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Butter And Plug Hats On Jackson Farm In 1866

Victoria Since I’m presently editing the family book of my great grandfather’s and his brothers’ and cousins’ childhood stories, and noticing once more how very humorous they really are, I thought I’d share them with you. They are tales of … Continue reading

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S. Haynes, Photographic Detective

Victoria I decided my first foray into the world of these wonderful old photographs retrieved from my mother’s basement would be the extraordinarily beautiful purple velvet-covered album, in a style apparently representing the peak of 19th century photographic print presentation.  … Continue reading

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Gene Pool Limitations Demonstrated Once Again

Victoria & the Box 13 Would you marry someone from Tennessee?  I mean, unless you yourself are from Tennessee?  If you are from Tennessee, I’d check really closely to see if you aren’t related somehow, because recent evidence suggests the … Continue reading

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Remembrance of Things Past

Victoria & the Box 48 For the first time since returning from Paris, we watched the delightful Amelie, both of us double-tasking — Patricia knitting and me at the PC — which makes for difficulties watching a movie with subtitles.  … Continue reading

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Cretins, Idiots and Politicians

Victoria and Fabrics 17 Maybe not all politicians.  But definitely our own local cretin and idiot, Michele Bachmann.  Fortunately, we in Minneapolis can claim the only Muslim member as our Congresscritter and ignore Bachmann as a sideshow.  Not so people … Continue reading

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Victoria Low Key 2 “Don’t Look At Me” Department Seems like it’s hard for a week to go by without another report of police — often in the form of a SWAT team — breaking into the wrong house and … Continue reading

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Cruisin’ (cont’d)

Victoria 26 [This is a long post -- apologies, but I wanted to complete the "itinerary" portion of my "Cruisin'" posts.] Our itinerary continued after Corfu, Greece.  (For those unfamiliar with the cruising paradigm, we moved from port to port … Continue reading

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We Are Well and Truly Hung

Victoria High Key 22 Just a brief note that we’ve hung the 100+ photos at “The Nude in Minnesota III.” If I had to bet, Lars Michael will be this year’s star. Friend Dave agrees with me. ———————— Ah, beautiful … Continue reading

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Victoria and Fabrics 18 Rather a melange of things here today. First, it’s Saturday, so that means it’s the Met on the radio at noon. That would normally be a ho-hum (and probably is for most of you), but I’d … Continue reading

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The Pacific

Sensual Victoria 14 I almost didn’t have a main subject for this morning, until watching the third episode from HBO’s new series, The Pacific, last night. The bulk of the episode dealt with Marine veterans from Guadalcanal on R&R in … Continue reading

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