Here's to dad
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Here’s to Dad on Fathers Day

Revisiting this post and adding some more photos.Happy Father's Day to all the great dads out there.As many of you know, this blog and my vintage shop are dedicated to my maternal grandmother, Ora Madge Beals Meredith.  But today I am giving a shout out to my wonderful dad – Jim Hill whom I lost in ...

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The End of the Road
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Finding Madge – The End of the Road

As the car eased out of the motel parking lot, a thought was nagging in the back of my brain. Was I wasting my time?  Any contemporaries of my grandmother were long gone. Maybe too much time had passed.

 

This whole quest had begun by happenstance.   Opening a shop to sell my vintage co...

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Kemper County, Mississippi
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Finding Madge – Kemper County, Mississippi

Finding Madge – Kemper County, Mississippi

With Miss Thelma’s canned goods safely tucked in the back seat, we headed off to the 'big city' of DeKalb, county seat of Kemper County, Mississippi.   Our destination?  The Kemper County Historical Museum.   Miss Thelma put in a good word for us since t...

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