The Final Countdown

We are in the final count down.  The past eight years of knowing we would be forced to move have come down to the next thirty days.

On November 15th, 2013 we will no longer be homeowners.  Not by choice, but by eminent domain.  In thirty days Hennepin County will own my dream home.

We are the sixth and final owners of 4020 Shady Oak Road.  I have photos of the home being built in the thirties with completion in 1938.

We knew the son of the original owner and we know his son and grand-daughter.

We know the history and the bones of this house.  Soon, very soon, we will only have photos and memories of the past fifteen years here.

Seventy-five years and six families of memories for the house…