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Today in Food History

Also, on this day in 1859 Massachusetts created the first Inspector of Milk position in the U.S.

In 1930 ‘Twinkies’ go on sale for the first time. 30 more words

Today In Food History

On the painting workbench for March 2017

The month of March was a good month for me from the figure painting and wargaming  aspect.  I played in a number of games with the local club and went to the HMGS Cold Wars Convention.  293 more words

Miniature Figures

From the Wreck by Jane Rawson

Title: From the Wreck

Author: Jane Rawson

Genre: Fiction, Historical

Publisher: Transit Lounge

Published: 1st March, 2017

Format: Paperback

Pages: 272

Price: $29.95

Synopsis: From the Wreck… 626 more words


The Philosopher's Stone by William Drennan

The stone of the Philosopher in vain
I sought through many lands, with toil and pain;
Return’d, and found it—ah! why did I roam?
It was the hearthstone of my humble home! 33 more words


Medical Recipe by John Swanwick Drennan

By a patient too fair sate a doctor too young,
With eyes more intent on her lips, than her tongue;
He tested her heart, as its pulse’s recorder, 79 more words


February 1 in San Antonio history...

The Menger Hotel  holds its grand opening.

Harry Houdini escapes from a straitjacket while suspended upside-down above the intersections of Crockett and Navarro streets downtown. 32 more words


Cannon Beach Birthday

Cannon Beach, OR is one of our very favorite places in the world, and David and I have made a tradition of going for his birthday weekend every December (though we go lots of other times throughout the year, too). 157 more words