Tag: mother-in-law’s house

Photo of the Day: The ’20s Flapper

It’s a toaster. Specifically, a Hotpoint. What were you expecting? From the “things I found in my mother-in-law’s house” series. More photos here.

Photo of the Day: The Totem

From the “things I found in my mother-in-law’s house” series, this tiny totem pole is labeled, “Made in Canada by Ellen Neel and the Totem Carvers – Kwakiutl Indians.” It may be one of the 5,000 tiny totem poles Ellen Neel and the Totem Carvers once made for the Hudson Bay Company. Then again, it …

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Photo of the Day: The Bear

From my new photo series, “Things I Found in My Mother-in-Law’s House.” The bottom of this handsome bear says “Hand Carved by Kadian Crafts, Canada.” More photos here.

Photo of the Day: Boo!

Just under the Hallowe’en wire, here’s “Scary Sam,” our jack-o-lantern. More photos here.

Photo of the Day: The Elephant

The first in an occasional series I’m calling “Things I Found in My Mother-in-Law’s House.” This is the head of a brass elephant, obviously. It’s one of two, on marble stands, obviously intended as book ends. The question is, why is there a matching candlestick holder? Would you put it in the middle of a …

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Photo of the Day: The Saucer

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Vitalogy

“In this age of education and progress, the Science of Health is no longer the exclusive possession of a profession, but is made an open book for those who have the wisdom to learn.” That’s a very modern-sounding statement, isn’t it? But it’s not referring to the Web. In fact, it’s from the preface to …

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