Monthly Archives: November 2019

Dolls – #5

“Michael” . . “Michael” was created by Yolanda Bello as one of her “Picture Perfect Babies” collection.  He is completely of fine porcelain produced at the Edward M. Knowles China Company, painted by and clothes sewn by hand.  He was … Continue reading

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Dolls – #4

“Brienne” . A porcelain doll based on the original artwork of Canadian artist Stewart Sherwood under the hallmark of the Ashton-Drake gallery.  After a limited production, the mold for this doll was destroyed on 12/31/1992. .

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Unlike so many “netizens” who inhabit the virtual world, I have a real life – a life filled with daughters, family and real “friends”. Tomorrow  I will leave my home on the west coast of Florida where the sun sets … Continue reading

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Trump, Bibi and Prince Andrew

So if you live in a democracy these days, as most of my readers do, you are living during difficult times.  Or perhaps we should characterize these years as interesting times. Here in the United States we are witnessing the … Continue reading

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On The “Deep State Cry Baby”

The impeachment  inquiry goes on with further  damaging  testimony against the President while Republicans continue to ignore the facts plainly presented by credible witnesses with  integrity, honesty and courage. In my lifetime I have witnessed two impeachments; against Presidents Nixon … Continue reading

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Dolls – #3

“Mary Jane” – a doll by Seymour Mann.  Handcrafted, with porcelain face, hands and feet – hand painted with exquisite hand sewn clothing.  Acquired in 1989. . .

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Thr New and the Old – From the Archives – Thanksgiving 2016

I never expected to be a grandfather. Most of you know I have two married daughters, the eldest of whom will be 40 next month and the younger 38 next year.  Like virtually all members of the lower 99%, each … Continue reading

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