Mother’s Day Gifts: Antiques, Jewelry And Time
Gifts – Antiques, Jewelry & Time
The Comic Speculator: Doom vs Iron Man
With the Iron Man movie premiering this week, I have goose bumps just thinking about it, I thought it would be a good time to highlight one of my favorite runs of ol’ shell-head’s comic. In the 80’s David Micheline and Bob Layton redefined Tony Stark’s character making him the Iron Man we know today.
This Week in Geek 4/30
Happy DC Universe day true believers!
Every Mother Has One
Nearly every mother has one – the box filled with grade-school artwork, Boy Scout merit badges and years of Mother’ s Day cards. Whether homemade creations with crayon and construction paper or store-bought sentiments, Mother’s Day cards are simply too tough for most moms to toss, and many mothers hold on to cards for decades.
Kentucky Derby Dishes – Mary Alice Hadley
For hundreds of collectors, the Kentucky Derby means entertaining with treasured pieces of M.A. Hadley pottery.
Mother’s Day Tribute: A Mother Knows Her Children
A mother knows her children. That’s what I learned from my own mother in a most unusual way.
My mother had five boys with age differences between each of about 18 months to 2 years, so she was constantly going through the separate stages of growing up for entirely too many years. All of us were different. I was the shy, bookish one, but still able to hold my own in any rumble.
Mother’s Day Postcards: The Affordable Collectible
Why bother sending your mom another generic, mass-produced card, when you can send her a piece of history?
Lyrics- Mother Machree
Composed by Chauncey Olcott and Ernest R. Ball in 1910
Lyrics by Rida Johnson Young
There’s a spot in me heart which no colleen may own.
There’s a depth in me soul never sounded or known.
There’s a place in me memory, my life, that you fill.
No other can take it, no one ever will.
Antique Garden Furnishings: Urns, Figures, Benches, Hitchposts, Fountains, Sundials
Who would have ever thought to check the backyard before going into the house at an estate sale?
Tribal Art Combines Beauty and Ritual
Out of Africa’s central forests have come beautiful examples of tribal art. These collectible works are important in their own right, but also have influenced the works of major 19th and 20th century Western artists, including Picasso, Modigliani, Braque, Klee, Vlaminck and Derain.african