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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 […]

Finger Lakes Life

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Finger Lakes Life Just wanted to mention we acquired a $5 copy of Finger Lakes Life by Dr. Robert E. Doran. Llewellyn spotted it in the musty basement of the store where we acquired the desk (mentioned in the previous post). The book is a series of articles “Reprinted from The Finger Lakes Times, May […]

Social Networking

Monday, July 21st, 2008

Its been edging close to two months now that we have been living here in the Finger Lakes and are getting unpacked (mostly) and organized. Having extra space means we both get to investigate cartons of “stuff” — art, memorabilia, books, etc. — that have been packed and stored in Brooklyn for 6 years or […]


Saturday, June 7th, 2008

Today I slept blissfully until elevenish. It was fantastic to wake and not have to conjure up a task list with deadlines . First, I had a leisurely walk to the local P & C so half & half would be on hand for my coffee. Different selection in suburbia — I won’t find exotic […]