Coastal Geologist, Good Friend

Coastal Geologist, Good Friend

"Coastal Geologist, Good Friend;" that's how Cousin Susie's tribute, written by her parents, begins in their local newspaper, The Carlisle Mosquito. Susan Elizabeth Zielinski, my grandmother's niece, was born on April 30, 1970 in Concord, Massachussetts to Robert and Sally (Handel) Zielinski. She and her older brother, Steven, grew up in the small town of Carlisle, and [...]

Antique Store Finds

Antique Store Finds

Gibson Mill is a former bedding-factory-turned-antique-depot in my hometown in North Carolina, and I visit every once in a while to see what's new. I've found a hand-painted dresser, an antique cheval mirror and a collection of World War II-era postcards and coins, but I'm most excited about my latest find: two stamps that ended up [...]