Monthly Archives: November 2015

Vintage illustration family at Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

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Vintage illustration family at Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Wishing all my readers a peaceful, safe  and happy Thanksgiving!   You Might Also Enjoy Something to Be Thankful For

vintage illustration Pilgrim running

Something to be Thankful For

In mid-century America when it seemed the only risk of offending others was to suffer the unforgivable shame of halitosis, Madison Avenue gleefully ran ads that would not only raise a politically correct eyebrow today, but by their offensive nature

vintage illustration Pilgrim running

Something to be Thankful For

In mid-century America when it seemed the only risk of offending others was to suffer the unforgivable shame of halitosis, Madison Avenue gleefully ran ads that would not only raise a politically correct eyebrow today, but by their offensive nature

Vintage Illustration Sitting at Paris Cafes

Drawn to Paris

I was a Francophile by the time I was five. Even as a toddler I was drawn to Paris. Literally. From the tender age of three until about seven, I was known as “Pierre the Artist.” More precisely, I insisted

Vintage Illustration Sitting at Paris Cafes

Drawn to Paris

I was a Francophile by the time I was five. Even as a toddler I was drawn to Paris. Literally. From the tender age of three until about seven, I was known as “Pierre the Artist.” More precisely, I insisted

Statue of Liberty Tear

Paris

Our hearts ache for our oldest ally, along with all lovers of freedom as we stand in solidarity with Paris, that beautiful city of light now shrouded in the darkness of terrorism. We shed a tear for the city which 

Statue of Liberty Tear

Paris

Our hearts ache for our oldest ally, along with all lovers of freedom as we stand in solidarity with Paris, that beautiful city of light now shrouded in the darkness of terrorism. We shed a tear for the city which 

Vintage illustration WWII soldiers

Honoring Our Vets

Remembering all the vets who have served our country, and supporting those who continue to do so.

Vintage illustration WWII soldiers

Honoring Our Vets

Remembering all the vets who have served our country, and supporting those who continue to do so.

Vintage photo housewife shopping for meat

Where’s the Beef?

  When it comes to American exceptionalism, we Americans have long had an exceptionally voracious appetite for red meat, making us the proud leader of the free, meat-eatin’ world. In this land of democracy, meat has reigned as king. But

Vintage photo housewife shopping for meat

Where’s the Beef?

  When it comes to American exceptionalism, we Americans have long had an exceptionally voracious appetite for red meat, making us the proud leader of the free, meat-eatin’ world. In this land of democracy, meat has reigned as king. But

vintage illustration mother daughter walking in gas station rest room

There Are No HERO’s in Houston

Once upon a time the only fear we had about using a public rest room was whether it was clean or not. “Nothing is more welcome to experienced motorists than a Texaco Restroom sign,” begins the copy on this 1941

vintage illustration mother daughter walking in gas station rest room

There Are No HERO’s in Houston

Once upon a time the only fear we had about using a public rest room was whether it was clean or not. “Nothing is more welcome to experienced motorists than a Texaco Restroom sign,” begins the copy on this 1941

vintage illustration little girl walking to rest room

There are No HERO’s in Houston

  Once upon a time the only fear we had about using a public rest room was whether it was clean or not. “Nothing is more welcome to experienced motorists than a Texaco Restroom sign,” begins the copy on this

vintage illustration little girl walking to rest room

There are No HERO’s in Houston

  Once upon a time the only fear we had about using a public rest room was whether it was clean or not. “Nothing is more welcome to experienced motorists than a Texaco Restroom sign,” begins the copy on this

boy eating bacon

Who Says You’re Right in Liking Meat?

  Who says “you’re right in liking meat?” Certainly not the World Health Organization who caused mass hysteria recently by adding much beloved processed foods like bacon, sausage, cold cuts and hot dogs to the list of cancer causing items.

boy eating bacon

Who Says You’re Right in Liking Meat?

  Who says “you’re right in liking meat?” Certainly not the World Health Organization who caused mass hysteria recently by adding much beloved processed foods like bacon, sausage, cold cuts and hot dogs to the list of cancer causing items.