Department Store Museum
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The Late, Great Department Store

Day five and Madge is still on pace in her goal to write a blog post every day this month during National Blog Posting Month (NaBloPoMo).   Check out the official site on BlogHer, then come back daily to see how Madge is doing.

The Late, Great Department Store
 

And now dear readers a st...

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

Here's to Dad on Fathers Day
Revisiting this post and adding some more photos.
Happy Father's Day to all the great guys out there.
 

 
As many of you know, this blog and my vintage shop on Etsy are dedicated to my maternal grandmother, Ora Madge Beals Meredith.   But today I am gi...

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The Loss of Shirley Temple and the Little Girl Dress
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Mourning Shirley Temple and the Loss of the Little Girl Dress

Mourning Shirley Temple and the Loss of the Little Girl Dress

Out for a walk, Madge ran into a next-door neighbor dressed in skinny jeans tucked into tall black leather boots.  Her long nubby sweater was capped off with a wool scarf, knotted just so.  She was so in style.  She was . . . in second...

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