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GOP Convention 1976 Swag

It’s not very popular to be a Republican these days. I could rant. I won’t.

These souvenirs from the 1976 Republican National Convention in Kansas City, Missouri were kind of sight for sore eyes in a local antique mall today. 101 more words

Even Damaged Slag Lamps Are Beautiful!

So there I was, cruising my favorite local thrift store and there it was. This beautifully imperfect slag lamp, in two pieces – just sitting there looking sad! 271 more words

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Tryst Falls, Missouri

There are two major thoughts that come to mind when I think about Tryst Falls. First off, let’s start with the name. I knew what the definition of tryst was, but had to go and check just to make sure I wasn’t imagining things. 478 more words


Gesso Frame example

I cleaned the middle part of this relief in a frame I picked up in Greenfield, Indiana. At first glance, it looks like wood, but it’s actually plaster that’s been stained. 70 more words

Clay County Pachyderms March Meeting to feature Bev Randalls of the Missouri Club for Growth

The Clay County Pachyderms will be meeting Thursday, March 13 at 6 PM featuring Bev Randalls, Chairman of the Missouri Club for Growth, at the Liberty Pizza Ranch. 146 more words

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Blue Grass Pastures by Paul Starrett Sample

In an effort to track down more information about this charming print, I called the C&O Historical Society. They were incredibly friendly and helpful, and here’s what they said:”The print appears to be of one of the paintings that was commissioned by the Chesapeake & Ohio Railway for use in the new cars on their post-war streamliner that was to be instituted between Washington and Cincinnati for daylight travel from serving the major cities along that route, but to primarily to provide convenient daylight arrival at White Sulphur Springs, WV to serve guests of The Greenbrier, C&O’s famous resort. 245 more words


June Meeting of Clay County Pachyderm Club: Legislative Forum

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Sponsor Legislative Forum

The June  meeting of the Clay County Pachyderms will be held on Thursday, June 14, from 6 to 7:30 PM.   120 more words

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