Editor's note: Of all the factors that go into making a great community—businesses, schools, infrastructure and events—one of the most important doesn't show up in the numbers, and that's the neighbors we cherish. As Thanksgiving nears, we asked H-F residents to tell us stories about the neighbors who support them in ways large and small. This is one of the stories our neighbors shared with us.
In 2017, Jeremy Smith and Rachel Meadows-Smith moved to a house in Homewood that was perfect for them, except it didn’t have a garage.
No problem; Jeremy’s dad said he would help them build a garage, extending their long, narrow driveway to meet it behind the house. They enthusiastically planned for the project, which the family would complete themselves.