Monthly Archives: July 2001

Guess What? July 2001

Guess What Article for July 2001 By Bob Cahn, “The Primitive Man” There are two subjects this column seriously tries to avoid: religion and politics. But this month’s “Guess What” slightly deviates from this self-imposed policy, since we are presenting an item with a somewhat “holier-than-thou” history. This is our “punny” way of attempting to […]

Hearth to Hearth: Sallets

Hearth to Hearth: Sallets – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – July 2001 One often hears that our ancestors did not eat salads. The remark is all-too often made with a certain amount of scorn and some kind of pity for those poor ignorant souls who didn’t know anything about nutrition and still less about good cooking. […]

The Corning Museum at 50

The Corning Museum at 50: Preserving 3,500 years of sand, ash, lime and fire – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – July 2001 by Adam Halterman They make glass. By day and night, the fires burn on…and bid the sand let in the light. -Carl Sandburg, In Reckless Ecstasy, 1904 Sand, ash, lime and fire: […]