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Tag Archives: history

When butter was its own food group!

This weekend, a fascinating exhibit opened at the National Archives in Washington D.C.  “What’s Cooking Uncle Sam” details the Government’s  involvement in our country’s  food production over the past 200 … Continue reading

June 12, 2011 · 1 Comment

The secret life of wallpaper.

During the 70’s, we had a bathroom that was wallpapered in an ornate pattern of red flocking that would not have been out of place in a bordello.  In fact, … Continue reading

October 15, 2010 · Leave a Comment

You can never get enough Counter Space

“The New Dwelling sets for its occupants the task of rethinking everything afresh, organizing a new lifestyle, and of winning freedom from the irrelevant clutter of outmoded habits of thought … Continue reading

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September 26, 2010 · 3 Comments


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