A guy on Listia.com is sending me this mint 50 Stolinov coin that features a large housefly. I think a Stolinov is their version of a penny, because 100 Stolinov= 1 Tolar. Also, I overheard one Slovenian ask another, “Stolinov for your thoughts?” They are on the Euro now anyway. I looked it up just… >Read More
This morning it was about 44 degrees out, and I was shivering while driving to the Y. And yet, A few weeks ago it was in the 20’s and low 30’s, and it was invigorating. Maybe it has something to do with the barometric pressure?
This ad from a Dec. 1963 “Prudence Penny” insert in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer indicates that this is the first Christmas for the little QFC king. For all I know, it may have been his last. Perhaps his oddly trimmed mustache did not play well among the upper middle class housewives that shopped there. Along the… >Read More
There is something satisfying about crushing can after can, it makes a wonderful crunching noise, almost as good as the sound of breaking glass. >Read More
From Christmas Day 1967, me in the yellow shirt, with some of my sisters. >Read More
I got caught up in bidding frenzy and wound up buying this old Zenith Trans-Oceanic at the Saturday auction for forty bucks. I figured to put a kit in that bypasses the old capacitors and the power tube, but no need! It plays perfectly here, at least on AM radio. I haven’t picked up any… >Read More
I just finished listening to the episodes of “Business Wars” pertaining to Mcdonald’s vs. Burger King, and started listening to Coca-Cola vs. Pepsi. >Read More
I was shopping for tires, looked across the street, and was inspired by this yogurt shop. >Read More
I don’t care how new and improved it is, drinking dishwashing liquid is a bad idea.