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it's a RED EYE, singer

The photos in this post are pretty blurry so I apologize in advance if your eyes hurt afterwards.  These are the only photos I have at the moment. 247 more words


Book Review: The Third Knife by Pamela Boles Eglinski

The Third Knife
Catalina & Bonhomme Series #1
Pamela Boles Eglinski
LWF Publishing, October 2015
ISBN 978-0692549087
Trade Paperback

Catalina’s parents send her away from their vineyard farmhouse into the night with a guide to escape the advance of the Germans into Italy. 241 more words

Full Reviews

Collections 102, part 4: how do I store... books and photos

If you’ve been following this series, by now you have a working knowledge of preservation materials and storage options for your family treasures. Last week, the blog touched on… 841 more words


My Favorite Vintage Item- and why I'll never sell it

This is the clock that hung above my Grandpa Woolard’s television set, it’s a 1960’s model made in Chicago. I don’t know where he bought it or how much he paid for it. 512 more words

A Subconscious Memory

When I was in an antique mall, I picked up a clown doll. I do have a doll collection, but this clown didn’t fit the collection. 205 more words


Collections 102, Part 3: how do I store...textiles

So you’ve inherited the family textile heirlooms, now what? Textiles include clothing, rugs, blankets, lace or other fabrics. Bottomless quote generator, Ben Franklin noted: “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” It certainly applies to textile care; small measures now ensure good long term preservation. 642 more words