The Greatest Architect

In September 2010, my husband and I visited Natural Bridge (a city in its own right) and saw THE Natural Bridge. After paying our $18 per person admission fee (yikes!), we walked down the 137 steps to see one of the Seven Natural Wonders of The World. It is beautiful...

Sears Homes in Atlanta, Georgia

In 2010, I visited Atlanta, Georgia (and surrounding areas), where Nancy (an old house lover, kind soul and Acworth resident) drove me many miles seeking and finding kit homes. Below are a few of the houses we found in the area. It’s likely that there are many...

Sweet Home Alabama!

Heretofore, there are only six known Magnolias in the country. Six. And there’s one in Alabama! What is a Sears Home? These were kit homes, sold from the Sears Roebuck catalog from 1908-1940. The houses arrived by train, in 12,000-piece kits.  (And you thought...

Sears Homes in Alabama

On a prior post (Sears Magnolia in Piedmont, Alabama), I talked about photographing a Sears Magnolia in Piedmont. What I did not talk about was the trip. I traveled from Norfolk, Virginia to Atlanta, Georgia and met up with my friend Nancy (who lives in Acworth), and...