Hey, You Good-Looking Norwood, You…

Thanks to Kit House Aficionado Andrew Mutch, I now have pictures of a picture-perfect Wardway Norwood in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Truthfully, if I’d been driving past this Wardway Norwood, I probably would have kept driving because I would not have recognized it as...

The Roseberry, by Sears

When I was a little girl, my mother and I would often watch “Star Trek” together on television, and when the credits rolled at the end, the name “Gene Roddenberry” appeared (as creator, writer and producer). My mother would often tell me,...

When an Old Person Dies…

There’s a saying that when an old person dies, it’s like a library burning down. In other words, it’s a significant loss of historical information and stories and records and experiences that can never be restored. I’d have to say there’s...

The Maytown Twins in Marlentin, WV

Several months ago, a friend called and told me that there was a Sears House in Marlentin, and that it housed the local insurance company. While visiting my husband’s family in Elkins, we made a side trip to Marlentin (which as about a 90-minute trip – one...