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Chronica Domus
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Reflections of home life with the occasional diversion elsewhere
Reflections of home life with the occasional diversion elsewhere

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What's Blooming Inside: In Praise of Heirloom Sweet Peas
It has been said many times over that a picture paints a thousand words.  However, as I contentedly find myself captivated by Lathyrus odoratus, that most delicious of summer's blooms, I ask myself how it could possibly be fair to share a mere picture with ...
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A Bird-Themed Silver Lustre Creamware Jug To Mark National Audubon Day
Photo: Chronica Domus Today, April 26, is National Audubon Day .  It is the day that Franco-American ornithologist John James Audubon (b. April 26, 1785 d. January 27, 1851) is commemorated.  Audubon is best known for his color-plate publication The Birds o...
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Norton Helps Prepare Some Easter Flowers
Although we won't be home for Easter Sunday this year, I am still compelled to add a few festive touches to the house to mark the holiday.  So, bright and early this morning, Norton and I trotted down to the garden to snip away at some of the narcissi I had...
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Bloomin' Lovely!
Bringing flowering branches indoors is an annual and pleasurable rite of spring Photo: Chronica Domus I know that spring has not officially begun but I have felt its impending arrival keenly these past few weeks.  Refreshing downpours and even a rare poundi...
Bloomin' Lovely!
Bloomin' Lovely!
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The Ivory & Sterling Mystery Thingamajig Revealed
Did you correctly guess the purpose of the ivory and sterling thingamajig? Photo: Chronica Domus I have had such fun reading through the slew of comments received in response to the ivory and sterling thingamajig .  In fact, it has been  one of the most pop...
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Mystery Object: An Ivory and Sterling Thingamajig
Photo: Chronica Domus I do so love the word  thingamajig.   It is a delightful word that, in my ever so humble opinion, is underappreciated and not used often enough.  Today's post provides the perfect opportunity to change all that. Thingamajig is defined ...
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Life's Little (Long) Weekend Pleasures
Nota bene : I was able to sneak the highly-fragrant posy you see below into the marital bedroom because my husband happened to be away on a business trip the day I snapped the photograph below; such a transgression would be unthinkable otherwise and near gr...
Life's Little (Long) Weekend Pleasures
Life's Little (Long) Weekend Pleasures
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The Porcelain Mystery Object Revealed
This diminutive drummer boy has a very specific purpose - can you guess what it is? Photo: Chronica Domus Well, I must say you are a clever bunch!  Thank you all for playing along in the latest mystery object game.  I can now reveal that the little drummer ...
The Porcelain Mystery Object Revealed
The Porcelain Mystery Object Revealed
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A Porcelain Mystery Object
Photo: Chronica Domus It just dawned on me that the last time I published a post on a mystery object was last February.  So, today I present you with another, a little porcelain drummer boy, for your consideration. The object is a scant taller than an inch ...
A Porcelain Mystery Object
A Porcelain Mystery Object
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It's Been A Fun-Filled Couple of Weeks!
Happy New Year to you all!  Please forgive the paucity of posts over the last few weeks but as you might recall, I've been busy entertaining overseas house guests for the holidays.  We've all had a marvelous, fun-filled time but all good things eventually c...
It's Been A Fun-Filled Couple of Weeks!
It's Been A Fun-Filled Couple of Weeks!
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