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Another glass fish swims free as #42 RB Beach Glass

The first RB Beach Glass item hasn’t even been found and yet another awaits! Contributing artist Alex Danford-Rincon has set another of his much-loved glass fish free in Richmond Beach for you to find. 148 more words

Beach Glass Odyssey

A Gentle Madness

“With thought, patience, and discrimination, book passion becomes the signature of a person’s character.  When out of control and indulged to excess, it lets loose a fury of bizarre behavior.   876 more words


The Collection Grows

Several weeks old purchases are finally being shown off. These are the Disney movie based on a stage play and the last of two import games I was waiting on. 124 more words


Five Things to Start Collecting Now

You like to browse the tables at country auctions, to wander through antique malls and to peruse eBay listings.  You’re thinking of jumping into the world of collecting but don’t know where to begin.   567 more words


In the Sutro Library at San Francisco State University, there is a 17-volume herbarium, the collection of Lord Petre (17), a noted British horticulturalist.  He was so avid to grow the latest plant finds that he served as patron to New World collectors, including John Bartram in Philadelphia and William Houstoun, who collected in the Caribbean.  

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Spring Fling at Hollis Flea Market

Spring has finally arrived in New England!  I am in Massachusetts this week to pick darling daughter up from college. Her first year flew by!  As an added bonus, my parents returned from Florida yesterday. 591 more words