Mybigbackyard's Objects in my house Posts

My mother collected angels, and when she passed away (4 years ago this month), she had hundreds of them. This angel was given to me by a friend in Bulgaria and…

These little dolls are made in the Czech Republic. I began collecting them when we were living in Bulgaria, and now just looking at them brings back memories…

In your time Innocence will fall away In your time Mission bells will toll All along The corridors and river beds There'll be signs In your time… Bob Seger So…

The very first post I made to this blog, on January 1, 2007, was a photo of boxes - the boxes that my new kitchen cabinets were in, to be exact. The plan was,…

The late afternoon sun on my front porch is wonderful - - - in winter . In summer, it can be brutal, but I loved the lines I noticed this afternoon…. “Too many…

An apple a day keeps the doctor away Apple in the morning - Doctor's warning Roast apple at night - starves the doctor outright Eat an apple going to bed -…

This is the lid of a Bulgarian trunk that dates to 1850. We bought it 10 years ago in Sofia, and it still sports a paper label indicating it once traveled on…

I was given this icon in Bulgaria, a country that has a Greek Orthodox religious tradition. I'm always fascinated by the adult-like perspective of the Christ…

My daughter Laura, age 15, loves a challenge. We bought this Rubik's Cube on a Sunday afternoon, and by Sunday evening she could solve it in under 5 minutes. …

I dream a world where man No other man will scorn, Where love will bless the earth And peace its paths adorn. I dream a world where all Will know sweet…

Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. ~ Abraham Lincoln
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