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What do you collect?

Discussion in 'Travel Forum' started by Gwen, Jan 23, 2006.

  1. Gwen

    Gwen Active Member

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    I'll start:

    Blue Willow Dishes
    Moss Rose Dishes
    Teapots
    Tea Cups
    Quilts
     
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    bells
    old furniture
    books
    cast iron cookware
     
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    Having travelled with and worked in the circus for the last 4 years of the 70's, I collected elephants.

    I have since gotten out of that hobby, but before I did, I had amassed over 250 elephants that were stuffed, glass, wood, brass, coal, plastic, large, small, you name it.
     
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    Statues that say something about where I visited, in the 12" high area. I have a 12" bronze Mickey statue from Walt Disney World, a 12" Pewter cat from the Luxor in Vegas, a 14" tall handcarved tiki from Hawaii, and a 12" tall jade Gnesh statue from India. I have to be very discerning with these things, as real estate in SoCal is at a premium, and room for display is limited.
     
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    I collect stringed instruments. Got some beauties.
     
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    hmm...

    So, are you wanting to trade a daughter or two for MORE aches & pains? I'm confused...
     
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    I collect:

    coins of all countries
    collector spoons

    My darling wife of 32 years collects:

    stuffed bears
    Hummel figurines
    music boxes

    Bill
     
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    Because I am not able to get out much any more due to the eyes and the health, I sit around and collect dust. lol
     
  12. Gwen

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    I mostly collect dust, too! :D

    Forgot to mention one collection--I also collect rocks. I have a rock from almost everywhere I have visited.
     
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    I collect Eeyore items (figurines, stuffed or anything with him on it), Butterflies and recipes.
     
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    I have about 50 teapots .......... they collect dust :rolleyes:
     
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    Being a teacher, I collect children's books. I use books in general, children's or otherwise, as art in my home.

    And being as I don't like to vacuum, I also collect dead spiders!! :eek: :eek:
     
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    I collect wood so I can burn it in my wood stove. That way I get heated twice. Once collecting it and once by burning it.
     
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    I collect:

    Giraffes
    Bibles
    Rosaries

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  18. TaterTot

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    I collect hymnals, spoons (dh started me a collection on our honeymoon) and musical instruments. Used to collect foreign money.
     
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