Tag Archives: Vintage

Fashions by Aldens

Kathy and I split the cost, a whole $5, for a vintage catalog a couple of weeks ago. It was a 1959 Aldens, Chicago, Illinois catalog full of the best 1950s fashions, household items, including furniture, pedigree puppies, auto supplies … Continue reading

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Spring Is In The Air

You know spring is here for reals when the very air you breathe is a heady, flowery perfume: This year the crabapples have gone insane. This is my friend’s fence line, as seen from the bordering apartment parking lot. If … Continue reading

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Awesomeness

Well, it happened again. I was minding my own business, just cruising an auction site, as you do when you are NOT looking for sewing machines, and there was a sewing machine, just sitting there with no one bidding on … Continue reading

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Home Again, Home Again, Jiggety Jig!

I’m so glad to be home again after a nice long visit with my mom in Florida. We drove, which is quite a trip, being about 1900 miles each way. It’s a good thing that B.H. and I get along … Continue reading

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Still Surviving in the Sunshine State

Hi, it’s me again this week. Kathy is tied up with family things and I’m doing a double dipper from less hot and sticky Florida. It was so hot last week, but this week it’s hotter in Colorado than it … Continue reading

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What a Difference a Day Makes

Well, Mother Nature is back to her wicked Wednesday ways. It was in the mid 50°s on Tuesday with lots of sun and no wind. It made me think that spring was definitely in the air. I was looking around … Continue reading

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I’m Done with Winter’s Shenanigans

I was reading some poems about spring to get me in the mood, when I saw the word shenanigans and thought about what a fun word it is. It might be just a bit too much on the mischievous scale … Continue reading

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They Love Me, They Love Me Not

It’s the Friday before St. Valentine’s Day, so of course we have some failed valentines to share, and maybe a suggestion or two that would work for us! I try not to get too hyped up over Valentine’s Day. B.H. … Continue reading

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Need a Hand?

We’re well into the quiet part of the year. An artist that Kathy and I support, Christine McConnell, said that Christmas should come at the end of January. The we wouldn’t have to rush through Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas, only … Continue reading

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Oh, We’re in For it Now

It’s snowing right now, so you might be thinking that weather is what I’m referring to with the title, and maybe it is, a bit. But, you know that we are rushing headlong into the holiday season, willy-nilly, and there’s … Continue reading

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