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On Cherish An Antique Day

One of dad’s side-gigs was antiques dealer. Although he had a state sales tax permit and an assigned area of the basement to display his small vintage and antique items, he only occasionally sold very many antiques. Dad also acquired … Continue reading

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Enjoy An Antique

Karl once wryly stated that my house looked like a boutique. My boyfriend and I had just tapered off of a minor quarrel when he blurted it out. Comparing my living quarters to a boutique was not meant as a … Continue reading

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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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