The CLH, by Sears (Part II)

Yesterday, I talked about the CLH, which is an acronym. Sometimes, it meant, “”Cute Little House”! Other times it was short for “Compact Little House.” And other times it was our abbreviation for “Crummy Little House.” Sears...

The CLH, by Sears!

When Dale, Rebecca and I were gallivanting about the Midwest, seeking and finding kit homes, we developed a few “abbreviations” and one of them was, “The CLH.” “No, don’t bother pulling out the books for this one,” one of us...

The Day I Saw My First Fairy!

About 14 years ago, I excitedly dashed into the living room of our old house in Alton, Illinois and exclaimed to the husband, “I just saw my first Fairy!” Unfazed, he didn’t even look up from his desk, but merely asked, “And what kind of fairy...