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Posts published by “Lori Alden Holuta”

Lori Alden Holuta lives between the cornfields of mid-Michigan, where she grows vegetables, teas and herbs, when she’s not playing games with a cat named Chives. Find her book reviews, recipes, and other surprises at

Acquaintance Cards

“When are you going to pay the old lady for your last week’s washing?”

I blame Gail Carriger for having lost nearly my entire day to obsessing over Acquaintance Cards. She made mention of them on her Book of Faces, and I oh-so-innocently clicked the link, which took me to Vintage Everyday, a rather delightful blog, in which I landed directly on a dangerously addictive page.

What Is This Fishwrap?

OldDesignShop_VictorianLadyReading1891BW Thank you for subscribing to the Brassbright Chronicle, delivered daily by one of our fleet of fresh-faced, enthusiastic urchins, directly into your shrubbery or decorative fountain at the crack of dawn. Be warned: You have now entered an alternate reality, that of the land of Industralia. That noise you hear is the Victorian Era groaning under the weight of steampunk, anachronisms, puns, wacky humor and hopefully most of all, endearing and engaging characters and stories.