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Free-Range Kids..

I know that free-range chickens are now quite a fad especially when you hear stories about the other method of raising them. I don’t know but I guess people tend to think that they taste better because they have a variety of weeds, stones, and such to eat. 468 more words


Pearson's Drug Store, Iowa City

Sometimes I really miss Pearson’s. Naturally, it got torn down years ago to make room for something better. It seems hard to improve upon a throwback soda fountain experience. 16 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. 404 more words


Seems Like Only Yesterday

I read today that the Greatest Show on Earth is shutting down.  What?!  Yes it’s true. According to the report, The Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus will no longer exist after May.   644 more words


Photo Friday: Soda Fountain Memories

One of the iconic businesses that existed in most Kansas towns of the 20th century was the local drug store and pharmacy. The business, itself, underwent great changes as the patent medicine sellers whose medicine could barely be distinguished from the wares of snake oil salesmen, began to fade into obscurity, and the pharmacy business took hold in America. 927 more words

Museum Blog

Soda Fountain and Chocolates

Yetter’s in Millvale, PASaturday morning.

I wanted my grandchildren to see an old time soda fountain. It was too early for ice cream so we bought some things to-go, for later after the Children’s Museum-snacks, bottles of water, chocolate coins and some sour patch kids from the candy selection. 14 more words


Marble Topped Soda Fountain

Cherry On Top

This week, share a photo of a detail that makes a good thing even better.

Marble Topped Soda Fountain

‘Cherry On top’, took me off the photo detail plan and right back to our little small-town Soda Fountain in the front of the drugstore. 334 more words