It was a surprise in our conservatively styled town when this house turned up a bright blue.

blue house

I had noticed that an older lady lives here, so that made the intense shade even more unanticipated. Even the garage makes a statement.

blue car garage

Upon closer examination I saw a familiar looking car. It reminded me of a favorite picture book, The Old Woman Who Named Things by Cynthia Rylant.

old woman who named

Now I am filled with wonder. What other similarities are there? Most importantly, does my neighbor need a friend?


This house is on my route when I walk into town. Maybe someday I’ll stop in and pay a visit.

One thought on “similarities?

  1. Oh my gosh!! You absolutely need to introduce yourself!

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