Travel Guide DE: Is Winterthur Worth It?

In short, yes and no. Winterthur is the mansion home of Henry Francis DuPont, a wealthy horticulturist and antiques collector. Members of his family also owned Longwood Gardens. The Christmas tour of the mansion is something people rave about. It’s the same tour as usual; the house is just decorated. This was our first time…

A Simple Restaurant Ash Tray and the Past Coming Alive

I was helping a friend at an estate sale this weekend. In all the rooms of “stuff” which had been organized, one tiny item fell by the wayside. It was in the kitchen, nearly buried under newspaper which we were using to wrap glassware. It was an ashtray. A cute, little ashtray reading L’Omelette French…