flarenut (flarenut) wrote,

What have they done to the old place?

To get an verifiable anecdote for a discussion at another site about kids not walking to school anymore, I checked Google maps for the distance between our old house and elementary school. And of course I couldn't help zooming in for street view. They cut down all the hedges. There's grass growing in the driveway. But at least the front door is still red...

(Oh, and it's six tenths of a mile, which I remember as rather more.)
Tags: nostalgia

  • Appliance love

    via firecat Bold the ones you have and use at least once a year, italicize the ones you have and don't use, underline the ones you use at least…

  • A carnivore's dilemma

    I like meat. A lot. (If you don't, you'll probably want to stop reading now) But in the US, if you cook with meat -- unless you're obsessive about…

  • The ever-filled pot

    So last night I took out a quart container of lentils that had been in the freezer since 2008 or so. There was a little ham in them when I cooked…

  • Post a new comment


    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded