My husband and I are often considered opposites. He’s neat and tidy, and I am rather messy. He’s a trained engineer and his jobs have always required meticulous attention to detail and safety. I’m an artist, and my work depends… Read More ›
Historic Chicago, still there if you look for it!
Fellow blogger Jeff Wagg lives in the great city of Chicago. He is the brains behind the “College of Curiosity”. Curious is the best word to describe Jeff, if it’s new, old, different or in any way interesting, Jeff want… Read More ›
Happy Thanksgiving, and has anyone seen little Charles?
I just think wearing a turkey costume in a field is not the wisest move. Enjoy this vintage card, and your family, this Thanksgiving! Related articles Execupundit Ten Commandments For Thanksgiving (futurelawyer.typepad.com) Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!! (boonetowneseamsta.com) Thanksgiving Fashion (madisonmuse.com)
Old Photograph Scanning, and digital botox
I was chosen by my family, perhaps because I’m an “artist”, to visit my mom and go through the piles of old photographs. Everyone wants the photographs “scanned” and put up on a Flickr account where they will be archived… Read More ›
A Fish Called Ravioli, by Tim Walker
On the 13th of September 1952 my father Dick Walker, caught a fish, and it changed the life of our family. The fish in question was a common carp and it weighed exactly 44 pounds. It was a world… Read More ›
Who Doesn’t Love Maps?
I have to admit i love maps, and I found a blog that features maps (there are many of them I am told) You can spend hours exploring strangemaps. I decided to look around to see if I have any… Read More ›
Lake Franklin Pierce update…
Fall is slowly coming to Lake Franklin Pierce, I thought it might be time for a quick update. I’ve found wild grapes growing near the waterfall where water comes into the lake. There seems to be quite a crop. Then… Read More ›
Nazi Canning and Sex with the Devil! Bookstore Finds!
I love Homestead Books in Marlborough New Hampshire for many reasons. The price is right, being a used book store means I can get a whole bag of books for under $50. Many used book stores have a “half full… Read More ›
It’s FLAG DAY, and this used to be OK
This is an illustration from a 1923 children’s song book for school. At one time, this was just fine. Anyway, HAPPY FLAG DAY! az
The joy of the lost art of wearing hats
I am invited to two weddings within the next few months. I adore attending weddings. I’m not so sure about being in weddings since the great “Bride Meltdown of 1992” where I almost lost an eye and my first born…. Read More ›