Category Archives: Travel

Ciao From Tuscany

Greeting to all my readers.  I will be returning to Envisioning the American Dream after Labor Day with all new posts. Until then please enjoy my classic posts – like vintage wine, they get better with age! Grazie!

Ciao From Tuscany

Greeting to all my readers.  I will be returning to Envisioning the American Dream after Labor Day with all new posts. Until then please enjoy my classic posts – like vintage wine, they get better with age! Grazie!

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Summer Vacation With a Vintage View

The summer vacation has long been an American tradition, but not all destinations are created equal. While the 1% are off on their luxurious destination vacations, for many Americans who continue to see their income decline, the prospect of an

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Summer Vacation With a Vintage View

The summer vacation has long been an American tradition, but not all destinations are created equal. While the 1% are off on their luxurious destination vacations, for many Americans who continue to see their income decline, the prospect of an

Sally Edelstein by the Pool

On Vacation

How I spent My Summer vacation I will be on summer vacation the next few weeks. Please enjoy some favorite posts of summers past. See you soon! xo Sally

Sally Edelstein by the Pool

On Vacation

How I spent My Summer vacation I will be on summer vacation the next few weeks. Please enjoy some favorite posts of summers past. See you soon! xo Sally

collage vintage family traveling in car and police officer stopping a car

Driving While Black- Not So Happy Motoring

Happy Motoring is not something Black drivers can take for granted. Americans have long been urged to discover the vast greatness of America by car. What many discover especially when driving while black, is the rules of the road are

collage vintage family traveling in car and police officer stopping a car

Driving While Black- Not So Happy Motoring

Happy Motoring is not something Black drivers can take for granted. Americans have long been urged to discover the vast greatness of America by car. What many discover especially when driving while black, is the rules of the road are

coke bottle vintage ad

I’d Like to Buy the World a Coke

The debate about Mad Men’s ending may continue for years, but no one can debate the fact that Coca Cola has succeeded in getting the world to buy a Coke. With the final image of Don Draper meditating on a

coke bottle vintage ad

I’d Like to Buy the World a Coke

The debate about Mad Men’s ending may continue for years, but no one can debate the fact that Coca Cola has succeeded in getting the world to buy a Coke. With the final image of Don Draper meditating on a

Vintage Coca Cola Ad Cuba

Havana Holidays

Bracing for yet another bone chilling winter storm, dreams of languishing on a white sandy beach soaking up the warm Caribbean sun are never far from my winter-weary mind. And now a new dream vacation spot may open up… and

Vintage Coca Cola Ad Cuba

Havana Holidays

Bracing for yet another bone chilling winter storm, dreams of languishing on a white sandy beach soaking up the warm Caribbean sun are never far from my winter-weary mind. And now a new dream vacation spot may open up… and

vintage illustration life in 1975

Back to the Future 1975

  Past Perfect- New Years Predictions The New Year has always been the traditional time for crystal ball gazing offering tantalizing predictions for our imagined future. Who can resist pondering what great scientific discoveries and technological wonders the future will

vintage illustration life in 1975

Back to the Future 1975

  Past Perfect- New Years Predictions The New Year has always been the traditional time for crystal ball gazing offering tantalizing predictions for our imagined future. Who can resist pondering what great scientific discoveries and technological wonders the future will

Nevada Test Site Postcard

Nuclear Family Vacation in the Nuclear Age

  Vacationing was a real blast in the Atomic Age! For a merry-go-round of real nuclear family fun, no trip out west was truly complete without a visit to the Nevada Test Site for a bird’s-eye view of a genuine

Nevada Test Site Postcard

Nuclear Family Vacation in the Nuclear Age

  Vacationing was a real blast in the Atomic Age! For a merry-go-round of real nuclear family fun, no trip out west was truly complete without a visit to the Nevada Test Site for a bird’s-eye view of a genuine

vintage illustration couple in car

Road Trips and Rest Stops

Summer road trips have long been an American staple. Joining the millions of other mid-century family’s, my own suburban family took to the road in search of summertime family fun. Want to beat the heat…it was easy to cool off

vintage illustration couple in car

Road Trips and Rest Stops

Summer road trips have long been an American staple. Joining the millions of other mid-century family’s, my own suburban family took to the road in search of summertime family fun. Want to beat the heat…it was easy to cool off

vintage travel poster Soviet Union

Travels to Russia

A Soviet Spring Vacation Sadly spring break in Siberia is now off-limits to Senator John McCain and other US Representatives thanks to Vladimir Putin’s retaliatory sanctions. Oh, for the good old days of the Soviet Union when American capitalists were

vintage travel poster Soviet Union

Travels to Russia

A Soviet Spring Vacation Sadly spring break in Siberia is now off-limits to Senator John McCain and other US Representatives thanks to Vladimir Putin’s retaliatory sanctions. Oh, for the good old days of the Soviet Union when American capitalists were