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The Saturday Evening Post and Independence Day

The Saturday Evening Post has been published under that name since 1897 but can trace it origins back to Ben Franklin.  In honor of Independence Day, here are the covers of this historical magazine on or about Independence Day during World War 2. 73 more words

History

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When I looked back at July 4th in my 2nd year of blogging, I couldn't believe I posted several items last year. Here is one of my favorites.

Happy 4th of July, Leyendecker-Style

Yesterday, on her wonderful blog, The Task at Hand, my friend Linda (aka Shoreacres) had the image above from a Saturday Evening Post cover in 1934.   107 more words

Favorite Things

American Graffiti

The Wonderful World Tomorrow—What It WON’T Be Like!”: Part 3

American Graffiti

This post is the third in a series. Each entry in the series will be building on information and commentary in the earlier entries.

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Blandings Centenary: Something Fresh by P.G. Wodehouse

It’s a pretty special week for P.G. Wodehouse fans. June 26th will mark 100 years since the first Blandings story, Something Fresh, was serialised in the ‘Saturday Evening Post’. 546 more words

World Of Wodehouse

Mera, the Mermaid:

 Mera the Mermaid:  b. unknown    d. unknown

In 1935, the ‘Labor Day Storm’ hit the Florida Keys, claiming  nearly four hundred lives The morning after the storm, a young woman was  found tangled in trawler netting, in the lee of the seawall at Plantation Key. 430 more words

Smoke And Mirrors

The Saturday Evening Post Presents…

… a trip to the ER. Everybody is fine, but our priorities have shifted a smidge. Lesson 1: Write your posts sooner. Lesson 2: Be damn careful chopping basil. 9 more words

Records

Because reading is always a good thing…

Coins are jingling in my hat as I blow the first note of Moonlight in Vermont.

I hold my saxophone askew and wink at the little girl bending over my hat.

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