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The Valentine House, 2220 Jackson Street

The Valentine House at 2220 Jackson Street, Alexandria, Louisiana

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The first residents of record in this charming 3 bedroom, 3 bath craftsman style home were John T. 547 more words

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how to's of crochet item care

Hey hey darlings!

So, this topic has recently popped into some of my daily conversations with peeps who have received a crochet/knit item and are not sure of how to care for it. 931 more words

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Leonardo and Francois I at Clos Luce

In 1516, King Francois I imported his very own personal resident genius from Italy to his home in Amboise. He installed Leonardo da Vinci in a fine mansion just down the road, Clos Luce. 326 more words


Colonial Midway Museum

History of the Museum: The Midway Museum is a reproduction of an 18th century plantation cottage that was constructed in the mid 20th century. It was designed in a raised style due to the high water table in the area and is typical of early homes in this area of Georgia. 485 more words


Picture the Period Rooms

Ah, the MET, where a chair isn’t just a chair but a part of our past. I guess we all need reminders sometimes. At least that is one of my reasons for visiting the period rooms in the American Wing. 211 more words


what i do.

Besides working on a really damn old house, I make stuff. Lots of stuff.

I graduated from Ohio University a long time ago with a BFA and a focus in painting and ceramics. 246 more words

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Virginia Woolf and A Room of Her Own at Monk’s House

Virginia Woolf was born on January 25, 1882. She was a central figure of the intellectual and artistic Bloomsbury Group, whose influence is still felt. Virginia herself was an avant-garde novelist who changed the shape of the English novel with works such as… 589 more words

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