Monthly Archives: November 2012

A rekindled talent

Thrifty and efficient wives of the nineteenth century were well practiced with a needle and thread, and just as we now depend upon the cell phones that have pushed into our lives in the past decade, the sewing machine became … Continue reading

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Torturous beloved fashion: the corset

Women endured the restrictive corset as required daily wear for centuries, and finally cast it off as World War One loomed.  Why did they endure dented organs and reduced lung capacity? Oh, the power of the desire to conform, and … Continue reading

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Event at the Bee Hive Tavern, Sandwich, MA

I have managed to collect the most telling of the vintage photographs found in our family attic into a Power Point show (viewed the same way a slide show can be, via a projector).  I am honored to have been … Continue reading

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