Round 3: April 2013

The Eckleys: Alan (79), Claudia (16), David (10), and introducing Garrett Eckley (15)


Alan was still very pleased with the work of the maid service–especially on the days that they sent Denise Hoffmann.  He wasn’t sure why they sent women in such a scanty maid outfit, but he wasn’t about to complain. Continue reading


Build Post: The Dive Bar!

The Dive Bar was closed down for 9 months due to fire damage, and had to be completely rebuilt. March 2013 marks the grand re-opening! So here’s the lot tour:


Here’s the exterior–it has some things in common with the old dive bar, but it is larger and the layout is a little different. Continue reading

Round 3: March 2013

The Austins: Thomas Austin (26); William Austin (26)


“So I’m thinking of asking Ana to move in with me.”

Will nearly choked on his toast when Tom made this announcement.  If Tom was serious, Will knew that he’d have to move out.  Not only was there not enough room for everyone in this house, but given the awkwardness between he and Ana since that one time….he couldn’t be here in the house with them both.

“It’s not a romantic thing–I just want to be close to Tanner.  I want my son to live with me.  But I don’t think Ana would let me have custody, and I’m not even sure that it would be a good idea, as young as he is.  I think I can remodel the house–you don’t have to move out.”

“I’ll definitely move out if she moves in.  A woman and a baby would really cramp my style.” He tried to sound lighthearted about it, so Tom wouldn’t feel bad about basically forcing him out.  He would feel the same way if he had a baby. Continue reading