You’re just window shopping…

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A vintage tableau

I love to meander through vintage stores, flea markets, and antique malls to see what I can find (some past explorations can be found here and here).  I can spend hours exploring the treasures for sale and quite often find graphic and clothing inspiration in old furniture, vintage postcards, kitchen gadgets and the like.  I can’t tell you how many times I’ve driven by a shop that looks interesting only to swear I’ll check it out ‘next time’, which rarely comes.  However, a few weeks ago while passing through historic Mullica Hill, an town I’ve driven through a gazillion times without ever once stopping (except for pizza), I finally decided to check it out… Continue reading “You’re just window shopping…”

Riding along in my automobile…

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Refreshingly old – and new – signs

Many of my cherished family stories and personal memories involve cars.  I’ve been a road dog since before I was born.  Give me a steady stream of rocking tunes, some icy coca-cola, and a tankful of gas and I can drive for hours with no destination in mind.  This past Sunday I headed east and stumbled upon Lebanon…… Continue reading “Riding along in my automobile…”