Category Archives: antiques

Come See The Best In Country Primitives From The Heart of the Country!

For those of you who don’t know, I have been selling country primitive antiques for 20 years. If you’ve never visited my online shop, please follow the link below, and come on in and have a look around. The collage … Continue reading

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Tammy, Put Away The BB Gun!!

Just an update on the “absentee contractor” from yesterday. If you read my previous post titled “The Broken Appointment” you will see that a guy was supposed to come see about a flooring issue I had some concerns about and … Continue reading

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Mixed Signals

When a person with severe chronic pain is at their worst, rather when the PAIN is at it’s worst….a strange phenomenon happens.    The brain starts getting all scrambled up.  Especially if the person has more than one source or … Continue reading

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Hot Coals ~ Part 2

So.  The catastrophe of the full blown train wreck of severe plantar fasciitis and tendinitis in my feet eventually settled down with the help of pain meds, Orthaheel sandals and several months of slowing my ass down.  Eventually I got … Continue reading

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Discovering a Dream….

By 1997, I had rented a booth in a small antique shop in a small town on the square.  I invited my mother to join me in this new endeavor, as she also had an interest in buying things at … Continue reading

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And Then, Life Beyond Diagnosis….

After we got married, and Larry started his new job with the trucking company, things began to even out for us in many ways. I was still learning how to function with this constant companion of chronic pain….trying to see … Continue reading

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