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Knitting

Monday, November 16th, 2009

Library Afghan Square The Penn Yan Library sponsors a knitting group on Thursdays. I’ve been attending now for a couple of months and it has been good in terms of keeping me on track and inspired with my knitting projects. A group knitting project has started, the creation of a sampler afghan. Most of us […]

The Oldest Book, 59 years ago

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

from the Chronicle Express, Penn Yan, NY. 29 September 1949 Book Printed in 1714 Wins Contest at Potter Library Judges Advise Saving Unique Entries For Posterity The $12 cash prize and distinction of owning the oldest book in the Town of Potter went to Mrs. Harrison Sawyer for a copy of The Spectator printed in […]

House Decor, The Library (and Vintage Fortune)

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

Empty Library Pictured above is the room we refer to as the library, it may be entered via the vestible or through the study (seen in the image). It has built in bookcases, so that is probably what launched the term for us, though I think in the original configuration of this house, it was […]

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 […]