I love old things! At the tender age of 4, I got into trouble for bringing home a beaded sweater I had taken from a neighbor's trashcan. I loved to visit my maternal grandmother, whose house had been built and furnished in the 40's. Still vivid in my memory are the Venetian blinds that hung all around her sunroom, their wide tapes yellowed from age.
In the 70's, I collected vintage clothing, when thrift shops were filled with the most wonderful period garments, any of which could be had for a song. In the 80's, "antique" furniture became my new love, along with dishes, glassware, silver, in fact, anything that was worn, well used, and bore the marks of ages past.
Things haven't changed a bit. We live in a 1920's bungalow in an older neighborhood, where each home flaunts its architectural individuality.
I married a man and have a daughter who both love to photograph old buildings and...
- Born on April 30
- Joined January 31, 2009