Catawba Bean

Jan 05

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newyorker:

Henry Allen reflects on his grandfather’s house and a lost era: http://nyr.kr/1hR8oK7

“There were huge Oriental rugs, wingback chairs, and standup ashtrays. On tables were objects of crystal, bronze, and sterling silver with monograms—cigarette boxes, porringers, picture frames, and a tea set of architectural splendor. To me, at the age of ten or so, it all had the air of furnishings for a ritual, however outworn.”

Above: The author’s grandmother Mildred Bowen Allen, with her sons, in a sailboat.

This is a beautiful article about how a house can encapsulate an era…

newyorker:

Henry Allen reflects on his grandfather’s house and a lost era: http://nyr.kr/1hR8oK7

“There were huge Oriental rugs, wingback chairs, and standup ashtrays. On tables were objects of crystal, bronze, and sterling silver with monograms—cigarette boxes, porringers, picture frames, and a tea set of architectural splendor. To me, at the age of ten or so, it all had the air of furnishings for a ritual, however outworn.”

Above: The author’s grandmother Mildred Bowen Allen, with her sons, in a sailboat.

This is a beautiful article about how a house can encapsulate an era…

(Source: newyorker.com)

Dec 29

Below are links about #LennisBroadfoot author and illustrator of #OzarkPioneers Broadfoot’s great-nephew was inspired to begin #StoryCorps because of his great-uncle’s inspired research.

Below are links about #LennisBroadfoot author and illustrator of #OzarkPioneers Broadfoot’s great-nephew was inspired to begin #StoryCorps because of his great-uncle’s inspired research.

http://video.optv.org/video/1392422090/

http://storycorps.org/talking-to-strangers/

Dec 03

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