CQ, CQ, CQ…Hopewell?

Tonight, for the first time in months, I got on the ham radio, calling CQ on the 40-meter band. My second contact was “Bob.” In a flash, my buddy Milton´╗┐ (sitting with me) looked up Bob’s call sign on his computer, and started laughing hysterically....

Where Is This Little House?

Come August 2014, this website will celebrate its fourth birthday, and one of my very first posts at this site was about this little mystery house in Ohio (shown below). Unfortunately, I never did find this house, or learn anything about the couple in the photo. I...

Another Mystery in Richmond!

My blog on the Sears Houses in Richmond has gotten several hundred views in the last few days. I am tickled pink to see it, but I wish I knew what led folks to a 15-month old blog! But in the meantime, I’ve made another *fascinating* discovery, which might lead...

Waynesboro: WOW!

On October 17th, I gave a talk in Waynesboro on their kit homes. The day before, Anne (local history lover and kind soul) had driven me throughout the city, looking for kit homes. And we found a bunch! There are more than 40 photos below, so I’ll let the...