Monthly Archives: July 2013

teens beach tannning 60s

Sizzling in the Sixties Suburban Sun

Nothing gave off the glow of good All American health than a deep dark tan, and mid-century teens competed for the fastest tan in the west. After all, our handsome, vigorous young President sported a glamorous tan and who in

teens beach tannning 60s

Sizzling in the Sixties Suburban Sun

Nothing gave off the glow of good All American health than a deep dark tan, and mid-century teens competed for the fastest tan in the west. After all, our handsome, vigorous young President sported a glamorous tan and who in

vintage illustration july 4th picnic

July 4th Celebration Cold War Style

Truthfully, I would always remember my first July 4th. It was 1956. The cold war was frozen solid. Never were American dreams more potent or more seductive than in Cold War America when the USA stood united and confident in

vintage illustration july 4th picnic

July 4th Celebration Cold War Style

Truthfully, I would always remember my first July 4th. It was 1956. The cold war was frozen solid. Never were American dreams more potent or more seductive than in Cold War America when the USA stood united and confident in

vintage illustration july 4th

Remembrance of July 4th Parades Past

With the acrid smell of firecrackers lingering in the hot summer air, mid-century memories of July 4th Parades past return. The 1950s American Dream made manifest, the  annual Independence day parade was    a sugar coated, kodachrome kaleidoscope of  you’re

vintage illustration july 4th

Remembrance of July 4th Parades Past

With the acrid smell of firecrackers lingering in the hot summer air, mid-century memories of July 4th Parades past return. The 1950s American Dream made manifest, the  annual Independence day parade was    a sugar coated, kodachrome kaleidoscope of  you’re

1950s girl eating hot dog

July 4th Hot Diggety Dog

  A summer staple at my 1960’s family barbeques was the ritual hot dog competition not in competitive eating but dissecting who made the best toothsome well turned frank. The mouth-watering aroma of grilling franks wafting through the suburban air

1950s girl eating hot dog

July 4th Hot Diggety Dog

  A summer staple at my 1960’s family barbeques was the ritual hot dog competition not in competitive eating but dissecting who made the best toothsome well turned frank. The mouth-watering aroma of grilling franks wafting through the suburban air

Peggy Olson Mad Men

You’ve Come a Long Way Peggy Olson

We have watched with pride as Mad Men’s Peggy Olson has risen from the ranks of treading water in the secretarial pool to swimming with the big fishes on Madison Avenue. As the Mad Men at Sterling Cooper & Partners

Peggy Olson Mad Men

You’ve Come a Long Way Peggy Olson

We have watched with pride as Mad Men’s Peggy Olson has risen from the ranks of treading water in the secretarial pool to swimming with the big fishes on Madison Avenue. As the Mad Men at Sterling Cooper & Partners