Never Jet Hot Blog

Why “Never Jet Hot”? it’s an anagram of my name, which is kind of ironic since I worked at an airplane factory, but didn’t get too excited about it. Here’s just some of what I have in store for you;


 

Clown with giant match

My Vintage matchbook cover collection – Featured matchbooks – a fascinating stroll through retail history.

Stack of postcards

Some very old and unusual postcards sure to amuse you. As you see, I am interested in midcentury ephemera, because this here era is not to my liking.

FOOD FOR THOUGHT: I have always wondered why chefs always seem to be portrayed with mustaches. I would think they would prefer to have a clear path for the delicate scents from their culinary creations.

FAVORITE PODCASTS: Here’s one with short but very good episodes; Offbeat Oregon History. This episode is about a guy that built a better sternwheeler, one with a very shallow draft, to defeat arrogant monopolies on the Willamette and Columbia rivers. How? His design could go much farther upriver (Where the river is more shallow.) Here’s a link to that episode, will play upon clicking!

http://offbeatoregon.com/assets-2011/o1110d-uriah-scott-steamboat-legend/200630.1110d.ugly-steamboat-wins.mp3

And of course the website is offbeatoregon.com

See My other favorite podcasts