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An Irishman’s Dinner

An Irishman’s Dinner

At home we lived the “simple life,” With “pint and praties” for the dinner. And chicken stew on Sundays, too, (With nary a bit of chicken in her). But when you “find” some rabbits in The landlord’s ground (a poacher’s trick) It’s wise to call them something else— And so we called our rabbit “chick.” You take and cut the […]

by · March 6, 2018 · 0 comments · Uncategorized
What Is It? December 2017

What Is It? December 2017

   We had several guesses for December’s What Is It? Only one reader correctly identified the objects.    Both objects are lightning rods. The one on the upper right is recognizable by the marbling as slag glass, which is made from melted-down scrap. This ornament has the doorknob shape often used for slag balls. The frosted pink of the plain ball […]

by · December 5, 2017 · 0 comments · Uncategorized, What Is It?
Find It All at Heartland Antiques

Find It All at Heartland Antiques

By Jon DeStefano   If you are looking for the best in high-end antiques and collectibles you can find it in Florence, the antique capital of Colorado, at Elsie and Keith Ore’s Heartland Antiques and Gifts. In this elegant shop you will find not only a great selection of the finest antiques, collectibles, and gifts but also a pleasant and […]

by · December 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Uncategorized