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Feeling Nostalgic and the Allure of Old Stuff

As I flew into San Francisco airport on Monday, the plane did a pass over the city and I felt my heart catch a little. This was once my home. I lived there for several years in the 1980s as a twenty-something. It was an exciting time. My first real job out of college. My…

Antique Hunting in Bellingham

I’m on a mini-vacay visiting my youngest in Bellingham (WA) and, of course, I had to do a little antiquing while here. I didn’t spend a lot of time in any store as I didn’t want to bore my daughter to tears, but I did find a few things I’m pleased with. No home runs…

On My Radar: Handmade Primitive, Rustic & Weird Things

First, let me say I do love pretty things. Both my store and home have items of conventional beauty and classic design. But I am also drawn like a moth to a flame to handmade things that are primitive, homely and even weird. They intrigue me. My only criteria, they have to be HONEST. I see…