Wintertime in Norfolk!

It’s been about 18 months since we moved to our new home in Norfolk. People say that “geography can’t make you happy,” but I surely do love living on Lake Whitehurst and I surely do love this mid-Century-modern brick ranch. Last year, we...

Have You Seen This Kit Schoolhouse?

The very first Sears “Modern Homes” catalog (1908) offered a kit schoolhouse. One year later (1909), the schoolhouse had already disappeared and was never offered again. For reasons I can not fathom, they named this first (and only) schoolhouse,...