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Making a Pink Sateen Ball Gown, 1860’s Inspired, Part Four

Here it is, the final post about my lacy 19th century confection! If you haven’t already, definitely check out the first few posts about this project. 1,005 more words

The Making Of

Making a Pink Sateen Ball Gown, 1860’s Inspired, Part Three

It’s taken me two months but I finally have another post about making my 1860’s ball gown! I’ve already showed the process of making the… 1,788 more words

The Making Of

June 1 in San Antonio history...

 Robert E. Lee is counted in the 1860 Federal census, living at Ladreska Phillips‘s boarding house here (right).

The Smith-Young Tower is completed at a cost of $3 million.   62 more words


Learn Something New Every Day!

Hmmm… Well….

I’ve learned something new in the past few days… so it can’t all be bad. :)

TAKE-HOME LESSON NUMBER ONE: Use only ONE year for all ‘first’ copyrights for a book. 348 more words

Jenny: one of the poem's buried with Elizabeth Siddal and exhumed by Dante Gabriel Rosetti

“Vengeance of Jenny’s case! Fie on her! Never name her, child!”—Mrs. Quickly

Lazy laughing languid Jenny,

Fond of a kiss and fond of a guinea, 2,614 more words