So today I was cleaning the last of the closets here at the Chiles Estate.   I had put off cleaning them out for some reason.  I think I ran out of steam.  It was down to the coats and the jackets and it was harder than I thought.  My father in law had a lot of coats.  A lot.  They were crammed in the hall closet and we had already gone through and taken some out that we could pass on. One of the things that I had the forethought to do was check the pockets.  You never know, do you, what … [Read more...]

Teapot Tuesday Again!

This teapot is one that has become very special to me!  My sister, Paula, gave it to me when they were cleaning out her mother in law's house.  It is a pretty one and pretty common style for that time period----the brown with the bright colored paint is a typical type to be found in the 60's and 70's.  I love it and I love that I knew the woman who used it to make many pots of tea. Thank you Dorothy Archdeacon and thank you, Paula!!!  I love it!   … [Read more...]