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A Grand Chair from Selma, Alabama

I found this large chair tucked away on the second floor of a tired-looking old building that serves as an antique shop in Selma, Alabama. 

It  reminds me of a lolling chair, the type Mr. Scrooge sits in as he eats his gruel in front of the little fireplace in his bedroom.  Since I don't have a fireplace in my bedroom, I decided to try it out in the main room of the log cabin. 


I struggled to get the two pink Chippendale chairs upstairs ( sixteen steps)  to a more suitable setting.  Then I removed the televison by rerouting  the cable wires to the back of the house where I have my computer, craft tables, and books, all mixed in with a hodge-podge of old  furniture.


My back room is basically a  sad combination of styles but solving that will have to wait for a better day or a bigger house.


Yet the good news is that now the log room  has taken a giant leap forward to being all primitive. 






My father gathered  a five gallon bucket of walnuts for me last year so I am going to get a fire …