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Vintage Valentines Day Ad Heinz Ketchup 1940

A Valentine From the Vault

With Valentines day fast approaching, the media is running  rampant with  romance tips.   Forget everything else you’ve read – think Heinz. Who knew a simple condiment in your kitchen could come to your romance rescue? During the dark days of

Vintage Valentines Day Ad Heinz Ketchup 1940

A Valentine From the Vault

With Valentines day fast approaching, the media is running  rampant with  romance tips.   Forget everything else you’ve read – think Heinz. Who knew a simple condiment in your kitchen could come to your romance rescue? During the dark days of

Vintage ad illustration Energy and Power

A Cure For Our Planet?

Is there finally a cure in place for our ailing planet? Due to decades of addiction, the planet has been battling a life threatening case of acute fossil fuel toxicity. Chronic symptoms include severe drought, dangerous floods and deadly heat

Vintage ad illustration Energy and Power

A Cure For Our Planet?

Is there finally a cure in place for our ailing planet? Due to decades of addiction, the planet has been battling a life threatening case of acute fossil fuel toxicity. Chronic symptoms include severe drought, dangerous floods and deadly heat

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 

Should Teachers Carry Guns?

Arming teachers doesn’t add up to safety in the classroom How long before we hear the latest installment of the gun advocates argument that school faculty members should carry weapons in school? The old debate whether arming teachers would make

Should Teachers Carry Guns?

Arming teachers doesn’t add up to safety in the classroom How long before we hear the latest installment of the gun advocates argument that school faculty members should carry weapons in school? The old debate whether arming teachers would make

Gun Violence – When Will We Learn

Yet another place of learning,  yet another mass shooting. Forty five shootings just this year. What, in Gods name have we learned?  

Gun Violence – When Will We Learn

Yet another place of learning,  yet another mass shooting. Forty five shootings just this year. What, in Gods name have we learned?  

World Trade Center 1971

Remembering The World Trade Center

News of the 9/11 tragedy found its way to me through the antiquated airwaves of a vintage Bakelite radio. Only days before, I had moved from the New York I loved to one of its  leafy suburbs. Without cable or

World Trade Center 1971

Remembering The World Trade Center

News of the 9/11 tragedy found its way to me through the antiquated airwaves of a vintage Bakelite radio. Only days before, I had moved from the New York I loved to one of its  leafy suburbs. Without cable or

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!

Vintage Beach bathing Cap

The Scents, Sounds and Flies of Summer

The scents and sounds of my 1960s childhood summers at my grandmothers beach club  would sizzle together creating the perfect summer cocktail.  Along with the rhythmic sounds of the ocean waves breaking on the beach, and the staccato click, clack,

Vintage Beach bathing Cap

The Scents, Sounds and Flies of Summer

The scents and sounds of my 1960s childhood summers at my grandmothers beach club  would sizzle together creating the perfect summer cocktail.  Along with the rhythmic sounds of the ocean waves breaking on the beach, and the staccato click, clack,

collage Sally Edelstein appropriated images

The Year of the Woman

  Shirley Chisholm, Flo Kennedy, Bella Abzug, oh my! An amazing documentary that had been lost in time….until now. A  documentary that disappeared more than 40 years ago is finally available to everyone for the first time – a gift

collage Sally Edelstein appropriated images

The Year of the Woman

  Shirley Chisholm, Flo Kennedy, Bella Abzug, oh my! An amazing documentary that had been lost in time….until now. A  documentary that disappeared more than 40 years ago is finally available to everyone for the first time – a gift