Category Archives: Nostalgia

1950’s Food – from family supper to party time

A repeat from last year, with one addition: Do you remember ice cream socials? We always had a strawberry and ice cream social at church, featuring ice cream (of course), fresh strawberries, and lots of homemade desserts. The 1950’s was … Continue reading

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Celebration of Summer in Verse

I haven’t blogged about poetry for a couple of months, so I thought it would be nice to revisit this post from 2017, about summer. I really love summer, especially the earliest part, and I know that I’m not alone. … Continue reading

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Video of the day …

Dedicated to the memory of Lido (Lee) Anthony Iacocca, who died on July 2, 2019, age 94. A Detroit car man. There aren’t many left.  

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This morning’s Twitter hits …

Starting with humor, for a change! Thanks for the hospitality, Sioux City and Siouxland. I am forever grateful to be a native son of the SUX. (Yes, actual airport code) pic.twitter.com/u6hcQYYrnf — David Burge (@iowahawkblog) June 23, 2019 Down is … Continue reading

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This morning’s Twitter hits …

Ridiculous people. If the entire crowd headed to Burger King for milkshakes afterward… the staff won't even think it was a rush. — Carpe Donktum­čö╣ (@CarpeDonktum) June 16, 2019 The lack of diversity at this Impeach Trump rally is problematic.pic.twitter.com/y456nOnMk2 … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 Presidential Race, Current Events, Family, Government, Holidays, Humor, Nostalgia, Politics, Social Media | 7 Comments

SIXTY: Bill’s Excellent Government-Regulated Birthday Adventure

Posted in Government, Humor, Nostalgia, Poetry, The Culture, Uncategorized, Whittle | 1 Comment

My Spring

The vernal equinox, also known as “Spring”, officially occurs today just before 6:00 pm EDT. In the cold North, Spring comes in gradually.┬á Maybe it is because Winter is overstaying its time, and I watch more carefully to spot Spring’s … Continue reading

Posted in Holidays, Nostalgia, Poetry, Uncategorized | 35 Comments