A Home That’s Just Right
In 2005, the Wacoan featured the home of Dale and Madelon McCall. At that time they lived on Bosque Boulevard in a plantation-style home with their two children, Tyler and Anna.
“We built that house in 1995, and it was perfect for our children growing up,” Madelon McCall said. “We had youth interns from our church spend the summer with us. We had lots of extra room. Having the extra room was great.”
However, a few years down the road their kids graduated from high school and moved out, so McCall and her husband decided to downsize.
“It was too big for the two of us,” she said. “I had gone back to work and back to school and decided that I didn’t want to keep up the house.”
McCall, a former high school chemistry teacher, is now a lecturer in Baylor University’s School of Education. Her husband is a retired dentist who teaches in the dental assisting program at Texas State Technical College. The two of them moved into a home in Sheffield Park, and it was about half the size of their previous home. But soon they thought they might have downsized too much…
By Kathleen McKinney
Find the full article on page 88 of the March 2013 Wacoan magazine