A collector raised in a family of collectors. Sports, movies/television, books, natural history, pop-culture . . . I love it all! Here I hope to discuss collection, auctions, and the "how" and "why" of collecting.
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The catalog for the Meteorite auction held by Heritage arrived recently, and it’s a wonder to behold! Not only does it contain some truly rare and beautiful meteorite specimens, it also is extremely useful as a resource. The first few … Continue reading
As a kid, I grew up fascinated by magic. It was amazing what magicians could do . . . and at the heart of it all were those decks of cards. Blue and red bicycle decks being fanned out, flourished, … Continue reading
This blog post is (I hope) the first of many in a series I call “5 and 5,” in which I ask collectors 5 questions about their collection, and 5 more questions on the concept of collecting. I chose to start … Continue reading
A recent article on nbcnews.com asked readers to vote on their their favorite car from a movie or television show. Here’s a link to the article. As you can see, the options are: The Trans-Am from Smokey and the Bandit … Continue reading
I really wish I could convey all the necessary information about meteorites for collecting, but that would be impossible. So, I thought I’d focus on three more. Thumbprint Oriented Widmanstätten patterns Thumbprint As a meteor flies through the earth’s atmosphere, … Continue reading
There’s something magnetic about collecting natural history. Even when surrounded by amazing artifacts from sports and movies, people will connect in some primal way with material that’s natural. Meteorites can hold a fascination that goes beyond that! I can still … Continue reading