Wednesday WTF

We Don’t Even Have Words for This Week’s Wednesday WTF

By Adlene Neely Dealey / July 1, 2020 / 4 Comments

One of the first things my predecessor told me about writing the Wednesday WTF is that you will always have this tiny little bit of panic on Tuesday morning when nothing worthy has crossed your desk, and then, she said, “the benevolent WTF fairies will deliver.” It wasn’t that I didn’t believe the woman who […]

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What Day Is It? Totally Over the COVID Life

By Adlene Neely Dealey / June 24, 2020 / 4 Comments
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Remember in March when we all were told to go on ‘git inside because the COVID was coming, and we all bought yarn and bought sourdough starters from the back of minivans at Preston Center and had Very Grand Plans of living that Laura Ingalls Wilder life, complete with the not having any toilet paper? […]

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The Midcentury Modern That You Might Find Moving

By Adlene Neely Dealey / June 17, 2020 / 0 Comments

Do you like Midcentury Modern architecture? Do you like cars? Do you like both of those things, and living in houses? Well, we have a thing for you today. See, as we’ve explained before, sometimes the Wednesday WTF is a macular nightmare, and sometimes it’s a cleverly done Midcentury Modern building that has been given […]

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The House for Social (And Only Social) Climbing

By Adlene Neely Dealey / June 10, 2020 / 1 Comment

Do you like stairs? Do you like climbing stairs that serve no practical function, except maybe for posing on social media or recreational in-home stairclimbing? We have the house for you. I mean, you’re gonna have to move to North Dakota, but dude, stairs. Stairs for climbing. I should start all of this, however, by […]

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The Missouri Home That Time Forgot

By Adlene Neely Dealey / May 27, 2020 / 0 Comments

So, we all know that CandysDirt.com readers love some time capsules. Homes that are perfectly maintained, never-changed boxes of unfettered design sense from a specific era are fun to look at, for sure. Do you keep that wallpaper? After all, it looks like something you almost ordered for twelvety hundred American dollars two months ago […]

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The Unassuming House That Will Have You Whipped

By Adlene Neely Dealey / May 13, 2020 / 3 Comments

One time, when I was in college, I had a professor that was, to all appearances, a quiet, unassuming, even milquetoast individual. He was, if you will, a mayonnaise on white bread sandwich — but then one night I discovered that there was a ghost pepper in that sandwich. Our good professor wandered out of […]

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