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America the Beautiful

America the Beautiful

April 2022Cover Story America the Beautiful Ad campaigns deter littering, encourage preservation of country’s natural beautyby Corbin CrableIt’s hard to believe that what we know as recycling today was largely unfamiliar to Americans just a few decades ago. You likely...

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Let’s go camping this summer

Let’s go camping this summer

Photo by sendi gibran on Unsplash May 2022 Everything Old Let’s go camping this summer by Corbin Crable   Arrival of Summer With the arrival of summer, it only seems appropriate that our editorial content in this issue include ways to welcome the season for which...

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Reading remains a lifelong love

Reading remains a lifelong love

Photo by Mael BALLAND on UnsplashMarch 2022Everything OldReading remains a lifelong loveby Corbin Crable  In this issue, we will explore the rich history of children’s literature, which has given birth to generations of lifelong readers, myself included. Growing...

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An ode to snow days, now gone

An ode to snow days, now gone

Photo by Jairo Gonzalez on UnsplashFebruary 2022Everything OldAn ode to snow days, now goneby Corbin Crable  As I write this, temperatures in the Kansas City metro area continue to hover below freezing, with traces of snow lingering like an unwelcome dinner guest...

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Back at work again!

September 2022Good Eye Back at work again!by Peggy Whiteneck Years ago - actually, more years than I can count! - I worked at the Antiques Collaborative, off Exit 1 of I-89 on Route 4 in Quechee, VT, as the front desk manager. That high-end business...

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Zigzag patterns for the win!

September 2022Covering QuiltsZigzag patterns for the win! ​by Sandra Starley  If you are like me, you find antique quilts very inspiring. Old quilts can really get your creativity flowing. Studying antique quilts is a wonderful way to not only understand history...

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Learn something new – take a quilt class

August 2022Covering QuiltsLearn something new - take a quilt class ​by Sandra Starley  This year, I have been focusing my column on the benefits of learning new quilting skills whether to stretch your brain or finish old projects. One great way to learn a new...

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Jesse James Red Tag Sale kicks off on Dec. 26

Jesse James Red Tag Sale kicks off on Dec. 26

December 2022 ... Jesse James Red Tag Sale kicks off on Dec. 26 ..Jesse James Antique Mall and Furniture Gallery and The Rusty Chandelier in St. Joseph will host an end-of-year Red Tag Sale on Dec. 26. In addition to the stores’ already low prices on quality antiques...

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Mementos of a trip to Paris: 1921-22

September 2022​Vintage Discoveries Mementos of a trip to Paris: 1921-22by Ken Weyand Sailing on the Aquitania My aunt, Ruth May Weyand, was the youngest of eight siblings orphaned in 1899 and farmed out to various relatives. By 1917, she had graduated from Illinois...

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Picture book was a 1917 railroad souvenir

August 2022​Vintage Discoveries Picture book was a 1917 railroad souvenirby Ken Weyand Rocky Mountain Views One of my relatives who traveled through the Western states by rail in the early 1900s came home with a souvenir book of “Rocky Mountain Views. The origin of my...

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“Christmas Through the Decades”

November 2021Books for Collectors“Christmas Through the Decades”By Robert Brenner  Christmas history Those interested in Christmas history will find Robert Brenner’s “Christmas Through the Decades” a colorful, informative and easily accessible guide to Christmas...

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