Stories tagged: hobby
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 19, 2018, 10:49 a.m.
We all have our hobbies. Sometimes, your hands just itch for something to do. Sometimes, a project helps to keep you busy and you can create a memory that lasts …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 10:29 p.m.
Give a man a model train and you entertain him for a day. Teach a man to build a train set and you might just hook him for life.
Sat., April 1, 2017, 9:57 p.m.
Lorna Donadio doesn’t care about Snapchat or Instagram. The photos tugging at her heartstrings aren’t selfies on Facebook. What interests her are faces from another time.
Sat., June 6, 2015
Lorie Lafferty knocked it out of the park when she cracked open a box of baseball cards in Spokane Valley last month. The longtime collector and physical education teacher at …
Thu., June 27, 1996
1. Jack and Sue White enjoy a spin in the “Funster” on a sunny Friday afternoon. “By 5 or 6, I knew all of the makes on the street,” says …
Wed., April 24, 1996
Comic Book Bucks Old Comic Books Are Taking Off Like Superman With Collectors Who Are Willing To Fork Over Incredible Sums Of Money
Comic-book dealer Vincent Zurzolo holds up a first-edition of “Superman,” worth about $13,000 at a comic book convention in Orlando, Florida. Knight-Ridder photo
Fri., March 22, 1996
From a crystal bell (above) to one of his favorites - an early 1900s school bell (below) - Walt Carriveau says every ring from his collection is music to his …
Wed., March 20, 1996
Jones with sparking X-ray equipment. Photo by Craig Buck/The Spokesman-Review
Tue., Oct. 10, 1995
Ron Denowh and a passenger take off for an early morning flight over Rathdrum Prairie. Photo by Rich Roesler/The Spokesman-Review
Wed., May 24, 1995
Computer collector Sven Pretorius says that if it’s a computer, and he can carry it, he will collect it. Pretorius’ house, garage and several storage areas are full of old …
Thu., April 6, 1995
Charlie Cox wants his kids to share his love of baseball cards, but his son, Jim, has his mind set on basketball cards. Photo by Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review
Tue., Jan. 31, 1995
Ray Blowers sits in his sea of ashtrays, wondering if anyone will come forth to buy his collection. Photo by Doug Clark/The Spokesman-Review