Saturday, December 31, 2011

I'm a fan...

I don't think there is a way for me to adequately express my excitement about today's activity!  My sister and I are big "Army Wives" fans.  She found it on Netflix and nagged me until I started watching it.  Well, we took a trip to see where they film the show!  They weren't filming today but I'm sure we are going to go back once they are!

This may seem kinda dumb but I put our pictures with the pictures from the real show so you could see.  First, a picture of the administration building where General Holden works...
Next, we saw Claudia Joy's house with fake vines!
 And the pergola outside her house.
 It's hard to see, but in this picture there are lots of ropes and pulleys...our guess is that is part of the camera and lights stuff.
Then, THIS WAS THE COOLEST PART, we were driving really slowly through the area, and a man was working in one of the houses marked with the Army Wives yellow tape.  He waved at us, we waved back, and then he waved us toward him!  We GOT TO GO INSIDE!  I was just a little excited and accidentally drove over a sprinkler, so sorry Army Wives outside set designer!  Well, this house hasn't been used on the inside yet because it is being restored.  He said that on the next season, this will be the general's house.  It was gorgeous.  Here are some pictures of it. First, the upstairs balcony (that had been staged at one point for AW.) Next, a view of the beautiful front door and a view from the upstairs curved staircase.  And last from the end of the walk.

Suffice it to say that if I had my camera there would be a LOT more pictures but these are from Kelly's iPhone!


  1. This day was SO MUCH FUN! I'm glad you posted the pictures side-by-side so I can put them together as I watch the series. Karlie's hooked me up with Netflix and I started with the first series. I saw the stones where they were shooting that Kelly pointed out. It is fun to see and compare the "real world" with TV world. Also, is nice that they are "real" and not just images on a set like so many are.

    Loving your blog!

  2. P.S. Am very impressed with Kelly's iphone pictures.

  3. Holy awesomeness Batman, that's incredible! I am a ridiculously huge Army Wives fan... we saw them shooting frequently on base... we gawked horribly. lol Tim and I actually saw the dude who plays the General at Whole Foods. We felt like little kids...I can totally understand you driving over a sprinkler. It's easy to get star struck. I'm glad you had such a fun time there. :)