I spent a little time in town today at my parents home. They are starting to look at downsizing and wanted to go through some treasures that are stored in the basement . and What treasures we found!!!
This little box of goodies
Contained my dads 8mm movie camera, can you imagine cranking it to take a movie???
And my very first camera!!! A Brownie Reflex,it was already an antique when I got it , you looked down through the viewfinder and it showed the reflection of the photo you were going to take . Black and white only!
My photography skills have come an awfully long way since then!
We also unearthed a box of manuscripts and plays written by my great grandfather George Palmer!,He had several published works and was instrumental in the Regina theatre scene many years ago !
I guess, with so many avid readers and prolific writers in my heritage I come by my love of literature and writing honestly !
Then there is this chair, so many times I tagged along on antique hunts with mom, I have to admit I was often bored and uninterested but now looking back...
This chair is unique and beautiful in an odd way and one of my favorites
AN Edison gramophone is perfect working order
(sorry it is sideways , but blogger and I cannot work out our differences on this issue )
Behind you can catch a glimpse of moms beautiful porcelain antique and specialty doll collection. That I was interested in and I had a small collection of my own started years ago, still have them packed away , maybe someday I will get them out and display them . Cannot say I was always bored on the trips, i did eventually with the dolls collect and entire set of antique china , that I still proudly own and use !
And speaking of antique dollies...
Man I was a cute kid!!!! LOL
So much more to go through ,and memories to recapture.
Stay safe , and as Old man winter lets us feel his chill, stay warm my friends