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I Found a Newspaper in My Wall

Every few months, the Library gets a call from a homeowner who is in the middle of a remodeling project. It usually goes like this: “I was tearing out my kitchen/bathroom/den and I found a page/section of… 449 more words



Tastefully Simple Spring-Summer products will be going away the end of September.

Right now, they are only available While Supplies Last.

Check my website to shop before your favorites are gone: Trish’s Tastefully Simple

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HSW Hosts Guild of Professional Tour Guides

On September 9, the Guild of Professional Tour Guides of Washington, D.C., held their monthly meeting at the Historical Society’s headquarters.  Members of the organization, which will celebrate its 30th anniversary in 2015,  are licensed tour guides who complete a professional development program consisting of guiding skills;  technique training; a written test; and practical assessment, which addresses history, government, and logistical knowledge. 513 more words


My Collecting Passion

My first pack of Football Cards

My passion for collecting began as a young boy when I bought my first pack of football cards in 1965. 1,025 more words


Dave Barry Quotations

I’ve been collecting quotations for years and figured I’d put my collections online for others to use as they wish. Enjoy these quotations, use the comment form to share any quotations by Dave Barry you don’t find here. 478 more words


Last Chance for Spring-Summer Tastefully Simple Products

Your Spring-Summer favorites are taking their final bow! Beginning September 9 they’re only available on a get-‘em-while-they-last basis. So, stock up before all the tropical flavors of summer are gone. 15 more words

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The Quantock Weavers

Many of the items in our stores have an interesting history and individual stories to tell.

Whilst looking through the collections at the Somerset Heritage Centre our Documentation Officer, Bethan Murray, came across a box of textile samples labelled the Quantock Weavers. 341 more words

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