Recalling Everyday Things | Make:
A few months ago on vacation on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, I went into a used bookstore which the proprietor proudly told me was "the westernmost bookstore in the United States." Searching the shelves, I came upon a delightful four-volume series, "A History of Everyday Things in England", written by Marjorie and C. H. B. Quennell, and first published in 1918. "Everyday Things" was written for boys and girls who "should be trained to do useful work and learn to use their hands."