Tags » Heirlooms

Old Flowers

Clearing out the loft turned out to be both a bigger and more emotional task than Jack could have imagined. He passed down box after box of chipped crockery, forgotten linen and battered toasters to his father on the landing below, and a whiff of nostalgia came with the cobwebs and mothballs. 201 more words

STORIES

Heirloom Shoes for My Toddler


This is about more than shoes. Clothes, jewelry, shoes, bags are all just trimmings that can help a woman say something. Hats off to women (and men) who are good at communicating this way; I’ve never really gotten the hang of it, although I’ve been caught up in the heated rush of a new handbag launch from Marc Jacobs. 563 more words

Motherhood

Precious Heirlooms by Denise Nelson GG (GIA)

Precious Heirlooms – A voice from the past & possibly into the future…

Denise took us on a walk through history both personal and global as she melded her gemology and genealogy back grounds into a wonderful discussion of what makes an heirloom. 292 more words

Meeting Archives

The Business of Beans - 3 tips for preserving the harvest

I love this time of year in Appalachia! There is something special about going to the farmers market or the roadside produce stand and seeing a mountain of fresh picked beans. 1,387 more words

Where is the Terrior of Appalachia at the Farmers Market?

Each week I visit farmers markets in Western North Carolina. I admit I am not nearly as well traveled through the region as I would like. 726 more words

Heirlooms: The Continuation

“Tim. I believe you were the last to see sheriff Langdon yesterday. Did he show any signs of stress or anything occupying his thoughts? Maybe looked agitated?” 627 more words

Writing

Nashville Flea Market

Here in Nashville we have a fantastic flea market on the fourth weekend of each month at the State Fairgrounds. There are buildings and sheds, aisles and aisles of junk – new junk, old junk, and collectable junk, even a few genuine antique items if you look hard enough. 621 more words

Humor