The Weather Outside is Frightful…

Last night, the Hampton Roads area (Norfolk/Virginia Beach) had an unusual event: A major snowstorm. It was accurately forecast, so we were all well prepared. However, this was a “special” snowstorm for me, as it was my first winter in my new house. Enjoy...

Operators are Standing By…

Okay, there really aren’t any operators standing by, but it’s such a cool expression. However, the last of the “author’s stock” of Finding The Houses That Sears Built is flying out the door. Teddy shows off the orders from this weekend....

Almost Six Months Out…

Feels like the second wave of grief has hit. Plus, I busted my leg during a bad fall so I’m not able to move around much. And were it not for my friend and angel “Milton,” I’d have lost my mind. Milton has stayed right with me for six months,...

The Wabash: A Dog’s Eye View

Teddy the Dog noticed a couple things about the Sears Wabash (in yesterday’s blog) that I had missed. 1) The 1920 version had “chains” on the front porch (something a dog is always cognizant of); 2) The Wabash didn’t offer indoor plumbing...

Teddy The Dog Needs Advice

Frequent visitors to this page will know that Teddy the Dog is a prominent and important part of my life. Yesterday, we returned from another visit to the vet and learned that Teddy is (again) suffering from some type of allergic dermatitis. This time, it’s in...