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It’s Still Christmas in February at Rita and Harry’s

Glenda called and she said Rita and Harry had kept their Christmas decorations up for the bunko group to see the other night. She asked me did I want to go out and see them and their decorations. I accepted … Continue reading

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My Show and Tell from Houston

We always have Show and Tell each night at Houston. There are several reasons for doing it, but the main one is someone always finds something you need and they usually remember where they bought it. I am so different … Continue reading

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Antiquing in Tulsa, Claremore, Joplin and Little Rock

In the past two weeks I have been gone teaching and traveling.  These are the finds I got in Tulsa, Claremore,  Joplin, and Little Rock. Some are Christmas presents, some are for people that collect certain things, and some are … Continue reading

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My Art Show at My Retirement Party

I showed my miniature primitive watercolors, teacup gardens, wood burning, post card making, a few quilts, and hand mirrows.

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Buttons, Buttons, Buttons!

When I was at AWOL my good friend, Marilyn Kinsey, asked me to sort our late friend, Debbie Chance’s, buttons to see if there was lots of money in them. Randall had given them to Marilyn to bring. I got several … Continue reading

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Primitive Farm Watercolor with Sheep Buttons

I found some sheep buttons at Hancock’s the other day and decided to paint a farm picture and glue the sheep buttons on the watercolor. I had a shadow box frame that would fit it. It is about 4″ by … Continue reading

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Buttons from Switzerland and Germany

Friends went to Germany to see their daughter this summer, and they brought me back some buttons, trinkets, and a hand-painted brooch. They were wrapped in two small sacks. There were two different reindeer buttons, an edelweiss button, a Saint … Continue reading

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Collecting Buttons – Gifts from Friends

Buttons: Little individual miniature works of art.  When you collect buttons someone is giving you some. I have a friend Brenda in Morrilton that when she  goes junking, she finds cheap bags or jars of buttons for me. She dropped off … Continue reading

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Antiquing in Hot Springs Friday During Spring Break

Friday, I was invited to ride along to Hot Springs with an antique dealer friend to go on a buying trip. We left about 9:00 with sausage biscuits in hand and a Diet Coke. We had a quick trip down and on … Continue reading

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Toad’s Crossing and the Valley Rose

(I wrote this post once and lost it. If you see it twice don’t tell me.) Sunday was the Heart and Hands  sew day at the Conway library. I told Margaret I would drive and Dee Ett went with us.  I … Continue reading

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