Friday, September 21, 2007

Sorting and cleaning. Cleaning and sorting.

So we dealt with some of the antique needlework this afternoon --
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The one in the lower right corner of the above pic is one I chose . It's made out of sewing thread. It really feels like you are holding a cobweb! What can I say, my great grandmother was good!
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These pics are a very tiny representation of the "non-fancy" work. Heck, they are also representative of a small amount of the really fancy work. Yeah, I have a big pile to store.

We also cleaned the cast iron stove which was for most of my growing up, the primary heat source in the house
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And we tackled the picking of the trunks. The ones shown here are the ones we're going to sell. Yeah, I know. I owe pics of the ones we're going to keep.
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And, just for ducks, here's a shot of my dad's field phone from WWII --
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Ok, I'm taking my darn tried fanny to bed. Well, first I have to pack some stuff so I can use the bed, but you get the idea. Pleasant dreams!

Things to be thankful for: That my BIL invented Triple Sec chicken this evening -- OMG it was good.

3 comments:

Vonna said...

Oh my...lovely stuff :)

Barbara said...

What gorgeous antiques!! That lace your grandmother made is just breathtaking!

Sandy said...

Lots of neat things you have found and it looks like a lot of work too. Looks like you've been very busy lately.