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The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me!

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton

The Stuff of Life

I read a poem in the #57 issue of Rattle that I wish I had written. That I should have written ;). It’s so cool, and it’s renewed my interest in writing more posts about “the secret life of objects.” 646 more words


52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks: Heirloom

One of my favorite family heirlooms, a beautiful little brooch, has an interesting story attached to it. My grandmother gave this brooch to my mom years ago, but she did not know anything about the brooch’s origins. 416 more words

52 Ancestors In 52 Weeks

Vintage Jewelry

My father knew I loved family heirlooms, so he used to give me items as he came across them.

These are some of his mother’s costume jewelry with the jewelry box they were in. 193 more words

Family History

Snow day = sweats. And rings.

On days that I don’t have to leave the house, like today (thank you #winterstormgrayson) I am decked out in my most comfortable sweatpants.

On days that I do have to leave the house believe me I know I am no fashionista, but if I’m just lounging it’s a full scale comfort operation around here.  516 more words



Pam’s Pictorama Post: Fair warning, you Pictorama readers who have followed these posts for a bit know that occasionally I fall out of my self-designated lane of discussing toys, photos, early Felix and black cat items, and instead head down a tributary which is another which is purely personal. 744 more words

Daily Prompt: Snippet ~ Treasures in The Attic Trunk ~

Daily Prompt: Snippet

The onset of Winter blanketed the world outside the window with its first snowfall of the season.  Winds wickedly blow, as temperatures drop below twenty degrees.  597 more words