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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

~ An Oldie But Goody ~

It's been pretty eventful around here the past few days. Mr. P took a tumble after calling 911 and getting him checked out, he's bruised to beat the band and quite sore, for now he's doing ok. This happens a lot, each time scarier than the last, for now my heart is beating at a steady pace and life is back to normal as normal as it can be. Today he's having a good day so I thought I would take time to share another part of the office. I don't believe I've shared the wall the entertainment center sits on. 
The wall is 12' long and can handle a large piece of furniture. Because I run clients in and out like crazy there has to be a walkway large enough for them to get through. The other side of the room has the daybed on it with a wicker trunk in front of it. 
Many years ago I found this 3 piece unit and fell in love with the style and color. I think every room can handle a bit of black. The opening is large enough to house a pretty good size T.V. 
You can see my monster   dinosaur  ahhh Oldie but Goody. I would love to have an updated T.V. but there isn't anything wrong with this one, and to be quite honest I don't watch that much T.V. Look close and you'll even see the old VCR. Yes folks I see have an original VCR, I don't use it either, I'm not even sure it works any longer. Guess I should take the time to see if not it needs to be thrown away. 
Mixing textures, colors and sizes always makes for a more interesting vignette.The silver tray is part of my mother's tea set, it sits on a silver stand. Adding a bit of greenery breaks adds a bit of texture and color.
You know I love me some blue and white. I started collecting carpet balls or as they're called today orbs many years ago. I love the history behind them, the shape adds some interest.
 The dog figurines are one of my favorites.
The picture with our last name is a gift my daughter gave me after one of her many trips. She was in Chicago giving a seminar, looked up and saw the street sign with our last name, she knew I would get a kick out of having a street named after us, well not really but at least I know there's one street in America with our last name. :-)
The oval picture is one of Mr. P and his father, grandfather and his oldest daughter. Oldest daughter gave it to us many years ago. I'm honored to be the keeper of this great treasure.
Great details on the edge of the frame.
On the left side of the entertainment center sits an antique telephone table Daddy gave me many years ago.
Above the small table is an old map I ran across and framed.
A few details on the telephone table.
A few details on the right side of the entertainment center. The small table is actually an antique potty. I purchased the piece many years ago at the Kansas Center Flea Market, I recall giving $20.00 for this unique piece.

There you have the entertainment center in the office and the Oldie but Goody T.V. This is one of those rooms hard to take pictures in, there isn't any natural lighting, the light above washes a few things out. Hope you enjoyed seeing another side to the office.
hugs ~ Lynne~
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