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National Cherish An Antique Day

The very first, and only, bonafide antique top hat I’ve ever worn belonged to a long-departed Nebraska Territorial Governor.  My best friend’s father, Ed, purchased three items of Samuel Black’s wardrobe at an auction many years ago.  One day, while … Continue reading

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My Lucky Lamp

The parlor lamp looked rather forlorn on the shelf, but I instantly knew it was something quite rare.  I almost had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn’t dreaming.  My acquaintance, Andy, sauntered to my side and began telling … Continue reading

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