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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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Just For Fun

We were called a Boy Scout troop, but actually we were just a rag-tag group of backwoods boys who lived near Mt. Hood, Oregon. In the late 1940s our Scoutmaster, Rueben, presided over this motley bunch of eight to 12 mountain kids who came to Scout meetings when they could, but would always show up for a hike or camping event.

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America

99 Years Ago Today

It was on May 20, 1916 that Norman Rockwell’s first Saturday Evening Post cover was published.

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