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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

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

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

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

Vintage illustration WWII Soldier

Memorial Day- We Must Remember This

On Memorial Day we pay homage to all the soldiers who didn’t come home. To all those we lost in WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm, Iraqi, and Afghanistan, this Buds for you! Memorial Day has the word “memorial” for a

Vintage illustration WWII Soldier

Memorial Day- We Must Remember This

On Memorial Day we pay homage to all the soldiers who didn’t come home. To all those we lost in WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm, Iraqi, and Afghanistan, this Buds for you! Memorial Day has the word “memorial” for a

Flying the Friendly Skies Again

  Dispatches from JFK Airport …. California, here I come! Although the skies today are not nearly as friendly as they once were, I still think nothing of leaving on a jet plane by myself to head out to California,

Flying the Friendly Skies Again

  Dispatches from JFK Airport …. California, here I come! Although the skies today are not nearly as friendly as they once were, I still think nothing of leaving on a jet plane by myself to head out to California,

Valentines Day Tea Ad

A Valentines Day Pep Talk

Looking for ways to perk up your Valentines Day? The internet is awash with sensual suggestions on how to spice up your romantic life, from erotic toys to lingerie but surprisingly nary a mention is given to the potent and

Valentines Day Tea Ad

A Valentines Day Pep Talk

Looking for ways to perk up your Valentines Day? The internet is awash with sensual suggestions on how to spice up your romantic life, from erotic toys to lingerie but surprisingly nary a mention is given to the potent and

Not Always a White Christmas

A Black Santa? Who knew my local Rite Aid was so woke? Not just a white Christmas in my town of Huntington. Just a few towns over from my blue-leaning village lies a nasty patch of Trump country, where the

Not Always a White Christmas

A Black Santa? Who knew my local Rite Aid was so woke? Not just a white Christmas in my town of Huntington. Just a few towns over from my blue-leaning village lies a nasty patch of Trump country, where the

chubbettes ad

No Shame in Body Shaming

For someone like me who struggled with an eating disorder as a teen, I am grateful I grew up in the age of Kodak Instamatic and not Facebook Instagram. Unless I had a Polaroid, snapshot selfies took at least a

chubbettes ad

No Shame in Body Shaming

For someone like me who struggled with an eating disorder as a teen, I am grateful I grew up in the age of Kodak Instamatic and not Facebook Instagram. Unless I had a Polaroid, snapshot selfies took at least a