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Hot Springs Life & Home magazine April 2010 : Page 35

The great room's wood-burning fire- place and classic mantel are sur- rounded by floor-to-ceiling cabinetry. teams at a time and used to be a softball field for employees. “Don Munro and the Munro family have been very generous,” Will says. “His grandchildren have all played with us.” Having served as presi- dent of the Arkansas State Soccer Association (I’m currently the President) and coached here in Hot Springs for 15 years, this spring Will is taking a break from coaching, serving as a referee men- tor and helping out with other teams. Daughters Rebecca and Ashley were coached by their Dad – he offers a bit of advice on how to handle coaching one’s own children: “Get an assistant coach,” he says with a laugh, “Don’t talk to your own kids, and vice versa!” Marian and Will host buffet-style post- game meals and get-togethers in their show-stopper of a kitchen that features twin islands of beautifully veined granite that make perfect station-and-serving areas. Double rows of amber pendant lights define the workspaces. Dark- stained bamboo flooring (another green feature that is visually identical to wood flooring) features an inlay of intricately braided tile patterning. This is just one part of the attention to detail to be found here, as is the backsplash – polished granite makes a seamless surface from counter to ceiling. The open floor plan offers a view of the living room’s wood- burning fireplace surrounded by a classic mantel and into floor-to-ceiling book- cases that echo that dark stain of the kitchen cabinetry. The outdoor kitchen with a view of forested ridgeline has all the bells and whistles, including slushie Specializing in: Granite Kitchen Countertops • Soap Stone Quartz Back Lit Onyx - Vanity & Bar • Granite Fire Pits • Remodeling Natural Stone... accentuates long-lasting beauty and elegance for your home or office Bao, Lucy & Khanh As seen in the Maffit Home Timeless…Ageless…Beautiful! 501-762-0254 • 501-321-4346 • Full Showroom Available at: 357 Pitchercane Road • Hot Springs, AR 71901 HOT SPR NGS FE & HOME APRIL 2010 35

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