Nothing warms the body like a nice bowl of homemade soup during these cold winter months. And what better way to serve your family a hearty soup than by serving it up in a vintage soup tureen. I just made a large batch of homemade chicken noodle soup that we enjoyed during the recent sub-zer…

Most writers describe the passing of the “Old West” from a distance but Charles was right there capturing it all firsthand with his pen and brush.

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My parents owned a country store.  Back in the 1960s, a Wurlitzer Multi-Selection Phonograph, Model 71 jukebox entertained customers.  The cabinet model jukebox sits on a Wurlitzer base.  When the store closed, I saved it.  The power cord is dry rotted.  It does not work.  I doubt if they ev…

Were rag rugs made of wool strips first made in Canada 150 years ago to cover dirt floors? Or were they first made in England during the early 19th century from short pieces of yarn left over from making woven rugs in a weaving mill? Some even say the Vikings were first to make the rugs. Col…

Nothing warms the body like a nice bowl of homemade soup during these cold winter months. And what better way to serve your family a hearty soup than by serving it up in a vintage soup tureen. I just made a large batch of homemade chicken noodle soup that we enjoyed during the recent sub-zer…

Most writers describe the passing of the “Old West” from a distance but Charles was right there capturing it all firsthand with his pen and brush.