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  1. Mourning the Mentone Springs Hotel

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    March 5, 2014 by kristin

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    A few years ago, some friends, my hubby and I spent a beautiful September weekend in Mentone, Alabama, a tiny …
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  2. All Hail the Turret

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    April 20, 2013 by kristin

    I have a Victorian house. This isn’t it. This one actually burned down in 1914 (major sad face) and was replaced with a Prairie style. Prairie style houses are okay and all, but is there anything better on earth than a turret?


  3. Old House Inspiration

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    March 6, 2013 by kristin

    I have long been an old house lover. It happened some time in childhood, when I devoured everything L.M. Montgomery at the local bookstore and wanted to live in a slanty-ceilinged nook of a room like Anne Shirley.

    Several years ago, I convinced my husband we should buy a Victorian house in a tiny town off the beaten path. We lived there happily for several years, bashing out 70’s-era bathroom tile on the weekends.


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Historical fiction writer and reader. Procrastinator. Sewist. Ally. Fan of red lipstick, rock 'n' roll, and everything vintage.

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The Boy in the Red Dress

A 1930s Veronica Mars must save her drag queen BFF and her aunt's speakeasy from pesky cops and a petulant mobster in seedy Prohibition-era New Orleans.

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