• What the Hell is Aggressively Fancy?

    July 10, 2019 by

    Short answer: a lifestyle blog.

    Longer answer: a repository of information I don’t actively market or promote, but which waits quietly in the interwebz for such a time as someone looking for obscure and niche information may find it and then find other useful stuff while they’re here. I also post pictures of my artwork, natch.

    And the fully long answer? It involves obnoxious anti-corporate rebellion type stuff. Into that? Well, clicky click for more.

  • Cleaning an Early 20th Century Stamp Box

    July 15, 2019 by

    So this little box is something I was given about 18 years back by a former lovahhh of mine whose family it had come from. At the time, I said something about polishing it up and my former gasped and told me ‘no way,’ and that the patina gave it charm. Because of that, I… Read more

  • Resizing a 1976 Seiko Watch

    July 13, 2019 by

    So, I will be the first to stand up and say I feel like my generation has lost an understanding of some stuff. Most of us don’t know how to darn holes in socks anymore or bake a not-from-box cake, but we’re not the only ones slacking in the knowledge game. My Baby Boomer mother… Read more

  • Close up of two silver-toned metal compacts in an open jewelry box. The focus is on a smaller, round rouge pot with simple circular etching on the lid.

    Cheramy Rouge Pot

    July 11, 2019 by

    Repotting a 1920s rouge compact and learning about its maker, French-American hybrid cosmetics company, Cheramy.

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