Category Archives: History

Farewell, Queen Elizabeth

There is a heaviness in my heart and sadness I am feeling about the loss of Queen Elizabeth that is almost startling. It feels inconceivable that she is truly gone. Perhaps it’s the abruptness. Just days ago she was receiving the latest in

Farewell, Queen Elizabeth

There is a heaviness in my heart and sadness I am feeling about the loss of Queen Elizabeth that is almost startling. It feels inconceivable that she is truly gone. Perhaps it’s the abruptness. Just days ago she was receiving the latest in

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

Donald Trump’s Huge Hot Mess

There is a dangerous conspiracy a foot according to Fox News. Neat freaks and those who suffer from OCD be forewarned- the FBI is coming to mess with your head. And your well-organized home. If the nefarious FBI can make

Donald Trump’s Huge Hot Mess

There is a dangerous conspiracy a foot according to Fox News. Neat freaks and those who suffer from OCD be forewarned- the FBI is coming to mess with your head. And your well-organized home. If the nefarious FBI can make

Vintage Illustration soldiers at college

From GI Joe to Joe College- How The GI Bill Changed College Forever

A four-year college education was not always a right of passage upon graduating High School. Once upon a time college along with home ownership was a privilege reserved for the rich. It took a war to kick start college education

Vintage Illustration soldiers at college

From GI Joe to Joe College- How The GI Bill Changed College Forever

A four-year college education was not always a right of passage upon graduating High School. Once upon a time college along with home ownership was a privilege reserved for the rich. It took a war to kick start college education

art collage women appropriated images

Women’s Equality Day

Though often unacknowledged, August 26 is Women’s Equality Day. More than  40 years after the women’s liberation movement stormed onto the scene opening a floodgate of dialogue about women’s rights, its déjà vu all over again. Today women are still

art collage women appropriated images

Women’s Equality Day

Though often unacknowledged, August 26 is Women’s Equality Day. More than  40 years after the women’s liberation movement stormed onto the scene opening a floodgate of dialogue about women’s rights, its déjà vu all over again. Today women are still

Gee Wally, Was There Really A Cold War?

Mayfield is in mourning. Wally Cleaver, Beaver’s gentle, big brother was reported to have died this past Tuesday. No prank of Eddie Haskell, the fact was Wally remained in hospice close to death. Now with his confirmed passing on July

Gee Wally, Was There Really A Cold War?

Mayfield is in mourning. Wally Cleaver, Beaver’s gentle, big brother was reported to have died this past Tuesday. No prank of Eddie Haskell, the fact was Wally remained in hospice close to death. Now with his confirmed passing on July

Trump in orange

The Choices Are Clear

He chose not to act. Despite what he saw… Despite what he knew…. He didn’t care. Advisors’ pleas to call for peace were ignored. He cared only about the Big Lie. He cared only about himself. As fearful secret service

Trump in orange

The Choices Are Clear

He chose not to act. Despite what he saw… Despite what he knew…. He didn’t care. Advisors’ pleas to call for peace were ignored. He cared only about the Big Lie. He cared only about himself. As fearful secret service

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

Freeing Myself From Independence Day This Year

Once upon a time, I looked forward to celebrating July 4th. Wearing a cardboard Uncle Sam hat, and waving the stars and stripes as I waited greedily for the next hot off-the-grill All-American hot dog, I felt proud to be

Freeing Myself From Independence Day This Year

Once upon a time, I looked forward to celebrating July 4th. Wearing a cardboard Uncle Sam hat, and waving the stars and stripes as I waited greedily for the next hot off-the-grill All-American hot dog, I felt proud to be

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