November 28, 1999
My beloved Grandmother died today, at the age of 96 years. I know many of you are familiar with Grandma, having read my stories of our many adventures together. Grandma left us a heritage rich with memories, many of them quite amusing, and I plan to continue bringing them to you, as a tribute to her feisty and passionate character. She was a strong-willed matriarch, and a loving grandmother, who was proud of us to the very end. The whole family has a strong sense that an important era has just ended for us. We'll never be the same without Grandma.
Further news (and I'm sure you know this is not going to be the usual goofy
newsletter): I have terminated my contract with The Mining Co. I will
continue to write and publish articles about collecting, except that they
will appear on my own website, Twin Brooks Antiques, instead of at The
Mining Co, and links to the articles that appear within the newsletter will
take you directly to them. The Wonderful Artie has gotten me my own domain
(www.msjudith.net), and as soon as it's up and running, we'll move Twin
Brooks there and attempt to get some type of forum going - a chat room or
bulletin board, so I can hear what you're thinking. You are welcome to
write to me at the above address.
I'm sorry, Accumulators. Although I find it the best part of my week to be
able to write to you, tonight I'll just pass. I'll be back again at the
end of the coming week, much more myself, and with news and views of the
collecting world. I know many of you have been wondering what's happened
to the newsletter. We received a virus on Halloween that crashed our hard
drive and cost me all my data (except for your addresses, which I had saved
on disk after the last catastrophe!) All is back up to snuff (thanks to
Artie!), so we'll talk again next week.
This weekend Artie and I will be mourning our loss, and making plans for
the funeral. To all of you, Happy Hunting!
© 1998 Judith Katz-Schwartz. All rights reserved.
Antiques and Collectibles Newsletter #63
U.S. Library of Congress
Your comments, as always, are welcome. If you have something to say, write to me.
If you like, I'll subscribe you to the free short weekly email newsletter.
RETURN TO INDEX OF NEWSLETTERS
TWIN BROOKS HOME PAGE