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50 Years of Previous Space Love


20 years in the past once I had simply inherited the stewardship of OHJ from founder and house owners Clem Labine and Patty Poore my Mom celebrated my new position as OHJ’s writer by means of making me a scrapbook.

She titled the scrapbook “Peter Miller’s Previous Space Magazine”. In it she pasted pictures of the entire homes we had lived in. I used to be smartly into my maturity when Mom made it morning time on me how I’d come by means of my love of previous homes. We at all times lived in an previous area regularly within the ancient district.

Our Old House in Granville, Ohio
Our Previous Space in Granville, Ohio

We moved round so much rising up so there have been 7 previous homes in Chicago, Kalamazoo, Cincinnati, New York, Princeton, Annapolis and Granville. The oldest area used to be an 1830s Federal. The youngest a 1910 Queen Anne. The previous area I are living in now’s a tender 1924 Arts and Crafts.

Our Old House in Chicago, Illinois
Our Previous Space in Chicago, Illinois

Humorous how a Mom can know us higher than we all know ourselves. I’m feeling specifically nostalgic about OHJ’s 50 12 months historical past together with all that I’ve realized from running along side Patty Poore and studying her tales for 40 of the ones fifty years. On the outset of OHJ’s fiftieth 12 months Patty wrote her editor’s column about what we will be able to be told from previous homes:

  • Previous homes save us from…

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