Tag Archives: antiques

Pannikin Coffee and Tea

I’ve always meant to go to the Pannikin Coffee and Tea in Encinitas, but never got there somehow. The one in Del Mar is where I used to go before it closed down. Now I think I’ll be hitting this … Continue reading

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The Sweet/Salty Mix that is Ocean Beach

Ocean Beach, or O.B., is located northwest of downtown San Diego. It’s where the beach meets up with kitsch, antique emporiums, burger joints and psychedelia. (Who knew that was a word?) Surfing was introduced to San Diego at Ocean Beach … Continue reading

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Controlled Chaos

I can’t think of any other way to describe the place called Uncommon Objects in Austin, Texas. There are so many things in every inch of space you can’t even take it all in. Looking at the photos now, I’m … Continue reading

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Old Lucketts Store, Part III

Before I start, let me just welcome four new subscribers! WordPress no longer provides email addresses, so I’m sorry I can’t thank you personally. OK, back to Leesburg. . . . On the grounds of the Old Lucketts Store you’ll … Continue reading

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Old Lucketts Store, Part II

We’re back at the Old Lucketts Store in Leesburg, Va. As I said in Part I, there are three floors filled with all kinds of great stuff for your house, including furniture, lamps and mirrors. Did I mention the jewelry? … Continue reading

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Browsing in Ellicott City

Back in October, Mr. Prose and I drove over to Ellicott City, Md., because it had been years since either of us was there. I didn’t remember anything but the old train my kids enjoyed playing around in, but was … Continue reading

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Hill City, a Raspberry Torte and Mount Rushmore

Before we left for South Dakota, a friend told me we should visit Hill City. It was no longer just the place to ride an 1880s train, it was now an “artist’s enclave.” So up we went. There are a … Continue reading

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Antiques and cutting back

Hope everyone had a good weekend. We certainly did, staying up in the mountains, taking photos, looking at antiques and old buildings…. This was taken at an antiques emporium with lots of nice vignettes. I like the dark tones and … Continue reading

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New Market, Maryland on the iPhone

Hello there. I shot this on my iPhone in a 200 year-old Maryland town called New Market. The population was less than 500 in year2000, but it’s known as the “Antiques Capital of Maryland.” Back to the photo. After removing … Continue reading

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A lighthouse and some eye candy

Isn’t she a beauty? I love this lighthouse, and am so glad the light was good when we came by. It’s the Sankaty Head lighthouse near Siasconset, Nantucket. They actually moved this thing back in 2007 because of erosion. Siasconset … Continue reading

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