Wake Forest 27587 Magazine

Spring 2019

The quarterly 27587 MAGAZINE is a must-read, in-you-hands publication that strives to give a deeper identity to rapidly growing Wake Forest, N.C. It highlights in-depth stories, targeting higher-income households.

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26 Spring 2019 | Wake Forest 27587 Magazine BOB KARP Patti Brenton, left, and Kristen Walsh place a piece of art in the dining room Michael Walsh, wondering how to mount a widescreen television on the home's siding. During their 2-day move-in experience, Michael Walsh's "B" — for Boston — baseball cap transitioned to a Cubs T-shirt. "He's a Boston guy," Kristen Walsh said as a way of re-assurance. "We went to Chicago once. You won't see him with Yankee stuff, though." Even "Hobbs" has a ballfield connection. "He was named after the movie 'e Natu- ral'," he said of the 1984 film starring Robert Redford as a legendary ballplayer named Roy Hobbs. e widescreen TV above the living room fireplace, meanwhile, serves as a musical back- drop to the move-in day, tuned into the music channel "Today's Country" and the George Strait tune "Every Little Honky Tonk Bar." "We are!" Kristen Walsh said of being fans. "We love country." Before long, Michael, who has been car- rying in boxes himself this day, is ready for a little pick-me-up. "I only had one cup of cof- fee," he said. "I need a pot." With a growing family, the couple — like so many others — was determined to find their special home. It became a must-have, reminiscent of the words of a young Tom Hanks in the 1986 film classic "e Money Pit." "I want this house. I need this house," he said. "I love this house," proclaimed co-star Shelley Long. is being a new house, the Walsh family is being spared the comedic renovation nightmares of "e Money Pit," but Jared Crabtree of Crabtree Family Moving has a few move-in-day tales worthy of Continued on Page 28 ❱❱

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