Category Archives: Vintage Collectables

Obsolete

There’s a 1980s Sears “LXI” TV in the music room that has not been used for several years. I plugged it in Friday to see if it still works like new. It does. I picked up one of those digital … Continue reading

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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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The Omaha Bee-News December 28, 1930

December 28th was just another Sunday in 1930. The Great Depression had been underway for over a year. Herbert Hoover was the US President and the 71st Congress was in session. The Executive Branch and the Congressional Branch were both … Continue reading

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Goodwill Industries Week

Like most folks, I like a good bargain. Plus, I like recycling stuff. Those are reasons I donate to and shop at thrift stores. In Norfolk, Nebraska, the one I like best is the Goodwill Store. The brand name is … 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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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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