Category: Holidays

A Vintage Happy Valentine’s Day

If you’ll cook up a liking for me My Valentine I’ll waiter round for you I collect vintage valentines and all stuff feline. So here you go! This is an anthropomorphic valentine, circa 1930s. The diecut valentine stands 4 1/2″ tall and folds in four places. The manufacturer is unknown. Blessings! Linda

Merry Christmas Greeting

My sister Donna and I are postcard collectors. She likes Christmas, Easter, patriotic and presidential themes. I look for cats on cards during our treasure hunting jaunts. Categorized as ephemera, postcards typically are paper-based and printed for a short-term purpose. They are not expected to be kept, cherished or collected. This Christmas postcard was hand-delivered …

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Grandma’s Teachings: Honor Loved Ones on Decoration Day

I am a part of all that I have touched and that has touched me. ~Thomas Wolfe My most precious memory of my grandma, Charlotta Estella Seyb Mohr, is spending countless hours by her side at an impressive round oak pedestal table with animal claw feet. I adored her and enjoyed spending time at her …

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Reflections on 5 Year Parkinson’s Anniversary

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where they lead. ~ Louisa Mae Alcott Five years ago on an ordinary beautiful South Florida day, May 13, 2014, I left my neurologist’s …

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