Tag Archives: vintage

check out this other blog!

i just found the coolest blog….. pdxbuildingads.blogspot.com it chronicles some of the coolest old advertising signs that are painted on the sides of buildings all around portland. after you look through here, you’ll never pass another without taking note! Advertisements

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pinkham millinery…a hat party!

if you are ever fortunate enough to attend one of dayna pinkham’s parties or fashion shows, i urge you to do so. she is a very gifted milliner with a great vision. she designs and makes all types of hats … Continue reading

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astoria. oregon.

my boyfriend and i went to astoria a couple of weeks ago. i like to go there about once per year. i think it’s nice to just hang out, walk around, get good coffee, shop for antiques, and hear the ever-interesting local … Continue reading

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an homage to henry ford’s…with borrowed photos.

i have been wanting to write about a restaurant/bar that used to be in southwest portland…where there are now some hideous, cheaply built condos….henry ford’s. this place was magical, and i have no pics of my own from there, so … Continue reading

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various incarnations. set 2.

as i mentioned, i moved into a tiny apartment in san francisco. it was a studio with a trundle bed that pulled out from under the bathroom. you will have to look at these pics to know what i’m talking … Continue reading

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wood engravings of beauty.

this is from the cover of jane eyre by charlotte bronte, with wood engravings by fritz eichenberg, new york: random house c.1943.

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