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A long time ago in a galaxy far,  far away….

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away….

Photo by Cameron Venti on Unsplash​November 2021Everything OldA long time ago in a galaxy far, far away….by Corbin Crable  A few weeks ago, I saw an advertisement for a gentleman buying vintage toys here in Overland Park. He had set up shop at a local hotel and...

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Turn that music up

Turn that music up

Photo by blocks on UnsplashOctober 2021Everything OldTurn that music upby Corbin Crable  When it comes to the media format wars, we all have those older items with which we simply can’t part or that we haven’t sold or thrown away yet – a CD here, a VHS tape...

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Fenton art glass attracting new interest

October 2021Good EyeFenton art glass attracting new interestby Peggy Whiteneck Dark brown dinnerware Dark brown dinnerware with a foam drip edge? It may not sound appetizing, but seeing is believing, and, in the 1960s through the 1980s, a few American pottery...

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Fenton art glass attracting new interest

September 2021Good EyeFenton art glass attracting new interest ​by Peggy Whiteneck As a current member and former Board member of the Fenton Art Glass Collectors of America (FAGCA), I was very glad to be able to attend the organization’s annual convention in...

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NOTO event set to illuminate Topeka

November 2021Topeka’s NOTO Arts and Entertainment District is getting into the holiday spirit with its Celebrations of Winter, six weeks of events marking the arrival of winter, between Nov. 20 and Dec. 31. The six-week celebration starts with NOTO’s Celebration of...

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Sugarplum Festival will sweeten your holiday

November 2021Holiday celebrations will soon be in full swing at not just antique and vintage shops around the region, but also at venues like the Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art in St. Joseph, which will host its annual Sugarplum Festival, Nov. 11-13. If you’re shopping...

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‘Single Tree’ was part of old-time farming

November 2021​Vintage Discoveries​‘Single Tree’ was part of old-time farmingby Ken Weyand  Early in the 1940s, after years of “horse-farming,” my dad bought a tractor and sold his team of draft horses. Soon after that, much of the horse-drawn equipment was sold,...

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Flying ‘back in time’ in a vintage biplane

~ October 2018 /  Traveling with Ken ~​Vintage DiscoveriesFlying 'back in time' in a vintage biplane  ~ by Ken Weyand ~  Flying in an open-cockpit biplane is a forgotten part of our history. It was an era when pilots flew "tail-dragger" aircraft from grass...

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