Monthly Archives: September 2016

My Glass Menagerie

As I was cleaning and straightening today, I noticed my glass ball paperweight collection. I have added several in the past few months. I took a picture and then thought of all my clear glass collections. I have the small … Continue reading

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See Ya later, Alligator

Years ago my mother gave me two pairs of her alligator shoes and one pair of my grandmother TeeTee’s alligator shoes. Later, Mama gave me  a 1940’s -50’s alligator clutch. She told me that the shoes cost $100 way back … Continue reading

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New Addition to Collection

This week a friend came over and said he’s found me a new addition to my petit point and needlepoint collection. He found a needlepoint purse with a center of petit point at a sale. These types were made from … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s Trip to Huntsville, Alabama

Yesterday, I was invited to go to Huntsville, Alabama to help a friend pick up a couple of pieces of furniture.  We left at 6:00 for the 6 1/2 hour trip. We got there at 1:30 and met the couple … Continue reading

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Stuff, Stuff, and More Stuff

If you know me, you know I don’t need anything. But, as a life long antique collector it is so hard to break the habit. Even with the addition of things from Mama’s house and a truck load of stuff … Continue reading

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The Last Three Weeks

The last three weeks, for me, has been a very stressful and emotional time.  You know my mother died in May right before school was out and I was retiring from Sacred Heart. Well, we sold the house and to … Continue reading

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