1956 Sears Christmas Book -- I remember that my brother and I used to examine every page of the toy section of the Sears catalogue, a hugely thick book that arrived right around Thanksgiving every year!

Wallis Simpson...She caused a king to abdicate his throne. She changed the course of history. The 1936 abdication changed the course of British succession. Queen Elizabeth II's reign is the direct result of her uncle King Edward VIII's decision to abdicate in favour of his younger brother, King George VI. The divorced American became the Duchess of Windsor, was exiled with her husband and became pariahs in the Royal Family and to the British.

Egyptian Sheet gold finger and toe coverings, plus sandals, from the tomb of three minor wives of Thutmose III at Wady Gabbanat el-Qurud, circa 1479-1425 B.C. On display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Killarney Cake with gumdrop shamrocks - Spry shortening ad from Good Housekeeping, March 1950

10 Mysteries we've solved in the past year...

2me Bataillon, 8me Regiment d'Infanterie Legere, Model of 1804-12. • The 1804-pattern colors for light infantry regiments had a white backing to the regimental number in the corners.

Revolution Art, French Revolution, Bastille, American Revolution, Independence, Massacre of the Swiss Guards --

He had to kiss her one more time before the train pulled out of the station. It would be a terribly long time before they would see each other again, if ever. He didn't have time to come to her so he kisses her hand. It was one last point of contact before he was gone.

Vintage Lisa Frank Dream writer Address Book Casey Caymus Cactus


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