From the desk of Franklin D. Brown, Jr.
California held the answer to what I suspected to be the truth about Asheville, NC. For the last 15 years, I have been reading articles in American Bungalow and Style 1900 magazine then comparing the California bungalows and neighborhoods to those I find in Asheville to arrive at my assumption. I wanted to be sure, so when my wife suggested we travel to California last month for our vacation, I knew there was one place we had...
A vintage handwrought sterling silver pendant and paperclip chain in the style of Kalo. The lightly hammered pendant has a blue oval cabochon in the center. Fixed bale. Marked Sterling Handwrought.
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Date made: Ca. 1910
Dimensions: Pendant measures 2" long and 1 1/4" across. Chain is 18" long.
I'm posting this week's column on Sunday night at Gate 37 in the Newark International Airport, bracing myself for one of the shortest turnovers I have ever scheduled. Leigh Ann and I will (hopefully) arrive back in Asheville at 11:45pm tonight, and while she is calming down the dogs, Daisy and Jasper, I'll be repacking for a 5:00am alarm in order to catch a 7:10am flight to San Diego.
What made the quick turnaround worth the inconvenience was the opportunity to spend...
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From the Desk of Esther Schindler (Article originally published on Intuit.com)
We techies and early adopters – in whatever field – have a tendency to love the technology that enables us. And we show that enthusiasm by featuring the innovation front-and-center, and letting the bare metal show. But recently, I was reminded that an innovation has “made it” only when you don’t actually see it in the products it enables.