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May 2014

Ephemera, Homestead

The Homestead Has a Name

May 9, 2014

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Since we bought the homestead, I have been affectionately referring to it as “Skyfall” (James Bond’s boyhood home) in hopes that this name would stick and I would be able to imagine myself as 007. Alas, after watching numerous friends and family roll their eyes at me, and ultimately, Rose’s all-powerful veto, “Skyfall” was struck from the running. This led to many months of searching for the perfect name. On a recent car ride, after I had shot down many of Rose’s suggestions, she proposed “Rosedale”, quickly following up with “You know, back in medieval times, knights would often name their castles after their ladies…Just sayin’ ”

Well played Mrs. Jones… Well played…

So without further ado, the Virginia Homestead’s official name is