Sherwin Williams Arts and Crafts Exterior Paint Colors

Historic Paint Colors Pt. 2

Since so many people find this post when searching for paint colors, I’ve updated it with better images of the Arts & …

Historic Paint Colors Pt. 1

Since so many people find this post when searching for paint colors, I’ve updated it with better images of the Arts & …

Lovely Aldeah

We often get confused looks when folks ask for our address–Aldeah is not the most common of street names. Aldeah Avenue was …

Porch Column After

Restoring the Porch Columns

We’ve wanted to upgrade the columns on our front porch for a while. Although Jonathan very ably rebuilt the stairs a few …

River Sand Plaster

When we had our door replaced, we had a chance to see what the original walls looked like before they were painted. …

Sandborn Insurance Maps

A friend stopped by my office the other day with something I’d only seen in digital form—a Sandborn Fire Insurance Map. Daniel …

Aldeah Before the Remuddling

One Saturday last summer, a couple stopped by the house and introduced themselves. Their son had owned the house back in 1997 …

A Gift of History

There was a nice surprise waiting for us on our porch when we got home the other night—the original abstract for our …