Wake Forest 27587 Magazine

Spring 2019

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Wake Forest 27587 Magazine | Spring 2019 47 parents' wing — the eye is drawn to a framed- portrait of a teenage Teresa Hale, who grew up in Knightdale. e artist, a Ron Taylor, circa 1970, she said, was "kind of a hippie guy" who "exchanged that for rent one year." "He painted me. He painted my sister. He painted by nephew," she said. e master bath — yes, with a flared sky- light — has a vanity that requires little bend- ing at the waist. "Teresa and I are both tall," he said. "is is about kitchen counter height." e living room features a portrait of art- ist Winslow Homer's masterpiece "Breezing Up (or a Fair Wind)," an 1876 creation de- picting boys sailing on a turbulent sea. "My Dad was a sailor. He taught me to sail," Hale said. ere is a craved Noah's Ark nearby, crafted too by his father. "His passion was woodworking," he said while approaching another room with carved creations. "He made that dulcimer," he said of the musical string instrument. e high-ceilinged dining room features a catty-cornered dinner table. "is has been a great gathering place," said Hale, whose other roles include those with the Wake Forest Presbyterian Church and Boy Scout Troop 5. "We're kind of the home base for family gatherings." Directly above is "the tower room," or Continued on Page 50 ❱❱ Even the master bath has a personal touch, i.e. the vanity. "Teresa and I are both tall," Hale said. "This is about kitchen counter height." Adjacent to the bathtub is a separate glass block shower. PHOTOGRAPHS BY BOB KARP

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