“The Little House,” by David.

I’m mighty happy to be in my new home, but one of the things I miss from the old place is my little 96-square-foot house. David Strickland designed it and built it in September 2008, and it is a real beauty. It has more than 250 linear feet of crown molding, a...

And The Plat Thickens, Part II

To read a fun update on this story, click here. Mark Hardin (fellow researcher and old house aficionado) has observed something (again), that I casually overlooked. But after thinking about this for 24 hours, I think he’s right. That happens a lot. David...

And The Plat Thickens…

Updated! To read the latest, click here! Here in Norfolk, we have a real mystery on our hands. There are 16 little bungalows (which we’ve lovingly named, “The Ethel”) that were originally built at another location (don’t know where), and then...

Teddy, the Amazing Watch Dog!

It was about 11:45 pm on a Thursday night when Teddy walked over to my side of the bed, stuck her snout next to mine, and gave me one loud “Woof.” I opened my eyes and said, “What?” (as if she would answer). With an unmistakable intensity, she...