Monthly Archives: December 2011

The A to Z bookshelf

What do you do with a pair of bookends, A and Z, lower case? We reclaimed a small bookshelf and found a space in the hall for it. This let me clean up some of the over piled books off … Continue reading

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Smyrna 1922

Smyrna                 Giles Milton Smyrna was one of the great cosmopolitan trading cities of the late Ottoman Empire. Izmir is now Turkey’s third largest city. Although Izmir is built on the ashes, literally, of Smyrna they are very different cities. Smyrna … Continue reading

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