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I landed my first job as secretary for the Sr. Vice President of American Savings & Loan here in Wichita.  The people were nice and the work was fun.  382 more words


The Symmetry Between Sisters

Symmetry: the quality of being made up of exactly similar parts facing each other or around an axis.

I’m intrigued by the words “exactly similar.”  Exact indicates a mirror image but similar allows for differences. 121 more words


Anyone who knows me knows I love old fashioned things.  So a few weeks ago, when a friend brought me to Farmacy, a newly opened ice cream parlour and soda shoppe in Fort Bonifacio, I instantly fell in love.   193 more words

Food Lover

Of the '1,000 Foods to Eat Before You Die,' these ones can be found in Minnesota

Head to Minneapolis for the best lobster and kielbasa; St. Paul for Afghan food and ice cream soda; and Bloomington for Scandinavian pancakes.

Those are among the recommendations made by eminent restaurant critic and culinary expert Mimi Sheraton, whose new book lists the best places in the United States to find the “1,000 Foods to Eat Before You Die.” 270 more words


#TDIWH—January 25, 1921: Death of William T. Sedgwick; 1945: Fluoridation in Grand Rapids, MI; 1870: Patent for Soda Water

January 25, 1921: William T. Sedgwick dies. William Thompson Sedgwick (December 29, 1855, West Hartford – January 25, 1921, Boston) was a key figure in shaping public health in the United States. 387 more words


Five and Dime Store

I really do feel sorry for kids today – their Five and Dime Store is now called a Dollar Store and they will not find a soda fountain which serves unbelievable cheeseburgers, fries and ice cream to die for in any Dollar Store. 255 more words