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Building a Home with My Husband: A Journey Through the Construction, Demolition, and Renovation of Love Rachel Simon

Building a Home with My Husband: A Journey Through the Construction, Demolition, and Renovation of Love

Rachel Simon

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Rachel Simons historic home on a charming tree-lined street was hardly ideal. It was too small, too dark, and there was a gaping hole in the dining room ceiling. So when the house is burglarized, Rachel and her husband, Hal, agree its time to sell.MoreRachel Simons historic home on a charming tree-lined street was hardly ideal. It was too small, too dark, and there was a gaping hole in the dining room ceiling. So when the house is burglarized, Rachel and her husband, Hal, agree its time to sell. But in a difficult housing market, and with Hal being an architect, they soon realize: Why leave when they can renovate?Rachel prepares herself for the disagreements and disasters that can accompany a major home renovation. But what she isnt prepared for is the emotional journey that will blow open the seal around everything she thinks she knows about herself, about family, and about the misunderstandings and resilience of love. From Hals first design sketch to the last stroke of paint, memories of a difficult childhood, friendships left behind, challenges with siblings, and an improbable path to marriage come bursting out. Once the dust settles, Rachel is astonished by the many gems revealed along the way---and comes to discover profound insights about the construction, demolition, and renovation of personal connections.Featuring beloved characters from Riding the Bus with My Sister and written with Simons signature breathtaking prose, Building a Home with My Husband is a wise and poignant reflection on loves endless possibilities and the extraordinary endurance of the human spirit.