In the spring of 1981, a cover band played at my junior high school in East Texas. In addition to a few Air Supply songs, they also sang Queen’s Another One Bites The Dust. It was a radical event given the song’s controversial nature. At the time, Christian evangelists warned parents that the song utilized […]
Check out the beautiful illustration below done in honor of the National Park Service’s Centennial Anniversary. The title of the graphic is “100 Years At A Glance,” and was created by Christine Engel for the NPCA. Park Treasures for Future Generations By 1916, the Department of Interior was responsible for 14 national parks and 21 […]
Evolution of the Desk was one of my favorite viral posts of 2015. The video was created by BestReviews.com. In case you missed it here’s a picture and video. I would like to note that tape is still an office essential and no coffee cup appears on any of the desks throughout the 35 years […]
Hey kids, you can now play Tetris online like it’s 1984. Use the ARROW KEYS to move. Rotate the screen with SPACEBAR. Drop a piece with ENTER. Hit ESCAPE to pause.
If you’re lost you can look and you will find me, time after time. — Cyndi Lauper, 1984 This is my first Crissy Doll. It’s only been about 40 years since I first asked Santa to bring me one. I found her, a Gen-Xer first-born in 1969, (haha!) at Mary’s Flea Market. Although come to […]
If I had to advise parents, I should tell them to take great care about the people with whom their children associate. — St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Mrs. H. was the crabbiest teacher I had. She taught at the old East Kermit Elementary School in West Texas. I tried to find it recently, but discovered […]
Red Nose Day is coming to the United States to help raise money for American kids living in poverty. You can get your red nose at any Walgreens, a major sponsor of the project. We bought our noses today for just $1 each. Red Nose Day is a popular television fundraising event in the U.K. […]