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The Barn Lady

A Tribute to Tali Sue

As I speak to groups I find that many people do not realize the treasure that a heritage, timber-frame barn really is and why such a barn is worth saving. If you have, or can influence someone to keep a “real” barn in good repair, please make that commitment. When these barns are gone they are gone forever. Deep regret cannot bring them back.

Love a barn? Save a barn!

“You told us that a heritage barn is a treasure and you said it with such love. I have never met anyone so passionate about anything!”

I.G. Manistique

“Your enthusiasm made us see our old barn in a whole new light. We are glad we have saved it.”

Retired farm couple, northern Michigan

"You have a wonderful vocabulary and a gentle but learned and inviting voice. You made everyone feel comfortable and invited them to participate in the talk."

M.M. Battle Creek

“I was not sure you could surpass your first visit to our group – keep up the good work. You enlighten so many.”

J.S. Albion

"I could listen to you talk about barns for hours and never lose interest. I have learned so much!"

J.S. Albion

"I just love your humor!"

Retired teacher, Lansing


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