Honestly


Photograph, dated May 1989. Looks like the Lincoln Memorial.

Found in "California Mission Cookery" by Mark Preston. Published by Border Books, 1994.

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Shard


Six inch shard of glass.

Found in "Gunsmoke" by Don Ward. Published by Ballantine Books, 1960.


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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Marci Cobb Morey, who entered on Facebook.

Thanks to all who entered, see you here next week.

Friday Giveaway: 15 Children's Books - contest closed



Contest now closed, winner will be announced shortly.

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Lucky Day

A guest post today, this bookmark comes from reader Evita:




Picked up this Richard Russo book, "Empire Falls," at a library sale. Much to my surprise, $40 was tucked away inside!

Not a bad way to start the day.

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Catering A Specialty


Receipt for four dozen charlottes, dated February, 1896.

Found in "How to Train in Archery" by Maurice and Will H. Thompson. Published by E.I. Horsman, 1879.


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You Scream


Recipe for ice cream:

4 or 6 eggs
Beat a long time and gradually add 1+ cup sugar. Beat til looks like cake batter.
Then add 1 can condensed milk, salt + vanilla.
Pour in freezer and add milk

Found in "Three Boys in the Wild North Land" by Egerton Young. Published by Abingdon Press, 1896.

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First Wed

Photograph, no date or writing. From the black paper strips, looks like it came out of a scrapbook.

Found in "First Wed, Then Won" by E. Marie Clark. Published by The Oneonta Press, 1901.


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