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
Historic photographs are such an inspiration for me. I rely on them while writing historical fiction in order to get a sense of the time and the details of daily life. There is something else too. There is a story within each pictures, all it's own. I can feel the story when I study the … Continue reading Tell Me About This Picture
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
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
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Robin Caton's Business & The Hoarder House (Part 1) I was so fortunate to work with Robin Caton founder of Found Stuff Estate Sales and Appraisals. 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 … Continue reading Special Guest: Robin Caton Antique Dealer Talks About Running an Estate Sale in a Hoarder’s House
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