Mad about the '60s
Alarm clock. The midcentury go-getter stepped smartly on time to his first meeting of the day thanks to an actual alarm clock. He made sure to wind it the night before. Today's cellphone does the same job with a beep, but it can't equal the bed-stand ...
April 11, 2015
Paint and Sip at Wine and Design
“Our talented local artists guide you brushstroke by brushstroke, helping you transform a blank canvas into your personal 'wall worthy' masterpiece.” One might almost believe, with the sun streaming in at our six o'clock start time, that spring had ...
April 11, 2015
Midcentury-style Sputnik wall clock at Marks & Spencer
Midcentury-style Sputnik wall clock at Marks & Spencer. Sput Good news and bad news about this Sputnik wall clock at Marks & Spencer. The good news is obviously that it exists. Getting one is entirely different matter, more on that later. For now, we ...
March 27, 2015
Upcoming Events: The Buzz About Bees, Botanicals, Cacti, African Violets And ...
The show includes watercolors, historic photographs, prints, stereo view cards, garden supply catalogs, and even a mid-19th-century nurseryman's bill with a list of plant materials. Landscape drawings provide insight into how these gardens were ...
April 9, 2015
Peer Inside the Stunning William Duquette House in Glendale
Along one wall a George Nelson shelving unit holds a mix of precious items: Eva Zeisel ceramics, a “Dog Lamp” by Jean Boris Lacroix. In a few places the midcentury furniture has been supplemented with contemporary pieces. McIntyre loves that visitors ...
March 24, 2015
The other side is a factory where workers make a living wage finishing steel and brass lamps, or assembling $285 electric clocks. Many of the workers are minorities, some Isaac wall sconces, Otis fixtures, spruce and spearmint candles by Sydney ...
March 18, 2015
Is It Time for the Jews to Leave Europe?
The Church itself functioned as the centrifuge of anti-Semitism from the time it rebelled against its mother religion until the middle of the 20th century. As Jonathan . Ozar Hatorah, which is today known as Ohr Hatorah, is surrounded by a high wall ...
March 16, 2015
” It is six days of no sleep, constant physical and mental harassment and—one special day at the Mud Flats—the Mud Flats are an area between San Diego and Tijuana where the water runs off and creates the Tijuana slue’s—a swampy patch of terrain... Know that life is not fair and that you will fail often, but if you take take some risks, step up when the times are toughest, face down the bullies, lift up the downtrodden and never, ever give up—if you do these things, then next generation and...
Before Easter baskets and egg hunts, before jelly beans and the big Easter ham for dinner, before church, but after family has arrived for the weekend. join us for the Peter Pan Party: Pirates & Pixies. You can browse all our book about pirates and fairies including The Mammoth Book of Pirates. Awash with skullduggery, malice, terror, and opportunism, here are 28 first-hand memoirs and contemporary reports of the most famous pirates to sail the seven seas, including Blackbeard, Captain Kidd, ‘Calico Jack’ Rackham, Anne Bonney, and Jean... These range from the Golden Age of piracy, beginning in the mid 16th century with the birth of the ‘buccaneers’ in the Caribbean, to more recent times. Some of the accounts covered are Francis ‘Scourge of Spain’ Drake’s audacious night treasure raid on Nombre de Dios, the capture of Panama by Henry Morgan, cruelest of the ‘Brethren of the Coast’, Alexander Exquemelin’s fly-on-the-wall telling of... In addition, this book offers the Pirate’s Code of Honour (article 4: lights out at eight o’clock, 'if after that hour any still remained inclined to drinking, to do it on open deck'), a listing of pirate songs, and a full pirate chronology. I'm the bookstore cat for "From My Shelf", the wonderful, eclectic bookstore in beautiful rural Wellsboro, PA. Sometimes I come in to work at the store. I'm also the author of a children's book.