SURE DOES LOOK LIKE AN OLDEN DAYS MANSION IN BRICK. HOW MANY ADULTS HERE HAVE—USED—A CHAMBER POT?
NANA DOES A GOOD JOB MAKING HISTORY COME ALIVE! 🙂
My grandies call this a “mansion”
where they picture candlelabra,
thanks to, “Beauty and the Beast”
well-liked character, “Lumiere.”
They think “fancy” places
have flowers in vases and they
ponder aloud, “Every big house
must have a back twisty stairs
and front door leading to a huge
staircase with place to hold onto.”
“Do you mean a stair railing?” I ask.
Shrugging shoulders and, “Can’t
you answer this?” Incredulous
looks on grandchildren’s faces.
They are picturing Belle
descending this staircase.
Another detail they add, as I
open all windows and park
in the barn’s driveway ~
“Wait! Do they have a guard?”
Hmmm. . . hoping not, as I
don’t see any signs of dogs
nor guard house. I walk over a
richly thick carpet of grass and
love the idea of this house being here
so long ago. Something to preserve
history and the small town of
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