Monday, December 13, 2010

Mail order birthdays

There are two good friends of mine with whom I frequently correspond via post.  Yes that's right:  good, old-fashioned snail mail.  And it just so happens that they both recently celebrated their birthdays!


 {vintage postcard and opera glasses to dearest Cal in Australia}



{a telegram to fantastic Phoebe in Texas, who asked for birthday greetings via post}


Happy Birthday friends, from my side of the world to yours!


How do you keep in touch with friends who live far away?  I'd love to hear your stories.  Leave me a comment below!

Monday, December 6, 2010

Antique hunting through coastal Maine

Recently traveled South on Rt. 1 starting in Portland, Maine for an antiques road trip of sorts with my mom.  Was thrilled to see the story run in the Boston Globe and wanted to share some more photos from the trip!





{black & white prints I purchased}




{mom walking into Hemen's Antiques}












{a window at the Waldo Emerson Inn shows former tenants' signatures etched into the glass by using a diamond engagement ring}


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