On the 70s, teaching, and fame

Today’s post veers a bit from the usual focus of our blog.  As we work on renovating our 70s house and building a life together, we find ourselves thinking a lot about what’s best to carry from the past into our future. Such questions are fun in the context of light fixtures and household routines,(…)

Glassy brassy light be gone!

I’ve made references before to the ugly lights in our house: I’m guessing these were somewhat expensive and probably “nice” in their day, but they just aren’t our thing. Shortly after we moved into the dining-turned-talking room, we started fooling around with the fixture you see in the first photo.  One day I just couldn’t(…)