Tag Archives: Heart of Stone

The Bard’s flair for word-bending


Today I’m offering a little something from the Bard. I’ve mentioned before that Shakespeare and I go way back. Not that far back. I’m not that old. 😉 My love of Shakespeare began my freshman year in high school. Compelled … Continue reading

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More than Little Bits ‘o Junk


My husband will be starting his “quest” soon. That’s what he calls Christmas shopping for me. As he’s described it on more than one occasion: “the gifts have to be unusual because you’re an unusual person.” Hmm… Yeah, I admit … Continue reading

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A Romantic Soul with Romantic Odds & Ends


As a romantic soul, I absolutely adore old love tokens. I have several varieties of them in my collection of odds and ends.  One of my favorites is a gold ring thimble. At first glance it’s just a sewing tool … Continue reading

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Now you see it now you don’t. #Mondayblogs


As I mentioned yesterday, postcards are ephemera, that is, they are transitory things.  Ephemera. I love that word. From the Greek it means lasting a day. To me it evokes those now you see it now you don’t kind of … Continue reading

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#3 A little rough but the greeting is perfect


Four years ago, my husband gave me a mostly empty album for collecting vintage holiday postcards and together we’re building a scrapbook one postcard at a time. The album is set up by the decade with sleeves for each and … Continue reading

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Vintage Greetings


Four years ago, my husband gave me a mostly empty album for collecting vintage holiday postcards. Together we’re building a scrapbook one postcard at a time. The album is set up by the decade with sleeves for each and covers … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving & snapshots of affection


How often do you think of the time before common things? Even the simplest things in our lives started as a spark in someone’s imagination. Four years ago, my husband gave me a mostly empty album for collecting vintage holiday … Continue reading

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