Then and Now, Uncategorized

Thursday: Then and Now

Vintage photograph circa 1950, source unknown, retrieved from the Internet 29 July 2021 The Mission Road Drive-in Theater opened on the Southside of San Antonio at 3100 Roosevelt Avenue, just north of Mission San Jose on March 27, 1948 with a showing of Pirates of Monterey, quickly becoming a popular fixture in the neighborhood.  Its… Continue reading Thursday: Then and Now

Then and Now

Thursday: Then & Now

Mission San Jose, photograph taken 29 July 2021 Mission San Jose, 1932, image from the San Antonio Light UTSA digital collection, restoration work had progressed well and only the dome was missing at the time of this photograph. Mission San Jose, established in 1720, moved to its present day location in 1758 after the first… Continue reading Thursday: Then & Now

China and Pottery

Eggshell Nautilus N1583 and its history

Oval bowl from pattern N1583, pattern name "Ardmore" Last week's Thrift Store Tuesday post discussed my exciting find of a few pieces of Homer Laughlin Eggshell Nautilus china in a thrift store. I'm still a little amazed about this find and very overwhelmed by the complexity of the pattern, the complexity of Homer Laughlin China… Continue reading Eggshell Nautilus N1583 and its history

China and Pottery, Thrift Store Tuesday

Thrift Store Tuesday

Homer Laughlin Eggshell Nautilus L45N5 One of the best things about blogging is that there are no deadlines and no requirements for length or research proficiency. You can post something quickly or spend hours putting it together. Today is a quick post to share something that has delighted me beyond words - finding something unexpected… Continue reading Thrift Store Tuesday