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Pondering Nostalgia

I touched upon the life of a recently departed acquaintance a couple of weeks ago on this blog. One of his ironic quirks was that he had a dim view of nostalgia. Perhaps he had this attitude because of his … Continue reading

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Mid Century Inspired

To go along with the two posts this week that used nostalgia as a theme, I decided to try for a hat trick. This third post is a complete surrender to the golden oldie impulse. Three mid-20th-century containers were in … Continue reading

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Nostalgia And The Quarantine

Today is Cinco de Mayo, but there will not be a community-wide party this year. Our town, as a whole, has accepted and adapted to our Mexican and Mexican-ancestry residents quite well. One way this is apparent has been our … Continue reading

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Almost Antiques …Floral Friday

This is the time of year we transition into different weather. We witness wild swings from wintry to spring–back and forth. For this reason, I want some old pottery around the house at these times. Is it comfort stuff? Today, … Continue reading

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Halcyon Days

Today is the beginning of the calendar period that is traditionally known as Halcyon Days. Halcyon is the name of a bird from ancient Greek legend associated with the kingfisher. There was the belief that the two weeks prior to … Continue reading

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Pondering Happiness

I stumbled across an old mix-tape last night while searching through a shoe-box full of trinkets and miscellaneous small items. Out of curiosity I popped it into the ghetto blaster. After several songs into the first side, “Kodachrome” by Paul … Continue reading

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Another View Of the Fifties And Sixties

“There is too much misguided nostalgia in America these days!” My friend Gene blurted this out while we watched a commercial for a local eatery. The visuals included scenes of 1950s teens dancing “The Twist” There were Hula Hoops and … Continue reading

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