Rose Returns to Richmond?

* A two-year-old blog on Richmond kit homes has generated 2,000+ views in 48 hours. That’s a lot for one blog. And then on Friday, I discovered an advertisement in a 1921 newspaper featuring a potential *neighborhood* of Sears Homes near the Botanical Gardens....

Another Mystery in Richmond!

My blog on the Sears Houses in Richmond has gotten several hundred views in the last few days. I am tickled pink to see it, but I wish I knew what led folks to a 15-month old blog! But in the meantime, I’ve made another *fascinating* discovery, which might lead...

The Home Stretch

Twelve years ago, my life changed in so many ways and it all happened so fast. January 2002, my beloved mother died suddenly. Less than 60 days later, my husband of 24 years asked for a divorce. Thirty days later, a close friend severed all ties with me. In 90 days,...

A Rare Beauty in Mt. Olive, Illinois

Last week, I was visiting family in southwestern, Illinois and I had an opportunity to drive to Mt. Olive and meet with Realtor Carol Young who has a Sears Modern Home #118 for sale. It’s also known as The Clyde, and it is, as the title promises, a real beauty...