It’s a Mystery

Take a guess what this item is (shown below). * * * * * Up until sheetrock became widely accepted, a home’s interior walls were finished with plaster. Today, the word “plaster” is used loosely to describe any gypsum-based wall covering, but in fact,...

Eight Pretty Maggies in a Row

As of last month, we’ve found eight Sears Magnolias. There are probably more, but where are they? The last three Magnolias that were discovered (in North Carolina, New York and West Virginia) were found thanks to the readers of this blog. So where’s Number...

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...