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70s Tunic Update!

I previously chronicled the creation of the 1976 Flannel Tunic. As well as it turned out, it wasn’t a great fit on me. I decided to offer it to my mom. 60 more words

Creations

Stokke Tripp Trapp High Chairs @ Tualatin

Very popular item the last time we featured a set. They are Scandinavian modern designed adjustable high chairs. From the manufacturer:

The chair that grows with the child.™ From birth.

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A Symbol of Non-Violence Ideology

Man putting flower in National Guard gun


Flower power was a slogan used during the late 1960s and early 1970s as a symbol of passive resistance and non-violence ideology. 337 more words

Art

Your Stainmaster Sir

Unusual, perhaps even rare 1995 Stainmaster plaster figure. I’ve been unable to find out much about him but he’s dated 1995 and holds a bottle of wine quite well. 50 more words

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Video Exonerates Disabled Veteran Set Up By Louisiana Cops And Prosecutors

Mike Perlstein, March 9, 2015

WASHINGTON PARISH, La. — One of the worst days of Douglas Dendinger’s life began with him handing an envelope to a police officer. 1,409 more words

Here She Is ---the Real Rosie the Riveter

post updated 4/26/15

This article was originally posted in 2009, and, in light of the sad news of Mary Keefe’s death this week, at the age of 92, thought it only right to update it today. 73 more words

History

Fine Vintage Buffet

This is a nice piece, a bit Art Deco inspired (note the waterfall corners and big circular drawer pulls) but probably dating to the immediate post war period. 66 more words

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