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TAG : Antique

An Old Relic in the Modern World

One thing about technology is that it keeps getting more modern every time you turn around. For every new gadget, there is a more modern one to take its place before you have time to blink. When I was a child, if you wanted to call someone, you used a landline phone. Then as a young adult, ...

Second Hand Bargain Shopping

Tips, Tools, and Techniques to Care for Antiques, Collectibles, and Other Treasures (Practical Guide Series) (University of North Texas Press, 2012), by Georgia Kemp Caraway, encourages readers to take care of their antiques and collectibles. Georgia Kemp Caraway shares ways to clean antiques ...

A Love for Trucks

One of several trucks at the 2017 Flywheel Reunion, Macon, Missouri.I've always loved trucks. Even before I had a driver's license, I just knew that a car would never be for me. It had to be a truck or nothing at all. My first vehicle ended up being a 1982 Datsun pickup. I drove it for years. ...

Heirloom, Antique, Or Old Growth

I know it is still January, but the sunshine outside coupled with the melting snow is making me think about my garden already this year. So, I decided to write about some of the fruit I don’t have to mess with very much.And here is the question. What is the accurate way to refer to bushes ...

Importance of Hidey Holes On Farmsteads

I am sitting here watching all the Yellow Jackets outside our windows and I remember wondering last winter if the bugs would be worse this summer because we did not get cold enough up here to kill them off. Guess what? That is exactly what happened. We have had the worst year for Yellow ...

Antique Teakettle a Prized Possession

The one item I prize most in my antique collection is an iron teakettle my grandparents started housekeeping with in January 1856. Grandmother died when Mother was 2 years old. Grandfather took her and lived with his mother until the Civil War broke out, then he went into the service. No man ...

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