Tag Archives: vintage

Flee to the flea (market)

My first flea market was that one at the Big Red Barn. You know it — that one on the outskirts of Prunedale, that little town you might drive by if you take Highway 101 to Monterey. It’s not particularly … Continue reading

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Let’s all have campers on the sea shore

I don’t need a mansion in Malibu. Or a pristine white yacht on the Caribbean. Or a condo on Fifth Avenue. All I want — all I need, friends — is an itty bitty tin camper on the sand, 1950s … Continue reading

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Colorful treasures, new and old

I love treasure hunting with my camera, finding all of those old and little and wonderful things that other treasure hunters have discovered for the rest of us. One of my favorite places to see treasures is actually close to … Continue reading

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My coffee tin garden

Over the weekend, I worked on bringing some little, tiny plants to life. I gave little seeds and things a home deep inside a bed of soil in little tin can homes. I’m working on creating a reading corner in … Continue reading

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Five Senses Monday, the birthday edition

Happy Monday, friends. I hope you had a lovely week. I celebrated a birthday, and my friends helped me celebrate with presents and fun and cupcakes for an entire week. I hope all the fun is a sign that 29 … Continue reading

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Walks in Lodi

One of my favorite neighborhoods in Lodi is the one where I work, on the outskirts of downtown and right against rows of homes with big porches and fruit trees growing in the front yards. Some days, when the clock … Continue reading

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Antiques in the foothills

Before the holidays really began, I took a little daytrip with my friend Maggie to visit my grandma and grandpa at their new home in the Gold Rush town of Jackson. Grandma doesn’t drive — never has, though she walks … Continue reading

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