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What Is It? September 2021

What Is It? September 2021

Send your answers to the What Is It contest, postmarked by September 20, to the Mountain States Collector, P.O. Box 1003, Bailey, CO 80421. At least three winners will be drawn. Winners will receive a year’s subscription to the Mountain States Collector.

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Trending on Main Makes Its Debut!

Trending on Main Makes Its Debut!

   It’s not easy to compete in Florence, The Antique Capital of Colorado, but Trending on Main is here to give it a shot! The shop carries furniture of all kinds, a variety of home decor items and unique gifting items. Located on the east end of historic downtown Florence, Colorado, you just KNOW that you’re going to find something for […]

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American Mid-Century Modern Ceramics, Part 2, West is West

American Mid-Century Modern Ceramics, Part 2, West is West

Article and Photos By Tom Cotter    As previously threatened, I’m providing this companion piece to my article in the August 5, 2021 Mountain States Collector on Mid-Century Modern ceramics in the U.S from eastern companies. There were not a large number of established works in the west of the Mississippi in 1940, and not many of those produced significant amounts […]

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Grandparents Day – September 12

Grandparents Day – September 12

From a speech given by Jon DeStefano to educators, parents and guardian-grandparents on Grandparents Day. . .    I think I have a pretty good idea of some of the things grandparents do for their grandchildren and the difference it makes. My wife Peggy and I have 13 grandchildren ages 6 years to 18 years old. While I consider myself somewhat […]

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Too Much Ado about Nothing or Too Much To Do About Something

By Sandy Dale    Here it is September again. Did you get everything done you wanted to do this summer? Of, course not. I didn’t. Now, the kids are back in school. Most of them have forgotten how much they (said they) hated school and are really glad to be back…mask or no mask, new rules and all. I looked up […]

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