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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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Revealed: The Wooden Mystery Object
Well, that was a fun little game!  Thank you all for playing along and taking a stab at what you believed was the purpose of the wooden mystery item.  I enjoyed reading all of the comments and the thought behind your suggestions.  I must say, you are certai...
Revealed: The Wooden Mystery Object
Revealed: The Wooden Mystery Object
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Happy Thanksgiving!
In the years we are fortunate enough to have the pleasure of hosting dear friends at our annual Thanksgiving celebratory 'dinner for waifs and strays', I derive much pleasure in not only the details of preparing the menu and cooking the food, but also in th...
Happy Thanksgiving!
Happy Thanksgiving!
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A Wooden Mystery Object
It has been quite some time since I published a mystery object post so today, for your quizzical pleasure, I present you with this: What in the world is this mystery object? Photo: Chronica Domus Photo: Chronica Domus Jim, who comments under the name Parnas...
A Wooden Mystery Object
A Wooden Mystery Object
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Exploring New Orleans: Part III of III Lucullus Antiques
For such a geographically compact area, the French Quarter of New Orleans offers much  to delight its many visitors .  Beyond the obvious architectural, culinary, and musical experiences there is, of course, the shopping. Lucullus Antiques Photo: Chronica D...
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A Son's Poignant Remembrance On All Souls' Day
A son mourns the loss of his father Photo: Chronica Domus Since the early days of this blog, I have published a post each year to coincide with All Souls' Day.  These posts showcase a different item from a small group of mourning hair art that my husband an...
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Exploring New Orleans Part II of III: A Visit to Pitot House
Pitot House was designed by architect and builder Hilaire Boutt é  in 1799 Photo: Chronica Domus Of all the historic house museums located in New Orleans, it was Pitot House that I was most looking forward to visiting.  Perhaps not such an obvious choice fo...
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Exploring New Orleans: Part I of III
It won't take long for visitors to hear the familiar sounds of New Orleans as they amble around the French Quarter on any given day or night Photo: Chronica Domus My husband and I have just returned from a very enjoyable visit to New Orleans, a city in the ...
Exploring New Orleans: Part I of III
Exploring New Orleans: Part I of III
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A Successful Day At Auction & A Connection To An Important Welsh Ceramics Collection
Two auction attendees contemplate their bidding strategy Photo: Chronica Domus It has been an age since I was motivated enough to haul my caboose out of the house on a weekend morning to  attend a live auction . One bright and sunny day last month, my husba...
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A Visit to Gore Place
Nota bene:  While poking around the back-of-house section of my blog recently, I was surprised to discover an unpublished post I wrote last summer following my visit to Boston and upstate New York.  Here is that post today for your reading pleasure. I can't...
A Visit to Gore Place
A Visit to Gore Place
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Late Summer's Tomato Haul Is In!
Photo: Chronica Domus It's late summer and the tomatoes in my garden have been superb this year.  Funny thing is, I've practically ignored the poor things believing I had picked the last plump and tasty fruit weeks ago.  It turns out, I have been wonderfull...
Late Summer's Tomato Haul Is In!
Late Summer's Tomato Haul Is In!
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