Monthly Archives: October 2019

Phase of the Dead

This is an age in which people are offended by real or imagined slights regarding gender, race, nationality, body shape, occupation, disability, hairdos, styles of dress, and forms of address. Homeowners who decorate their property with images or figures of … Continue reading

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Serenade for Sarah

The October issue of Old-House Journal proves again that it is the most informative and interesting of the restoration magazines. Eight times a year subscribers are happy to say “How do” to this welcome “How to” periodical. Among the features … Continue reading

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An Antique Notion

After attending the fall show of a local antique dealers association recently, I would characterize the people walking the aisles and those behind the booths as the old and the meticulous rather than the young and the restless. During the … Continue reading

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Back in the Cold Again

The commercials and print ads that offer products “to relieve the miseries of the common cold” certainly choose the best word to describe the discomforts of battling this sickness for there is no time short of recovering from an operation … Continue reading

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