Monthly Archives: November 2014

vintage illustration small businessman

In Praise of the Small Businessman

We are watching the death of small business in America. As people trample over one another to get deals in giant corporate big box stores on Black Friday they are also trampling over small businesses. It’s no small thing. We

vintage illustration small businessman

In Praise of the Small Businessman

We are watching the death of small business in America. As people trample over one another to get deals in giant corporate big box stores on Black Friday they are also trampling over small businesses. It’s no small thing. We

vintage illustration Pilgrom and Indian

Pilgrims Progress?

  Racial stereotypes and historical inaccuracies have been as traditional a Thanksgiving fixture as melt in you mouth. candied yams and marshmallow, though nowadays not quite as easy to swallow. American mythology about that first Thanksgiving would have us believe

vintage illustration Pilgrom and Indian

Pilgrims Progress?

  Racial stereotypes and historical inaccuracies have been as traditional a Thanksgiving fixture as melt in you mouth. candied yams and marshmallow, though nowadays not quite as easy to swallow. American mythology about that first Thanksgiving would have us believe

illustration Padded girdle vintage

Vintage Booty Boosters

  A turkey isn’t the only thing being stuffed this Thanksgiving. With visions of a well basted Kim Kardashian dancing in their heads, curve-challenged women wanting to appear more bootyliscious are frantically wriggling into padded panties strategically stuffed with foam

illustration Padded girdle vintage

Vintage Booty Boosters

  A turkey isn’t the only thing being stuffed this Thanksgiving. With visions of a well basted Kim Kardashian dancing in their heads, curve-challenged women wanting to appear more bootyliscious are frantically wriggling into padded panties strategically stuffed with foam

illustration career choices 1960s

Girls, Games, And Career Guidance

When it came to imagining career goals for this generation of girls, Barbie was supposed to be breaking through the plastic ceiling, but a recent sexist Barbie career book “I Can be a Computer Engineer” is a throwback to an

illustration career choices 1960s

Girls, Games, And Career Guidance

When it came to imagining career goals for this generation of girls, Barbie was supposed to be breaking through the plastic ceiling, but a recent sexist Barbie career book “I Can be a Computer Engineer” is a throwback to an

vintage illustration fall foliagee

Vintage Fall Follies-Fallout Pt II

    The blaze of fall color took on a different meaning, the autumn of 1959. Many neighbors did not only burn autumn leaves but their trash as well, giving new meaning to fall cleanup. Burn Baby Burn There was

vintage illustration fall foliagee

Vintage Fall Follies-Fallout Pt II

    The blaze of fall color took on a different meaning, the autumn of 1959. Many neighbors did not only burn autumn leaves but their trash as well, giving new meaning to fall cleanup. Burn Baby Burn There was

Vintage family Playing in Leaves

Vintage Fall Follies

Burning Leaves- Hokey Smokey! The smell of burning leaves is forever seared in my mind. As memorable as the blazing orange and red colors of the fall leaves of my childhood were , it was the vibrant warmth of the

Vintage family Playing in Leaves

Vintage Fall Follies

Burning Leaves- Hokey Smokey! The smell of burning leaves is forever seared in my mind. As memorable as the blazing orange and red colors of the fall leaves of my childhood were , it was the vibrant warmth of the

Snowy Screen vintage TV

The Case of the Vanished Vision

Like a snowy screen on a vintage TV set, my crystal clear, true to life sight has suddenly  disappeared. Unlike a Philco, no amount of fiddling with dials or adjustment of rabbits ears will change the situation. As a result

Snowy Screen vintage TV

The Case of the Vanished Vision

Like a snowy screen on a vintage TV set, my crystal clear, true to life sight has suddenly  disappeared. Unlike a Philco, no amount of fiddling with dials or adjustment of rabbits ears will change the situation. As a result

vintage illustration

Your Vision is Priceless

Your vision is priceless. So is mine. I will be gone briefly while I have another eye surgery and will be seeing you soon.

vintage illustration

Your Vision is Priceless

Your vision is priceless. So is mine. I will be gone briefly while I have another eye surgery and will be seeing you soon.

vintage Illustration man holding gun 1940s

Big Win For The Republicans- Winners Take All

      Hoist a Baccarat cut crystal tumbler of 24-year-old BenRiach scotch whiskey ( distilled during the Reagan years) and toast the return of Republican power. Corporate powers and wealthy elite are already licking their lips in anticipation of

vintage Illustration man holding gun 1940s

Big Win For The Republicans- Winners Take All

      Hoist a Baccarat cut crystal tumbler of 24-year-old BenRiach scotch whiskey ( distilled during the Reagan years) and toast the return of Republican power. Corporate powers and wealthy elite are already licking their lips in anticipation of

vintage illustration 2 boys

The Unequal State of America

  When you walk into the voting booth today, vote with income inequality in mind. Cast your vote for candidates who support a strong minimum wage increase and help the hard-working citizens who deserve their fair share. You Might Also

vintage illustration 2 boys

The Unequal State of America

  When you walk into the voting booth today, vote with income inequality in mind. Cast your vote for candidates who support a strong minimum wage increase and help the hard-working citizens who deserve their fair share. You Might Also