Limes and Tygarts and Bears, oh my!

So what do Limes and Tygarts and Bears have in common? Not much, unless you’re in my world. My husband likes to eat lemons and limes, rind and all. He says it prevents scurvy. I tell him that there are easier ways to prevent scurvy. Last year, we took a trip to...

Is My House a Sears Kit House?

The number one question I’m asked again and again – How do you identify a Sears Kit Home? First, begin by eliminating the obvious. Sears sold these homes between 1908-1940. If your home was built outside of that time frame, it can not be a Sears catalog...

Sears Home in Buena Vista, Virginia

The last time I visited Buena Vista, Virginia was 1969. Our family had been vacationing in Douthat State Park and we were awakened in the wee hours by a park ranger and told to get out immediately due to extreme flooding. Hurricane Camille had visited overnight and...