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On We Go…

We saw the plastic surgeon today. Because it is so close to the eye, she will have to do a skin graft. My husband will be going in on the 18th. He will be walking around over Christmas with a … Continue reading

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Some Positive Thoughts Needed

This is just a quick post asking for thoughts and prayers for my husband. He has been diagnosed with a melanoma. Present indications are that we caught it very early, and that it has not spread. He will be going … Continue reading

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1,568 Sawdust Hearts

Originally posted on nanacathydotcom:
During the Spring of this year a friend told me about the 1,568 Sawdust Hearts project. After the First World War, many men came home injured and suffering from shell shock. As part of their recovery…

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A Talent for Tatting

This gallery contains 15 photos.

Originally posted on My OBT:
Ágnes Herczeg Fellow bloggers Alison and Don of Adventures in Wonderland sent me a link to this artist, and I was just blown away. These are the wonderful lace creations by fiber artist Ágnes Herczeg,…

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Into the Teeny Tiny

Originally posted on My OBT:
Kiyomi /@chiisanashiawase2015 Miniatures have long been acknowledged as an art form in Japanese culture. From bonsai to electronics, there is a long, deep tradition of smaller-is-better. But young mother and artist Kiyomi is giving new…

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Victoriana at 18 Stafford Terrace and the Sambournes

Originally posted on Picture This UK:
Edward Lynley Sambourne and his wife (Marion) took residence of 18 Stafford Terrace in Kensington  in 1874. The Sambourne family and descendants maintained the Victorian style and content.  The house was taken over and…

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Paintlings

This gallery contains 22 photos.

Originally posted on My OBT:
Julia Las We’re going to be away for the next week, so though I’ll still be posting daily, the posts will be short but sweet! Joining the ranks of brilliant painters of miniatures like Lorraine…

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