• Posted in: WTH WTH Weds: New Year’s Resolution

    My new year’s resolution for 2012 was to be one that I was actually going to keep for the first time in decades. I promised myself that never again would I poke fun at a...

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  • Posted in: WTH WTH Weds: ‘Tis the Season for Window Shopping

    Hope everyone had a nice holiday!  My granddaughter and I traveled to Chicago to do a little pre-Christmas window shopping along Michigan Ave.  Obviously such activities would not be as enjoyable if all of the...

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  • Posted in: WTH WTH Weds: Bonus Stocking Stuffer

    Since the holiday season is upon us, I thought I’d give a little extra this week and offer up a bonus WTH today. Behold!  I have found Santa’s Workshop!  Ho Ho Help Us.    ...

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  • Posted in: WTH WTH Weds: Why Do We Hate the Window Edition?

    I don’t get it.  In my mind, windows can make or break the beauty of a house.  And I’m not just talking about stained glass, or leaded-glass, or 24-over-1’s or any other fancy-pants styles.  Plain old historic...

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  • Posted in: WTH WTH Weds: Stop and Smell the Flower Box

    Well that is beautiful. While the use of window flower boxes can be a great way to add a little splash of color and pizzazz to your home, I’m pretty sure you’re not supposed to build it...

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  • Posted in: WTH WTH Weds: It’s Not a Tumor

    This. Is. Unfortunate.   [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OaTO8_KNcuo]...

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  • Posted in: WTH WTH Weds: Double Door Double Take

    You’ll have to pardon the slight blur with this image.  I’d like to blame it on my shaky old hands but to be honest, I was laughing so hard I’m surprised it turned out this...

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  • Posted in: WTH WTH Weds: Good Lord!

    Yikes!  What in the name of baby Jesus made them think this was a good idea? This year, I’m sure thankful that I don’t live here....

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  • Posted in: WTH WTH Weds: Not Fit for Anyone

    I’m a Haughville fan.  Several of my favorite local restaurants are over in that general direction. Nice people. Strong community.  Over the years, they’ve been dealt a pretty bad hand.  But, they’re making a pretty...

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  • Posted in: WTH What the Hell Wednesday: Barn over Medieval Jail Cell

    Dr. Eugene is off having some emergency affliction tended to and it just so happens I chanced upon this beauty just yesterday along 10th Street. Nothing about this structure makes sense to me. Clearly, an...

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  • Posted in: WTH WTH Weds: That’s Not Helping

    A few months ago I penned a WTH column called McShambles where I spoke of the questionable improvements the owners of the former McShanes Bar had made to the exterior. Well if you haven’t driven by...

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  • Posted in: WTH WTH Weds: Beside Myself

    I’m a traditionalist when it comes to siding. I like brick and/or wood. You can add some other stone varieties in there when it comes to commercial buildings…but otherwise I’m strictly a brick and/or wood...

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