Treasure Hunting archive for Jan. 2012

THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 2012

A vintage pencil case made in England still works for modern writers. (Cheryl-Anne Millsap / Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap)

Pencil Perfect

Every job requires certain basic tools. A cook needs pots, pans and good sharp knives. A woodworker needs a saw, a hammer and a reliable tape measure. As a writer, I have my own tool kit. My notebook computer, a phone that is a computer...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2012

An antique dough bowl, filled with natural objects such as stones and antlers, makes an pretty setting for a candle. (Cheryl-Anne Millsap / Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap)

The Keeper of the House

(Photo by Cheryl-Anne Millsap) Caught up in the New Year ritual of house cleaning, I swept through the house dusting, rearranging and organizing. As I moved from room to room I let my mind wander as my hands worked. I began to notice that with...

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Cheryl-Anne Millsap writes about antiques and collectibles and the love of all things vintage. Millsap's Home Planet column appears each week in the Wednesday "Pinch" supplement and she is The Spokesman-Review's female automobile reviewer. She is a regular contributor to Spokane Public Radio and her essays can be heard on Public Radio stations across the country. Cheryl-Anne is the author of "Home Planet: A Life in Four Seasons."




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