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a chinese banquet

So my old dad turned 88 on the weekend and he wanted to go to the local Chinese for the birthday meal.

We once used to go there all the time as family but it had been years since I’d set foot in the place. 528 more words

Opel Blitz 3,6-36S (1952)

Opel  Blitz 3,6-36S (1952) Booss & Co

 1:43  Altaya

From 1931 the production of the “Opel Blitz” trucks from 1.5 to 3 tons payload started by American standards. 781 more words

Truck

Last Builders of Empire ~ Post-War

Today is Veterans Day in the United States, a day to honor those who have served their country with honor.  Post-War is an album inspired by a Civil War letter.   456 more words

Richard Allen

Topic Proposal: Marghanita Laski's Little Boy Lost

Marghanita Laski’s Little Boy Lost will be the primary focus of my seminar paper. Using the ideas of post-war reconstruction and the reconstruction of individual identity, I will attempt to trace how post-war society, both in the novel and in reality, work to reestablish or reform the norms that were lost during the course of the war. 266 more words

Why Do People Worship the Baby Boomers?

In “Blinded By Nostalgia“, Yuval Levin looks at lingering narratives about the future that are left over from the post-WWII anomaly (“America’s postwar strength was a function of unrepeatable circumstances.”) that was cheap oil, a perceived social consensus, and near-global dominance. 170 more words

Unless you lived History, read it - Dido Sotiriou & History

All of us can change the float of History. When? All those times when we decide to distance ourselves from the present time, all those days that we accept the mistakes of peoples as a result of all human nature. 769 more words

Literature