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Archive for July, 2008

The Parlors

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

First Parlor Our house has the typical double parlors seen in Victorian houses. The front room has a hinged door with etched glass panels in a neoclassical design leading to the hall or vestibule. There is an arch between the first and second parlor with large, heavy pocket doors and decorative fretwork. The second parlor […]

Tam O’Shanter Baseball

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

Tam This fresh-off-the-needles tam knitted courtesy of the shameful Orioles v. Yankee game last night. Final score Baltimore 13, Yankees 4, Laurel 1 (tam).

Cookbooks & Genealogy

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

Recipes Compiled by the Prattsburgh Historical Society Last week, after my early bird visit to the dentist, I went for a walk around the Village. I must confess to falling into prior bad habits of visiting yard/garage sales and also dropping into antique stores as well as church sponsored thrift stores. To the point where […]

Weekend Doings — Chef Lerman’s

Monday, July 28th, 2008

Chef Lerman’s Late morning Saturday I rushed to the Post Office to get a package in the mail before noon and noticed Main Street was closed and lots of tables were set up in the street. I really must start subscribing to the local papers because if there isn’t an ad in a store window […]