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The Crossroads SAS Used Book Sale starts May 5 2016!

Mark your calendar!

There are 2 more days to donate gently used books to the Servants Anonymous 14th Annual Calgary Book Sale at the tent in front of the OutPost Tent at Crossroads Market, just off of Blackfoot Trail at 1235 26th Ave SE, Calgary. 209 more words

Getting The Word Out

The Things They Leave Behind: Items, their stories, and the people who left them behind.

Sometimes you come across at item and you can’t help but want to know its history and who it belonged to in the past. Most of the time when you pick up an item at a second-hand store you will never know its story, but once in a while you get lucky and a clue or two may be left behind. 350 more words

Happy 400 Years Shakespeare!

Happy 400th Birthday Shakespeare!  Thanks for the many laughs, tears, confusing moments and great One Liners;)  I have enjoyed so much Shakespeare.  The original works and other funny versions like Star Wars or Doctor Who.  184 more words

"A Cast Of Your Skull, Sir, Until The Original Is Available"


Lately, I have become obsessed with phrenology.

Wikipedia defines phrenology as:


Phrenology is a pseudomedicine primarily focused on measurements of the human skull, based on the concept that the brain is the organ of the mind, and that certain brain areas have localized, specific functions or modules. 598 more words


Save Grandma’s Encyclopedia… I’ll Tell You Why

You should save Grandma’s encyclopedia and I’ll tell you why. It holds the history of the world and it’s more candidly told than it would be today. 261 more words


New Handstitched Journal: 1871 Antique Cover

This is a beautiful antique upcycled green book cover, from the 1871 book “The Veil on the Heart”. Preserve your thoughts and memories for yourself or the generations to come! 21 more words


Funny Spanking Art

Artists like Bill Wenzel, Ward en Kirk illustrated for magazines like Humorama. Here are some examples of the type of art they did, with a link to the magazines for more art and info. 27 more words