I do I really mean it when I say I love the clean look
but what about all the
These jars are filled with Mr. PV's little boy toys
I love how the Hot Wheels are so chipped and played with
did you know there was a Spearman brewery?
Spearman Brewing Company
it opened May 8, 1935
I know you will believe me when I say...if I were to lower my camera lens just a bit
you will see there is no carpet...there is still so much to do but
I just had to see how it was all going to look...carpet Thursday...then desk which is in the hall
and then I will show you the rest of a collection that's taken a lifetime to grow into
Family of missions--many trips oversees...where Mr. PV might have been known to trade his deodorant and toothpaste for carved animals
Mr. PV is a Libra...scales, measurement and balance appear in so many ways
Finally a place to hang the hard earned college diplomas
Books and globes and photos and vintage bar ware and rocks and history and memories and...well...certainly no minimalist vibe in this little space...there is and will be a lot of stuff...but there really isn't one single thing that won't have some kind of story to tell...
The Wardian Case was an early type of sealed protective container for plants, an early version of the terrarium. It found great use in the 19th century in protecting foreign plants imported to Europe from overseas, the great majority of which had previously died from exposure during long sea journeys, frustrating the many scientific and amateur botanists of the time. The Wardian case was the direct forerunner of the modern terrarium (and the inspiration for the glass aquarium), and was invented by Dr. Nathaniel Bagshaw Ward (1791–1868), of London, in about 1829 after an accidental discovery inspired him.
On our trip to the city we had such a great time browsing all the fun shops on
did you know that just outside of Amarillo is a town called
Adrian that is the halfway point on the famous Rt. 66?
1147 miles each way between Chicago and L.A.
The Midpoint Cafe has the most delicious ugly crust pies...
(we didn't go there but I just wanted to tell you about it)
no...we were on a mission...to buy some cool stuff and have a delicious Golden Light Burger and ice cold beer lunch...and as often happens with me when I'm on a mission...I got distracted and made a purchase that I had not intended but I guess you could say the luck of the Irish was upon us!
At the Maryland House Antiques they did not have a brass bar cart but they did have
several book sets and just in from an estate sale....
this most lovely thing that would have haunted me forever if I had walked away from it
---I even learned a thing or two about it and wanted to share that with you