Published on April 29, 2010
When we do antique shows, I buy myself presents. I work hard, I am making money to support our family. I deserve a present. That’s how I figure it, anyway. I used to almost always buy jewelry, but lately it’s been dogs.
At the Schoharie Fall Show last year this little guy found me and captured my heart. He is French, and old, and not in perfect condition at all. But is he not the cutest little fella you have seen in a while? He sits 8 or 10 inches tall, and is heavy – made of some kind of…READ MORE
Published on March 16, 2010
I bought this terrific little carved dog plaque at the Round Lake Antique Show a couple of years ago. I saw him in the showcase of a dealer that I know – a really nice guy who always has an interesting, high-quality small items. I spotted him on Friday, as we were all setting up, but he was a little pricey for something I wanted to keep.
So I kept an eye on him. I checked in a couple of times on Saturday, and he was still there. Waiting for me. In the meantime we had a…READ MORE
Published on February 28, 2010
Did you know that the days of the month in 1915 and 2010 are the same? See – today is Sunday Feb. 28, and the 28th of Feb. in 1915 was Sunday too. It’s the little things that make me happy.
Last year Steven’s dad bought a bunch of great old paper (early automobile advertising, catalogs, some wonderful old children’s books) out of a house. And while the intention was to sell the stuff, he held this charming antique calendar aside for me. Because everybody knows how I feel about dog stuff – especially anything…READ MORE