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Roland Sweet
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  • Alexandria, VA
  • United States
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Tell us about yourself:
I like flying over places where log homes would look good being.
Are you lucky enough to be living in a log home?
I wish. I have my land, though.
What timeframe are you looking to start your dream home?
24+ months

Roland Sweet's Blog

Out One Era and in the Other

One day, I’m convinced, you’ll be able to buy your log home online, probably from Amazon. I don’t begrudge them their success. I have an Amazon credit card for the reward points because I buy so much stuff from them. I wish they sold even more because I love free shipping. But they’re killing independent stores. I wouldn’t mind, except one of them is ours.

 

That’s right. The Log Home Bookstore has gone out of business. I remember when I started at Log Home…

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Posted on March 30, 2013 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Wishfulfillment Thinking

People who make their living selling log homes regularly inform me at log-home shows that they want customers who’re ready to build, not just wishful thinkers. But anyone wishing for a log home is ready to build it. They just haven’t cleared the hurdles to make it happen.

 

The past four or five years, a lot of people have been postponing their dream. Now, instead of sitting on the sidelines they’re finally making their move.

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Posted on March 14, 2013 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Show Time

If you’re in a post-holiday slump, one way to lift your spirits is to attend a log-home show. The 2013 show season is just getting under way, with shows being held all across the United States through next fall. Click here for a current schedule of upcoming shows.

 

Each show is different, yet all can help you move closer to owning a log home. If nothing else, they prepare you for what lies ahead along the…

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Posted on January 5, 2013 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Don't Bury the Lead

Journalism school taught me that you begin with the important news and put the stuff that matters least at the bottom. I was reminded of this lesson when I received this email from a log-home company:

 

THIS ELECTION IS FINALLY OVER.  AND, IT'S TIME FOR ALL OF US TO LIVE OUR LIVES AGAIN.  THERE WAS SOME GOOD IN THE ELECTION FOR ALL OF US.…

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Posted on November 24, 2012 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

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At 9:35am on November 12, 2009, Glenn V said…
Welcome to the neighorhood Roland. This has been a great website. I have learned a lot from here. Congratulations and I hope to enjoy many articles to come from your magazines.
 
 
 

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