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Time Slips By

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

And so quickly, too. It has been ages since I updated this blog, and I am hoping to change this bad habit. We have been so incredibly busy for months now, there is much to report. Lots of updating, acquisition and progress, though it feels like we are moving forward at a snail’s pace. In […]

Book Suggestion

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

The World on Sunday My in-laws — Llewellyn’s sister and her husband — gave us one of the best Christmas gifts ever! I can’t stop looking at it. Not only does it make a fabulous coffee table book, if you have that inclination, but it is beautifully printed, colorful, interesting and informative — and often […]

More Crayon Tinting

Sunday, December 28th, 2008

Crayon Tinting, Take II The first round of crayon tinting was completed (see image below) and the second round appears above. This time I played little bit with shading the hat. This one took just a few hours start to how it appears in the above image. There is still some embellishment on the hair […]

Village Life in America

Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

An eBay listing caught my attention recently. The seller was auctioning off the book “Village Life in America” by Caroline Cowles Richards (New York : Henry Holt & Co., 1913). I searched and found this book elsewhere for less money and bought it, USPS delivered it yesterday. The book spans 1852-1872 and is comprised of […]