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This Old Rocking Chair

BY T.F. STERN When my parents were starting out as a family I remember them having a beautiful black Hitchcock Rocking Chair with its traditional...

A Transformative Experience

BY T.F. STERN My grandson, James, is up here at our house in the country.  He was asking lots of questions about various things on...

Restoration and Repair

BY T.F. STERN Recently we found a television show produced by the BBC, The Repair Shop. Talented artisans receive a wide variety of keepsake items...

Thinking of my Father

BY T.F. STERN Most of you never knew my father; but he was an interesting man.  I’m not sure I ever really knew him either;...

And so the battle continues…

BY T.F. STERN I’ve posted a scan of a postcard sent to my folks many years ago when a friend was visiting Scotland.  It’s the...

Finding Treasure

BY T.F. STERN It’s been a year since we packed up my parent’s house and sold it after my mom died.  We’ve had boxes of...

Thinking of my father

BY T.F. STERN The movie, Big Fish, caught my attention while flipping channels.  The story had progressed nearly to the end, the part where the...

An Old Family Photo

BY CARL L. BANKSTON III Judging by the ages of the children in this picture, it must have been taken about 1911 or 1912. Except...

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