Pushing Buttons

One of the unique features of my house is that I have four push button light switches. I like them so much that I'm tempted to turn them on--off--on--off--on--off just for fun. Push button switches were one of the early light switches and started appearing in houses in the 1890s. They were the primary light switch for …

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Words, How I Love Thee

I'm a word geek. I love words and word play and things that make words and hold words and teach about words. Imagine my delight when I came across a 1940s German typewriter in an antique store last week! Just the thing to add to my house as decor...who wouldn't want a 70-year-old typewriter knickknack? …

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