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Venturing Out

Venturing Out

By Sandy Dale    Finally, Florence and the rest of the world are opening up a little at a time. I’m old and a little nervous about this, but if I stayed cooped up much longer with my art projects, my gardening, and my cleaning goals I would go completely crazy. Not just the silly old lady people think I am, […]

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The Beauty of Bakelite Jewelry

The Beauty of Bakelite Jewelry

By Robert Reed    After all these years the beauty of Bakelite jewelry with its smooth and sleek contours and its flowing colors of autumn remain as charming as it was decades ago.    Ironically one of the world’s first true plastics, invented almost by accident, rose to glory as perhaps the most endearing type of costume jewelry of the 20th century. […]

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Moth Invasion

Moth Invasion

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The Pen Is Mightier

The Pen Is Mightier

By Henry J. Pratt    Decades ago from a fountain of black ink, famed British author Rudyard Kipling penned his popular Barrack Room Ballads and The Jungle Book. When he was a newspaper reporter, Kipling took notes in pencil, but later he wrote his exciting fiction with nothing but an old ink pen.    Today, both old and new quality quills are […]

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Noah Adams — A Western Painter of Cool Persuasion

Noah Adams — A Western Painter of Cool Persuasion

By Peggy DeStefano    Western painting is treasured for the scenes of early cowboys and Indians and of the ranges, mountains and prairies where they roamed. The excitement and unsettledness of the old West has been captured on canvas.     But most Western painting has been depicted through the eyes of the newcomer not the native. Noah Adams’ work is […]

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