Just a few photos from Friday at TBAI. It was a busy day.
It began with a tour of this historic Victorian style home in Binghamton, NY. Built in 1893, it is now the home of The Bundy Museum of History and Art.
I was most impressed by all of the oak woodwork inside.
Fretwork, carvings and stained glass decorated nearly every room in the home.
I think it would be interesting to be able to go back in time and see how the family who lived here actually lived here.
Afterwards, we had lunch and some time to set up for the show – I have no photos of the set up. Instead I will share this photo of Sebastian with delightful Jane Bitner, a collector and her charming daughter Nikki. We were fortunate to enjoy their company at dinner. Amazingly enough, Sebastian was on his best behavior. Maybe that was because he knew dessert would soon be delivered.
Dessert is usually the highlight of the fabulous feast at TBAI on Friday night. It’s always a surprise. This time it was Tiramisu accompanied by a chocolate shell filled with berries. I could not eat all of mine! Sebastian thought I could have done better if I had only tried.
Saturday was the day of the show and I’ve got a few photos of bears to share here in my next post. In the meantime, I will sign off with this photo of Sebastian with two of the sweetest young ladies – Claire and Corrine. They helped their mom Cheryl, mentioned in my last post, with her table which was right beside mine. Sebastian was quite taken with them and suggested I send him on an extended visit to their home where he was certain they would spoil him much more than I do. I told him I’d give it some thought but truthfully, between you and me, I might miss him too much!