This forum is reserved for off-topic chat - if it has to do with marbles, please let's keep it out of here, huh?
Laptop kicked the bucket. Got a replacement - but didn't notice the lack of a memory card slot. (?) Dug out old card reader and struggled for days trying to get puter to locate the drive to upload pics. Problem solved, but it was a very short-lived success. Reader and card were for my old camera...
I've mentioned before that I used to collect toy cannons. Mostly Big Bang Carbide Cannons, but also black powder and firecracker. One of the cannons I purchased was a bronze reproduction of a very early firecracker cannon called the Home Guard Safety Cannon. Today I discovered that only 50 numbered...
Three freaking years and nuthin. Then out pops this. Happy Plum day!!
I thot they were gonna blow up!! Hope everyone has a great Thanksgiving!!:jump4joy2
Getting older every day; but so pretty still..
Since neither of these photos are of marbles, I'll post them here.
Summit Lions. Don't know how I started collecting Summit Lions. I have 14 in various colors and am still missing a few.
And this is just some of my Akroware. The rest are scattered...
Lotsa medium out there. Sketch/photography and collages...needless to say my house looks like the Michaels store.
I'm not a baker (and can only eat decadent in small amounts) so any recipe with these qualities usually a disaster, but I saw a recipe online for dark choco brownies with merlot and a semi-sweet merlot ganache and I caved. Oh my. Needs some tweaking but since I don't bake; don't really know which...
Not one of my better weeks so far.
I put down my 32 year old Arab gelding yesterday morning. We've been together for 30 years. He quit eating this past Saturday and Vet couldn't find anything obvious, so blood tests were ordered. His kidneys were failing. At his age and his other health...
I'm not much into them but this one is just so cool. Ruger vacaro. Too much off topic.
*Long* before I collected anything else, I collected stamps. Started collection when I was a kid and once I started my first job out of college and had a bit of extra spending money, I started going to stamp auctions. Mostly just stamps, but occasionally other stuff, including covers (envelopes and...
Im always looking for more events and shows to attend & share. Here are the last ones of 2016 and some for 2017:
-September 23-25, 2016. Sisterville Marble Festival. Downtown Sisterville WV. Contact Jim King 304-652-4030.
-October 8-9, 2016. Northeast Marble Meet. Marble Show and...
In broad daylight robberies in your own car.
Well it happen to me today.
Had the window of the car open,saw it not coming,suddenly my golden chain with diamond pendant was pulled from my neck.
I dare anymore to wear gold jewelry and plan ,all I have to sell.
I just got back from Seattle today. I could not find a marble, and I even took one with me (Al said it would help). Of course, I didn't really get to go into any antique stores, so my options were going to be limited. I did find something "marble-ish" at Seattle Center. The Chilhuly museum had all...
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