Don Leary and Becky Fuhrman fell in love with a grand home in Rossford built in 1938. The house had great assets but the traffic flow was inefficient and the interior was in disarray. They saw huge potential and spent several years turning it into an Art Deco wonderland. A new floor plan, utilizing the existing garage and turning it into the kitchen, opened up the area and allowed for a spacious dining and great room, perfect for their annual Kentucky Derby party. They enlarged the home with a second floor wing featuring a gallery for Don and added a delightful screened in porch off the master bedroom where they can enjoy the river scenery. The decorating is a combination of transitional and contemporary and is gracious and sophisticated. Unique objects d’art and furniture present a well designed picture. The exterior of the home is Art Deco at its best with clean lines and rounded windows. The eye-catching street number and landscaping finish this striking home.
Changing communications with COVID-19 You’ve texted (and occasionally even Face-timed) your friends, children and grandchildren countless times, and perhaps you have participated in an occasional Zoom event. But those modes of communication just don’t replace the face-to-face time and personal contacts that have been removed from our lives due to the pandemic. But, technology may
After a lazy summer soaking in the sun, gardening and afternoon swims, let’s look forward to the joys of changing seasons. Approaching the time of pumpkin patches and chrysanthemums, cinnamon donuts and cider, changing leaves and crisp air — fall means a trip on the open road to witness the changes across the countryside. We
BEEF STROGANOFF As the temperatures start to fall, comfort food is what motivates me to my kitchen. Saucy, savory, belly-warming comfort food tastes so well, comforting., especially after a summer of fresh fruits and vegetables lightly and quickly grilled on the patio. My first cold-weather dish this year was Beef Stroganoff. It certainly did not
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