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Letters to Myself Review

Waiting for the show, to begin, I observed two women weaving their way around the auditorium, stopping to speak in a confidential manner to selected members of the audience. 775 more words


Devilbiss Restoration is Underway!

Devilbiss began their work renovating and restoring the farmhouse.  Their first task was “demolition,” as they say.  The term always made us nervous, but it refers to clearing out the stuff in the house that is not staying.  137 more words


View From The Sidelines

By George Caulkin, Northern Sports Correspondent, The Times

There is poetry in football. There can be poetry in anything if you look hard enough, but it was football that first made me think about beauty and the power of description. 471 more words

Spires - Reach for the sky...

A Gothic Revival house appears to reach for the sky. On this Randolph Street Gothic Revival home you can see it in the steep front gable, the triangular pediment above the front French door and even the subtle pointed arches of the window pediments. 219 more words

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Playing With Pry Bars

We hoped to preserve as much of the old wood floors in the family room as possible during the restoration process.  However, the floor in that needed to be re-leveled.  111 more words


Who was Harriet Martineau?

Harriet Martineau (1802-1876) has been described as Britain’s first female journalist, the first professional ‘woman of letters’, and the founder of the modern discipline we call sociology. 652 more words

Harriet Martineau Dreams of Dancing Review

Harriet Martineau Dreams of Dancing by Shelagh Stephenson. Photo Keith Pattison

Last week saw the opening of Harriet Martineau Dreams of Dancing to a full and enthusiastic audience at Live Theatre. 673 more words