This is a Special Ranger Mug
It was given to me by PFC Mokey, one of my Infantry Advanced Individual Training Trainees, at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, in 1971 or 1972. Mokey earned his Ranger Tab through ROTC (if I recall). He had enlisted in the Army and was in my company. I went on to earn my Ranger Tab in 1974, inspired by this soldier.
This belonged to my aunt–history unknown…
Lots of nice reflections…
I purchased this when I was in Athens in 1988.
Were kerosene lamps your source of light after dark?
This lamp was my grandmother’s [born 1880] and dates back to the early 1900’s, if not earlier. I have two of her lamps. The lamp shade is recent.
In this case, double bubbles base of reflections…
Then there is this collage–Double Bubbles X 5.
Three wise men are Chinese gods who are FuK, LuK, and Shou. Fu represents good luck and harmony; Lu stands for authority, power and wealth; Shou signifies good health and longevity. Three gods are the popular deities of Wealth, Prosperity, and Longevity.
This plant continues to thrive.