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On the Mark: This handy man is my handyman

 

January 10, 2020

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The Walli/Markusen house has an addition that is home to this baby grand piano.

My husband, Rod Walli, often and confidently says in Finnish: "Voin Korjata mitaan." It means "I can fix anything."

He's not bragging. Just expressing confidence.

I'm drafting at home. Morning light bounces off walls and a

cathedral ceiling he built 17 years ago, enlarging the bungalow that Barb Walli designed and where they raised their boys, Gene and Mark. One time, a nosy drive-by neighbor asked "Why are your building an addition?" "For the baby," the 64-year old Rod answered, amused at the horrified look flitting across the man's face. "The baby grand piano."

You name it, he can do...



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