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Entries from June 2010

Double Time

June 30th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Do you remember this sweet little clock? It’s  a duplicate of the first clock I owned, back when I was 9 years old. Recently I was looking at some old Christmas catalogs online and found the ad for it in a 1966 Sears Wishbook. That was such a happy surprise. It’s always fun to stumble [...]

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Wedding Bowl

June 24th, 2010 · 7 Comments

Mom Wald recently wrote a post about collecting old dishes and the fun of tracking down information about it, such as the pattern name. Her post got me thinking about this bowl, one of my treasures that’s been tucked away in the curio cabinet. Recliner Man and I received this bowl as a wedding gift [...]

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Tick, Tick, Tick, Tick

June 22nd, 2010 · 1 Comment

A while ago I purchased a75 year old rotary clock. I had just recently become aware of these “tape measure” clocks and was fascinated by them. I got lucky and won an eBay auction at a very low price. The clock showed some serious signs of age on its case, but for the price I [...]

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The Road Of Life

June 18th, 2010 · 3 Comments

You never know where Life’s road will take you. Sometimes it passes through familiar and happy territory, other time through dark and troubling turns. There are cross roads and new directions to travel, and lots of roadside attractions to stop and explore. You can buy maps and chart your course all you want, but the [...]

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Flag Day 2010

June 14th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Today is National Flag Day. On June 14, 1777 the Continental Congress made the Stars and Stripes our national flag and in August of 1949, President Truman signed off on a declaration from Congress, making June 14  National Flag Day.

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Racing Into Summer

June 8th, 2010 · 2 Comments

The calendar may still be singing the praises of Spring, but Summer has arrived here in the Valley of the Sun. My back yard thermometer has been dancing around both sides of the 110 degree mark and the pool is finally warm enough for even me. I tend to be quite a wimp about cool [...]

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