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Part 3: Alberta Bungalow Grocery Restored

Third of three parts: Bringing a great old building back from the brink

In 2002, with much of its south-side clapboard replaced with T-111 siding, a clear southward slump, rotted floors, and replacement aluminum sliding windows, the bungalow-grocery at NE 27th and Going was crumbling and weeks away from being torn down. 718 more words

Neighborhood History

The Muse was Frightened Away ...

Sorry for the posting delay, but six days ago I started on photos as part of the purge process (see post about “Does it give you joy?”). 259 more words

Life In A Small Town

Dear Mom | Your eyes seek the camera

Your eyes seek the camera
Draw me into your beauty
Your calm demeanor
and stylish dress. 370 more words


Enchanting Civil War Era Photo

I have saved this photo for a special day – it’s a beautiful example of a Civil War era gown, and is beautiful on its own – notice the trim on the sleeves – the pattern in the dress – but the full-length lace shawl is absolutely gorgeous!  16 more words

Genealogy Ramblings

Past Lives.

Somehow I was lucky enough to inherit my Great Uncle Art’s (The handsome man in the plaid suite) collection of personal photographs. They document many family vacations, celebrations and life on the farm. 17 more words


Old Fashioned ?

During the January summer holidays I had finally tackled the long overdue clean-up of my studio. New props and backgrounds meant I was running out of space. 279 more words

My Studio