Sears and Wardway

What’s the difference between Sears kit homes and Montgomery Ward’s kit homes? Sometimes, not a lot. Sears was in business from 1908-1940. Wardway started in 1909 and jumped ship in 1932. Sears sold about 75,000 homes, and Ward’s probably sold about...

Rediscovering Innocence

On June 10, 2011, my 91-year-old father passed on. Almost to the day – one year prior – we’d moved him into an assisted living facility. This blog (below) was written soon after that event. In June 2010, my 91-year-old father moved into assisted...