Category: memoir

Adopting Nostalgia: the final resting place of second hand collectibles

Adopting Nostalgia: the final resting place of second hand collectibles

In some ways estate sales are an intimate and nostalgic visit into another person's life. There is nothing like it and its unjust to equate "shopping" with rummaging through a recently deceased person's home looking for collectibles, or something unique.It's reverent and should be approached as such. I think of my own home. And always … Continue reading Adopting Nostalgia: the final resting place of second hand collectibles

Been Out of Touch – Upcoming Projects here on Words and Pictures

Been Out of Touch – Upcoming Projects here on Words and Pictures

It's been a while since I've posted anything here on Words and Pictures. I've been pretty busy on several projects but am finally back here on my blog to share stories of everyday lives. I am in the final stretch of my dissertation so I've been very focused on that. My work -as you might … Continue reading Been Out of Touch – Upcoming Projects here on Words and Pictures

Hoarder House Estate Sale (Part 2): A Tour of the House

Hoarder House Estate Sale (Part 2): A Tour of the House

I was so fortunate to work with Robin Caton founder of Found Stuff Estate Sales and Appraisals on this story.  Robin has been a full-time antique dealer and certified appraiser for almost two decades. She is an expert in art, antiques, jewelry and collectibles. Found Stuff Estate Sales and Appraisals is her full-time business. If you missed the first … Continue reading Hoarder House Estate Sale (Part 2): A Tour of the House

Book Review & Author Interview, Alexis Rose’s Untangled: A Story of Resilience, Courage, and Triumph

Book Review & Author Interview, Alexis Rose’s Untangled: A Story of Resilience, Courage, and Triumph

  Untangled: A story of Resilience, Courage, and Triumph Book Review and Interview with Alexis Rose   AMAZON BOOK DESCRIPTION: Recalling her life, the author takes us on a journey of unimaginable abuse with continued explicit threats that eventually led to her being sent overseas on an impossible mission. She repressed the memories of her past until … Continue reading Book Review & Author Interview, Alexis Rose’s Untangled: A Story of Resilience, Courage, and Triumph

Guest Blogger Alexia Montibon-Larsson– An Introduction to Author Rose Gluck

Guest Blogger Alexia Montibon-Larsson– An Introduction to Author Rose Gluck

An introduction to author Rose Gluck: An Interview by Alexia Montibon-Larsson I met Rose Gluck on Wattpad while reading her memoir, What Remains Inside.  Gluck's story is a brutally honest, vivid account of growing up with a narcissistic and violently abusive mother who suffered from severe mental illness.  Told from the perspective of Donna (Gluck's real name), What … Continue reading Guest Blogger Alexia Montibon-Larsson– An Introduction to Author Rose Gluck