This adorable cafe is still in business in Garberville, California — the heart of redwood country.
I love this beautiful vignette from Prize Antiques in Bottoms Up (first weekends, West Bottoms, Kansas City, Missouri). It makes me want to pack my suitcase and hit the road! Hmmm…who’s up for a road trip???
It seemed wonderfully appropriate to arrive in Butte, Montana on Halloween, since I sought out this historic mining town for its architecture and, especially, for its many ghost signs. Ghost signs are painted billboards on the sides of decades-old buildings and, like decades-old people, some have survived better than others. There’s a conscious effort in Butte (and in Port Townsend, Washington and Eureka Springs, Arkansas) to preserve these artistic beauties as time capsules from the past. Nearly 100 of them survive in Butte, in varying conditions. A few of my favorites —