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Today was a good day. I had a meticulously maintained 1920 Tudor Revival. Check out the year-old copper roof. I can't begin to imagine what that baby cost. Apparently, the great recession hasn't adversely affected everyone.

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I thought of Mike Bryan when I saw this doorway detail. I know he'd appreciate it.

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Today was a good day. I had a meticulously maintained 1920 Tudor Revival. Check out the year-old copper roof. I can't begin to imagine what that baby cost. Apparently, the great recession hasn't adversely affected everyone.

Maybe that's because it didn't officially start for another 9 years -- at the very tail end of the "roaring twenties"[;)]

Nice work in any case.

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Phillip: Yes, that's the drain under the pile of pine needles. The roof surface can handle deep standing water, but I'm not so sure about the framing.

Kevin: Not depression, but recession - the big one we supposedly climbed out of in 2009 (could have fooled me).

The copper roof was installed a year ago, and about about two decades ago, an addition was put on the rear of the house. It's probably the most unobtrusive, well integrated addition I've ever seen. The addition is on the left side:

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