I've marveled before at just who happens to read my blog, and once again, have been surprised. A couple of months ago, I received an e-mail from Old House Journal, a publication of This Old House, requesting use of a photo from my blog for an upcoming issue. I granted that permission and yesterday, a copy of the August issue arrived in the mail.
The photo is one I took a year ago of our patio and pergola. It was the pergola that caught their eye, as they wanted to use the photo for an article on wood preservation.
The article is on page 60 and at the lower right corner, the credit for the photo is given. They even spelled my name right! (Over the years, it's been misspelled a hundred and eleven ways 75% of the time.)
When Romie saw the spread, he was so tickled. He couldn't imagine that his house would make it in a major publication. A pergola that he and my dad worked to build during one weekend back in 2001 was there for all the world to see. Good work, honey!