Category Archives: Lighter Side

Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Here is news from last week that I think you shouldn’t miss, enjoy! Pre-Viking tunic found on glacier as warming trend aids archaeology:  Glaciers are shrinking, and even if some are still debating the underlying cause(s), there have been some … Continue reading

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Followup Friday

Occasionally when blogging, topics get dropped as new things pop up with the intention of going back to those topics at a later (but not too distant date).  That doesn’t always happen, so this new blog category, launched today, is … Continue reading

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6-Month Anniversary

Preservation and Place is celebrating its Six-Month Anniversary! A great big thank you to everyone who has ever stopped by to read a post, comment, like, follow, and link back to.  Preservation and Place would not be as fun without … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Here are five articles I’ve come across this week that you shouldn’t miss.  Enjoy! Behind the scenes with holiday decorator at the Newport mansions: Sure, the mansions never looked like this for Christmas when their original owners lived there, they … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday: Toys Part 2

Preservation and Place took some time off for Thanksgiving.  I hope you all had a wonderful holiday and that if you participated in Black Friday or Cyber Monday that you also took part in Small Business Saturday. Today’s Thoughts for … Continue reading

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House Tales

I, like many of you, enjoy architectural history.  Spending a year conducting architectural field surveys did not deter that enjoyment in the slightest, actually it reaffirmed it.  Part of my survey work included writing a building history for each surveyed … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday: Toys

Today two toys were inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame, chosen from 12 finalists.  You can read the MSN article on their induction here.  These two toys, Dominoes and  Star Wars action figures, join 49 others already in … Continue reading

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Lighter Side: Architect Barbie

Had a busy day visiting a historic church (pictures in a post soon), so today I will keep this light and short.  That and I wanted to see what you all think of one of the latest Barbies: Architect Barbie! … Continue reading

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Lighter Side: Accurate? You Decide

In general, I’m going to try to keep this a casual blog that focuses on topics relevant to the blog’s name with additional items of interest on museums, my travels, and maybe even a book review if I happen to … Continue reading

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