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The Call Box: I've Seen the Elephant

By Ed Meckle, Retired LAPD

During the Civil War, 1861-1865, most of the combatants were very young, many just teen   agers, low in social status, and poorly educated. 499 more words

The Callbox

The Saturday Evening Post Honoring Super Heroes?

Granada, Spain-based artist Ruiz Burgos (a.k.a. “OnlyMilo“) has created an amazing series of illustrations featuring DC Comics heroes and villains in the style of Norman Rockwell‘s iconic covers from The Saturday Evening Post. 13 more words


Kenneth Roberts on Immigration: An Unflattering Opinion Reflected in Today's Political Landscape

One thing I enjoy about running this site is coming across current websites and blogs that interact with Kenneth Roberts. Though Roberts is no longer in the mainstream, there still exists a loyal following of Roberts and his works. 1,037 more words

Kenneth Roberts The Man

We're having a heatwave, a tropical heatwave...

The UK, or whatever we are calling ourselves this week, is in the the grip of our annual few days of sunshine and unaccustomed warmth.  I wanted to post some images of cooling ice creams – but, sadly, few great artists devoted themselves to  the subject.  18 more words


Writer’s Digest Wednesday Poetry Prompt #357, Theme: Bigger

Somehow, I always end up entering The Saturday Evening Post’s annual “Great American Fiction Contest” every other year because I tend to get mixed up and miss the deadline.  125 more words

What About Norman Rockwell?

The nature of Norman Rockwell’s illustrations is almost too positive.  An idealized Americana is at the heart of a Rockwell painting or character sketch.  His most famous pictures appeal to the sentimental partd of our minds. 523 more words

Cultural Highlights


It’s Christmas Eve Eve

it’s time to decide

On which side of “Naughty or Nice”

You reside.

I’ve minded the ledger

for three-sixty-three

to know which stockings to fill… 123 more words

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