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;
My Vintage matchbook cover collection – Featured matchbooks – a fascinating stroll through retail history.
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!
And of course the website is offbeatoregon.com