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Ashes of Roses

As paint manufacturers know, there is poetry to the names of colors which influences the way that people respond to said colors. Sadly, the newer names invented by sundry marketers, “taste-makers”, business people, and other such scallywags are often not as euphonic to my ear as the old classic names (although the people at Crayola are pretty good at coming up with jaunty color names which have a whisper of classic beauty). 166 more words

History

105 First North Street

105 First North Street Photographs
105 First North Street 1986 Survey Information
  • Site No.: L-0097
  • Address: 105 First North Street
  • Name: Boddies Family Shoe Store…
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The Heavy-Weight Scales at the Resort: 1893

HEAVY-WEIGHT SCALES

They Were Fixed So as to Afford Encouragement to Invalids.

When the stoutest young lady at Fort Monroe got upon the scales there was a hush of expectancy, says the Washington “Star.” Up to that point everybody was pleased, because everyone seemed to have gained in weight. 573 more words

News And Announcements

Name Machine

Simply because I never get tired of concept of naming; here is a Victorian and Steampunk Name Generator I stumbled upon. You may set the gender, the social class and number of names provided. 328 more words

Historical

sewing undies!..victorian style..

So I’ve finally gotten to my steampunk victorian costume and first off I need some basic foundation garments to really bring this costume to life. So in comes my fancy Laughing Moon pattern. 229 more words

Clothing/Sewing