Posts Tagged: vintage illustration

Goofus and Gallant Highlights Magazine

Lessons Learned From Goofus and Gallant

  Everything I learned about right and wrong behavior  lead straight back to Goofus and Gallant. Next to Romper Room’s “do-bees” and “don’t-bees,” that dynamic duo from Highlights Magazine served as the guidepost  for common courtesy  for baby boomer kids,

Goofus and Gallant Highlights Magazine

Lessons Learned From Goofus and Gallant

  Everything I learned about right and wrong behavior  lead straight back to Goofus and Gallant. Next to Romper Room’s “do-bees” and “don’t-bees,” that dynamic duo from Highlights Magazine served as the guidepost  for common courtesy  for baby boomer kids,

Vintage Book cover The Price of Salt

Carol’s World of Conformity and Concealment

A touch of Mink In the chilly postwar climate of conformity and concealment captured to perfection in the movie Carol, same-sex desires constricted by conflict often went unexpressed. If compliance to the heterosexual norm was compulsory, it was all a

Vintage Book cover The Price of Salt

Carol’s World of Conformity and Concealment

A touch of Mink In the chilly postwar climate of conformity and concealment captured to perfection in the movie Carol, same-sex desires constricted by conflict often went unexpressed. If compliance to the heterosexual norm was compulsory, it was all a

Partying on New Years Eve

Wishing all a gay and lighthearted new year!

Partying on New Years Eve

Wishing all a gay and lighthearted new year!

Vintage Housewife holding telephone

The Telephone and the Housewife

It’s a very mobile Christmas. Imagine the old days of being tied to a desktop computer to do shopping. It’s so 2006. As we swipe our ways through the holidays on our smart phones, it’s hard to remember a time

Vintage Housewife holding telephone

The Telephone and the Housewife

It’s a very mobile Christmas. Imagine the old days of being tied to a desktop computer to do shopping. It’s so 2006. As we swipe our ways through the holidays on our smart phones, it’s hard to remember a time

vintage illustration family singing around the Xmas

Christmas Rapping

On overload from some of the schmaltzy Christmas songs that seem to permeate every shopping venue, I thought I might switch it up and deck the halls with a mix of holiday hip hop. Returning home I went through my

vintage illustration family singing around the Xmas

Christmas Rapping

On overload from some of the schmaltzy Christmas songs that seem to permeate every shopping venue, I thought I might switch it up and deck the halls with a mix of holiday hip hop. Returning home I went through my

vintage illustration clown and elephant

Time For the Trump Circus to Leave Town

The summer of Trump has now moved into the winter of our discontent. What was to have been a mere summer freak side-show has become the big top spectacle. Other Republican candidates are walking a tight rope just waiting for

vintage illustration clown and elephant

Time For the Trump Circus to Leave Town

The summer of Trump has now moved into the winter of our discontent. What was to have been a mere summer freak side-show has become the big top spectacle. Other Republican candidates are walking a tight rope just waiting for

vintage illustration Coke ad Hawaii soldiers and natives

December 7, 1941- Pearl Harbor

From the Archives: December 7, 1941 Just as 9/11  is a marker for this current generation, and November 22 was for mine, Sunday  December 7, 1941 was a where-were-you-when-kind of day that was seared permanently in the memory of the

vintage illustration Coke ad Hawaii soldiers and natives

December 7, 1941- Pearl Harbor

From the Archives: December 7, 1941 Just as 9/11  is a marker for this current generation, and November 22 was for mine, Sunday  December 7, 1941 was a where-were-you-when-kind of day that was seared permanently in the memory of the

Vintage illustration family at Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Wishing all my readers a peaceful, safe  and happy Thanksgiving!   You Might Also Enjoy Something to Be Thankful For

Vintage illustration family at Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Wishing all my readers a peaceful, safe  and happy Thanksgiving!   You Might Also Enjoy Something to Be Thankful For

Vintage illustration WWII soldiers

Honoring Our Vets

Remembering all the vets who have served our country, and supporting those who continue to do so.

Vintage illustration WWII soldiers

Honoring Our Vets

Remembering all the vets who have served our country, and supporting those who continue to do so.

vintage illustration little girl walking to rest room

There are No HERO’s in Houston

  Once upon a time the only fear we had about using a public rest room was whether it was clean or not. “Nothing is more welcome to experienced motorists than a Texaco Restroom sign,” begins the copy on this

vintage illustration little girl walking to rest room

There are No HERO’s in Houston

  Once upon a time the only fear we had about using a public rest room was whether it was clean or not. “Nothing is more welcome to experienced motorists than a Texaco Restroom sign,” begins the copy on this