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“Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it.Boldness has genius, power and magic in it!” ― John Anster, The First Part of Goethe’s Faust…

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“I am a part of all that I have met.” ― Alfred Tennyson, The Complete Poetical Works of Tennyson…

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“No matter how plain a woman may be, if truth and honesty are written across her face, she will be beautiful.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt…

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“Be steady and well-ordered in your life so that you can be fierce and original in your work.” ― Gustave Flaubert…

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“The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.” ― George Washington Burnap, The Sphere and Duties of Woman: A Course of Lectures…

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Flattening and Restoring a Vellum Fraternity Charter

I recently had the privilege of preserving the charter of the Tau Chapter of Sigma Chi Fraternity in Roanoke, Virginia.  This conservation project was prioritized to be completed in time for presentation at the fraternity’s 150th anniversary celebration. When the vellum…

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“If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place.” ― Nora Roberts…

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“Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are right. To map out…

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“If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.” ― Mother Teresa…

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“I just want you to know that you’re very special… and the only reason I’m telling you is that I don’t know if anyone else ever has.” ― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower…