Tuesday, July 28, 2009
Saturday, July 25, 2009
Thursday, July 23, 2009
Tuesday, July 21, 2009
My parents came of age on the heels of the previous generation's save everything - waste nothing mentality. Their house, full of endlessly crammed closets & storage spaces, is a true reflection of this. Since my Father passed away, I have taken to trying to sift through one each time I return home. This past weekend I headed north up I-87 on the hunt for Vermont's best micro brew and for Dad's best college digs. I found my fair share of both. Pop's college shop was Jacob Reed's Sons, established in 1824. The building still stands on Chestnut St. in Center City but unfortunately the Clothier is long gone. As the story goes, my Grandmother set up a charge account there without Grandpop's knowledge so that Dad would look his best while he escorted "Candy" Bergen (and later my mother) to date functions at the Beta house...
Sunday, July 12, 2009
They offered their records at discount prices and played until every last ticket holding fan got to see them. These are just a couple reasons why they are deservingly referred to as the only band that mattered.
Thursday, July 9, 2009
My recent interest in English rowing memorabilia has lead to the acquisition of the vintage crew seat pictured above from ebay uk as well as a whole host of inspiring images for apparel and home design. The balance of the photos above were pulled from the “Still Waters Run Deep” antiques exhibition at Manfred Schotten Antiques. Check out the link if this stuff excites you because its just the tip of the iceberg.