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Why I’ve been sort of obsessed with sod houses since age 7.  Illustration by Garth Williams from On the Banks of Plum Creek by Laura Ingalls Wilder. 

Why I’ve been sort of obsessed with sod houses since age 7.  Illustration by Garth Williams from On the Banks of Plum Creek by Laura Ingalls Wilder. 

— 2 years ago with 41 notes
#sod house  #dugout  #Garth Williams  #Laura Ingalls Wilder  #On the Banks of Plum Creek 
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    I’d like to have a real, fully functioning tree house.
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    I was totally obsessed with this series when I was a kid (one of the first chapter books I learned how to read) and for...
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    OTBOPC is still my favorite of the LHOTP series, mostly because I always liked reading about Kids Getting Into Scrapes,...
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    awesome house
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    My childhood!!
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    On the Banks of Plum Creek by Laura Ingalls Wilder was always one of my favorites as a kid. :)
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    u have died of dysentery :(
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    DON’T DRIVE YOUR GODDAMN TEAM OF OXEN OVER OUR ROOF
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    I always wanted to live in a house like this. I look on Craigslist daily for “$700/House inside of a hill/Pets OK/Fiddle...
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