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How Thanksgiving Leftovers Created the TV Dinner

  Thanksgiving and leftovers go together. For many, it’s their favorite part of Thanksgiving.   Days of turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce combined together in all sorts of configurations keep the warm holiday feeling going. In fact it was one

How Thanksgiving Leftovers Created the TV Dinner

  Thanksgiving and leftovers go together. For many, it’s their favorite part of Thanksgiving.   Days of turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce combined together in all sorts of configurations keep the warm holiday feeling going. In fact it was one

Remembering Windows On The World

Twenty-one years. On this year’s observance of the attack on the World Trade Center, that number and that place have been intertwined in my life long before the tragedy we recall every 9/11. I celebrated my 21st birthday at Windows

Remembering Windows On The World

Twenty-one years. On this year’s observance of the attack on the World Trade Center, that number and that place have been intertwined in my life long before the tragedy we recall every 9/11. I celebrated my 21st birthday at Windows

Vintage business poster Mather Poster Company 1920s

Motivating the American Worker

  On Labor Day, that holiday federalized by Uncle Sam in 1894, we honor the achievements of America’s hard-working people. There was a time when loyal workers truly rooted for the firm. Our family-owned shoe factory in Allentown PA. has

Vintage business poster Mather Poster Company 1920s

Motivating the American Worker

  On Labor Day, that holiday federalized by Uncle Sam in 1894, we honor the achievements of America’s hard-working people. There was a time when loyal workers truly rooted for the firm. Our family-owned shoe factory in Allentown PA. has

Do Bee a Bee Lover

Bees once terrified me. As a child the mere sight and sound of one of these stinging creatures petrified me, sending me racing inside to the safety of my suburban house as though I had seen a Soviet aircraft ready

Do Bee a Bee Lover

Bees once terrified me. As a child the mere sight and sound of one of these stinging creatures petrified me, sending me racing inside to the safety of my suburban house as though I had seen a Soviet aircraft ready

How to Beat The Summer Heat

Unbearable summer heat is nothing new though each year we seem to think we’ve never had it this bad. While many are googling tips on how to survive this wretched heat wave, I turned to my trusty 1954 World Book

How to Beat The Summer Heat

Unbearable summer heat is nothing new though each year we seem to think we’ve never had it this bad. While many are googling tips on how to survive this wretched heat wave, I turned to my trusty 1954 World Book

Vintage Ad Vendo Vending Machines

Beat the Summer Heat Automatically

Hydrate, hydrate, and re-hydrate. That is the mantra for this summer’s scorching heat. During this oppressive heat wave, summer’s must-have accessory is the ubiquitous water bottle. Whether Aquafina, Smartwater, or Poland Springs no one leaves home without toting these portable

Vintage Ad Vendo Vending Machines

Beat the Summer Heat Automatically

Hydrate, hydrate, and re-hydrate. That is the mantra for this summer’s scorching heat. During this oppressive heat wave, summer’s must-have accessory is the ubiquitous water bottle. Whether Aquafina, Smartwater, or Poland Springs no one leaves home without toting these portable

Trump’s Ketchup Connection

Like any good red-blooded American man, Donald Trump loves his ketchup. Whether dousing it on a well-done T-bone steak or White House walls, he can’t get enough of the sticky red stuff. In fact, if the White House kitchen cupboards

Trump’s Ketchup Connection

Like any good red-blooded American man, Donald Trump loves his ketchup. Whether dousing it on a well-done T-bone steak or White House walls, he can’t get enough of the sticky red stuff. In fact, if the White House kitchen cupboards

Goodbye Phone Booths

It’s the end of an era as phonebooths vanish from our landscape. Poor Clark Kent will have to find another changing room to morph into Superman. Those iconic glass and aluminum sanctuaries of privacy that once stood on nearly every

Goodbye Phone Booths

It’s the end of an era as phonebooths vanish from our landscape. Poor Clark Kent will have to find another changing room to morph into Superman. Those iconic glass and aluminum sanctuaries of privacy that once stood on nearly every

vintage illustration teachers gun

Guns Plus Teachers Does Not Equal Safety

Teachers + guns does not = safety. It’s bad math. And bad policy. It’s a simple equation – arming teachers doesn’t add up to safety in the classroom. Senator Ted Cruz gets an F in that subject. In the wake

vintage illustration teachers gun

Guns Plus Teachers Does Not Equal Safety

Teachers + guns does not = safety. It’s bad math. And bad policy. It’s a simple equation – arming teachers doesn’t add up to safety in the classroom. Senator Ted Cruz gets an F in that subject. In the wake

Royal Celebrations Fit For a Queen

Long live the Queen! Nothing seems more all-American than loving all things royal. When it comes to pomp and circumstance no one does it better. As Buckingham Palace is pulling out all the stops to mark  Queen Elizabeth’s 70 years

Royal Celebrations Fit For a Queen

Long live the Queen! Nothing seems more all-American than loving all things royal. When it comes to pomp and circumstance no one does it better. As Buckingham Palace is pulling out all the stops to mark  Queen Elizabeth’s 70 years