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I Love Buying Spoons…Yup, Spoons!

I have no idea why I became infatuated with old sterling silver spoons. Perhaps it started when my mother gave me some souvenir spoons that had once belonged to a couple of my great aunts (Edith and Elizabeth). I was a teenager at the time and I don’t remember particularly liking the spoons. I mean…

Appreciating a Smaller Collection

As someone who has been an on-again, off-again collector, I understand the lure of things, and the excitement and, even joy, which comes from finding that perfect item to add to a collection. Other than a few childhood collections (rocks and marbles), I didn’t start collecting anything until my mid-30s when, with college loans paid…