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Vintage Ephemera: Reading Both Sides of a Postcard

Recently, I came across two postcards that were very very funny. Not so much because of the humor of the printed postcard but rather, because the written message was the punch line. 230 more words


Something tells me that there is a lot of building going on?

Another two pages from a 1930s guide to ‘Camberley, Frimley, Yorktown & District’.


Fascinatingly Horrible, a Painful and Awe-Inspiring Truth, and a Silent Witness

I’ve often wondered when it comes to abandoned cars- why this particular dying place?

I find entropy fascinatingly horrible. Part of me doesn’t want to watch the process of death, decomposition and/or decay, but at times I am almost compelled to do so, because there’s also a strange and captivating beauty in it. 434 more words


Texts from Prufrock

On the Toast today, “Texts from J. Alfred Prufrock”

there’s like
a bunch of mermaids here

and they definitely hate me


For Love of Country- Not Heroics

Thomas Jefferson Truitt enlisted in… Company D of the 62nd Pennsylvania Volunteers on July 24, 1861.  He was a carpenter working near Kellersburg in Armstrong County PA.  293 more words



A box containing rare and out-of-print books and ephemera including Erste allgemeine Altfotosammlung (1991) with a copy of the original flyer, Art Addicts Anonymous (1993), Bilder von der Straße (1994), Kunst gegen Essen (1996), Very Miscellaneous (1997), Sinterklaas ziet alles (1998), The Face in the Desert (1999), Alexander Honory. 77 more words


Tea Time on The Sea Shore.

I don’t know where this photograph was taken, I can’t even remember where I bought it, but I love of the idea of taking the teapot and the best teacups down to the seashore for a brew in the fresh air! 131 more words