Update on Ellis Brothers

The good news first: since it was the Contemporary Furniture store owned by Ellis Brothers that burned down, and since there is an alley that separates Ellis Brothers’ two stores, reports of Binghamton’s long-standing furniture store’s demise have been greatly exaggerated. The bad news is that half of Ellis Brothers’ business will have to be … Continue reading “Update on Ellis Brothers”

Happy Birthday to My Oma!

Completely off the subject of signs and completely on the subject of stories, here is a very special happy birthday to my maternal grandmother, who is 95 years old today! Oma in 1930, Amsterdam, Holland Her life is simply amazing. So amazing, in fact, that about five years ago, when she turned 90, we decided … Continue reading “Happy Birthday to My Oma!”