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Halfway through the holiday weekend. Lazy morning followed by an afternoon spent writing, walking, and looking through old photo albums sent from my cousin Sally, who inherited them from my great-uncle Merlin. 97 more words


Illustrating History

A friend shared a link to a photo resource, and I had to pass it on. Photogrammar is a very nifty collection, curated by Yale University, of photos taken between 1935 to 1945. 191 more words


Hell on Wheels isn't better than this...

So lately I’ve been watching a show on Netflix called Hell on Wheels, an AMC series about the building of the transcontinental railroad . I notice the hats sported by the characters on the show are the same as the ones worn by long-ago guests of the Pioneer Hotel – once located at Requa on the banks of the Klamath River. 22 more words

Old Things

This is My Impression Of A Big Briefcase

I set the span at 6″ for the Sir Edmond Halley briefcase.  I know lawyers and doctors carry around  a lot of paper.  If an extended size and security is needed, this flap over briefcase with front straps performs better than a top loading briefcase. 77 more words

Black English Bridle

A Bold Shadowy Figure Of A Bag

…wrapped intensely around your grip as it sways from side to side telegraphing an image of strength.  THIS is serious business – The McCarty briefcase… 37 more words

Black English Bridle