Lorraine Takes the Reins

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Lorraine was snug in her apartment at 44 Cherry Street. Fall was turning to winter, but the old-fashioned radiators worked like a charm, in spite of some loud banging noises every now and then. She had called her landlord, Barry, … Continued

October 24: The Elvis Connection

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I love beautiful things. I love collecting unusual things. I love creating interesting arrangements of beautiful, unusual things. For these reasons I really enjoy being a shop owner. I get to buy and play with all kinds of treasures that … Continued

New Arrivals in the Shop

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I feel like the country mouse as I scurry around stocking up on great things for the fall and winter. I have found some fabulous antiques as well as really amazing art and crafts. Local friends have also brought in … Continued

I’m Seeing Red

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October is here and we are ready for all the leaf-lookers.  Reports are that this year will be a good year for color, and already I am seeing reds. Dogwoods are a deep red with lots and lots of bright … Continued

Autumn in Black Mt

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I am drinking a cold glass of bubbly water after a long day in the shop, and it occurs to me that this glass of water is just like Black Mt. Both are refreshing, sparkling, and clear. I love living … Continued

Peter and his Pick-Axe

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Like Matthew with his silver hammer coming down on someone’s head, Peter with his shiny new pick-axe sliced through the main power lines leading into 44 Cherry St. He was simply trying to dig a foundation for the floor on … Continued