The Sears Marina: Just Add Water!

As a native of the Tidewater region (Southeastern Virginia), I’m not sure why Sears (based in the Midwest) decided to name one of their little kit homes “The Marina.” “Marina” comes from the Latin word marinus, which means “of the...

Our New Home, Part II

Today, we celebrate 10 days at our new house, a 1962-built brick ranch in Norfolk’s Bromley neighborhood. Every day, I find something new about this house that affirms it is indeed, The Perfect House for us. And it also has The Perfect Backyard. Yesterday, I saw...