Friday, February 24, 2017

Life on the Connecticut Shore: Scratchy Photographs: An 80s House

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10 comments:

  1. Lovely and timeless! I appreciate that the sofas are normal in size - one reason why mine have been reupholstered. Today's overstuffed versions don't work for me.

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    1. I agree about the Paul Bunyan furniture on steroids they make today. No thanks. It's a reminder of the climbing obesity rate that is evident everywhere I look.

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    2. Great description! One's lucky if the furniture fits through the door and into the room, and once in, that's about all that can be squeezed into a normal sized room. Of course, most new dwellings have oversized rooms to match.

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  2. Put this down as my second favorite post. My all time favorite is the one from several weeks ago that included some of these same images. Thanks Muffy.
    GLH

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  3. This brings back such nostalgic memories of my youth! People of class had white walls! Never anything but!!

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  4. This reminds me of bicoastal living between Newport and San Diego, sailing and racing, in my salad days as a Navy junior officer.

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  5. I am filled with curiosity: Who is the gentleman in the painting in the fifth picture?

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  6. In some circles, this house is as up-to-date today as it was in the 80s. We attended a white tie event last year that my husband was not in town for and asked a good friend to escort us. His comment was telling, "I did not realize this world still existed." My thought is that some things have become even more out-of-sight than ever...especially as our family lives a very understated lifestyle. This site provides a wonderful community...thank you, Muffy, for taking the time and for reopening the comments (my favorite part).

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  7. Is that a SeaCraft 20 center console? Those were the best riding boats.

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