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Really OLD school… How many of you have ever used one? Wood with a brass scrub board. More below the fold… … Continue reading

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The fifties weren’t all fun and games, but they were our childhood… I’d REALLY love to have one of those chemistry sets… They had GOOD stuff in them! What we are seeing today isn’t fun and games either, but please … Continue reading

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A little humor today, all things considered… 🙂 My mother NEVER let ours get that bad, but I remember having to take towels and run them through the mangler then throw them over the line to dry for a bit… … Continue reading

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I can’t help but wonder how the folks that own this little restaurant in Sicily are doing… Bouganstia, up in Motta, Sicily. First walked in there 26 years ago. The old man who ran it spoke NO English! He called … Continue reading

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Dammit… Harvard University’s student newspaper published the survey results on Tuesday of nearly 500 members of the faculty. Of those who responded, 38% identified as “very liberal” while 41% identified as “liberal.” Another 19% said they were “moderate,” and only 1.5% of … Continue reading

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My crew coming back from a successful ASW mission against the bad guys back in the day. We flew the flag when we had done what we were supposed to, and it usually pissed the Skipper off… I got ‘counselled’ … Continue reading

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Do you remember??? Playing pickup baseball games in the summer without adults anywhere around? Record players… and the little inserts you had to put in the 33 and 45 records? And how many of us had one of these play … Continue reading

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I can’t do any better than this… And I DO remember my parents talking about some of these things, in 1957. We had a black and white TV, with three channels, and it was only turned on after supper for … Continue reading

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Who remembers… And they had camping gear and other stuff too, but I never got any of that… sigh… There was a competitor too… I ‘think’ this was probably one of the first attempts at a ‘loyalty’ program by grocery … Continue reading

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A couple of  ‘torture’ implements for those old farts out there… Bonus points if you remember the shift pattern… LOL And something ‘some’ of us grew up with… And yes, it still works! Son-in-law uses it in the very small … Continue reading

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