Category Archives: Hobbies

Faux Console …Floral Friday

I do not have a fireplace in my home, nor is there room for a console table, but I do like to have a main focus point in the living room. There are some modular shelving units I assembled back … Continue reading

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Glass Cubes …Floral Friday

One of the most basic geometric shapes is the cube. When a container is manufactured in that shape, we have one of the most versatile, elegant vases. If the cube is glass, the creative possibilities for a designer are nearly … Continue reading

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Purples …Floral Friday

Among the array of colors, purple is possibly the most interesting hue. It can indicate humor as in “The Purple People Eater”. Conversely, it denotes dignified royalty. It is a relatively rare color in nature. Purple appears from time to … Continue reading

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Some Vintage Night Slides

Yesterday was a stay in the house day because of unpleasant weather. While pondering the situation, I decided to go through another carousel of old slides. After all, I have a projector screen that I found on eBay from someone … Continue reading

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April Vases …Floral Friday

This month seemed to get a late start this year if the beginning of April is judged by present Nebraska weather patterns. We still had blizzard conditions in parts of the state half-way through the calendar month. Our non-snow days … Continue reading

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My Antique Tintypes

The small cardboard box kept in the file drawer along with old owner’s manuals, instruction sheets, and letters caught my eye yesterday. I store the box in that place in order to keep track of it and keep it safe … Continue reading

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Inserts …Floral Friday

It all began with a hand full of fragile glass flower stems. ¬†They had to be taken care of soon in order to avoid breakage. I didn’t want to wrap them up in bubble-wrap, paper, or Styrofoam popcorn. They should … Continue reading

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