I spent the day in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. It’s one of those perfect towns where every store has everything you’ve ever wanted. The restaurant fare is delicious and affordable, and even the public bathrooms are clean and well stocked. … Continue reading
A few photos from a Sunday walk in Washington Oaks.
The Crow Worthy Award: It’s not just about attracting attention, though it is distinct enough to be identified in a crowded sidebar. Rather it is more about complimenting you who have shared your stories, photos, knowledge and, most importantly, kindness … Continue reading
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I’m just getting started with my decorations, and as promised have put some pictures up for fun and maybe a little inspiration. Most of my decorations are very old, handmade by New England artisans, and bought at fall craft shows … Continue reading
Yesterday’s blog containing a staged grouping of cabinet photos generated a question about where I got them. I’ve been collecting them for years, along with stereoscope cards. I have about 25 of the stereo-cards, and they are unique in that … Continue reading
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Tagged Antiques, Art, Cabinet Cards, Collecting, Logos, photography, Stereoscope Cards
Last night I vacuumed and dusted before I went to bed. I do this occasionally to lessen Monday morning’s mundane chores so I can straight away start playing in my studio. I knew it was going to be another … Continue reading
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Another stellar day on Anastasia Island. We went for the craft fair, but wound up at the pier, watching the birds steal the fishermen’s bait and this old pelican play with his admirers. When I got my chance, he (perhaps … Continue reading
I was leafing through the latest issue of Artful Blogging, and was thinking how all the photos in it were so beautiful. Where do they find such interesting subjects to snap? And is the world really this colorful? Much of … Continue reading
From Alfred Lord Tennyson’s poem In Memoriam: 1850 I hold it true, whate’er befall; I feel it, when I sorrow most; ‘Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have loved at all.
My sewing table at 6 p.m. on February 10th. It’s going to take me days to clean this up.