Tag Archives: World War II

The Beautiful Things Of Life

I don’t think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains. -Anne Frank When I opened my vintage shop this morning, it was with a weary and aching heart. It felt like such an effort to do … Continue reading

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If You Think I’m going to be Flattered by your Visit You’re mistaken

“After dinner they went into the sitting room, where the cook announced the Viscountess de Montmort.  This lady, naturally, did not associate with the middle-class people of the village; she wouldn’t invite them into her home any more than she would … Continue reading

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