A sense of history
Follow Nancy Platteborze as she restore a house -- and chronicles a roller coaster of emotions from high ("I love this house; it has so much character and history...") to low ("What was I thinking! I wonder how much money I'll lose if I sell now?").
Part 1: An introduction: Why I love -- and hate -- my old house.
Part 2: Meet Nancy Platteborze: "My own history lead me to this house."
Part 3: Penniless and hopeless...the search for a fixer-upper.
Part 4: Needs TLC. Just a bit -- like walls, ceilings and a kitchen.
Part 5: You and Me Baby: Very, very dark days for Nancy and her house
Part 6: Starting over: Left in a lurch by her first contractor, Nancy begins again
Part 7: "Just give me white..." Painting the house
Part 8: Dating an old house: Detecting centuries of history
Part 9: Ecstasy and despair: Into the old house abyss again
Project Capsule: Nancy's house in a nutshell
New England Large -- a sensible, practical house
The Old House Web