Cereal Mascots inducing seizures?
Posted in Mildly Interesting The Advertising

Cereal Mascots on the prowl

I was having a bowl of Golden Grahams, reading the back of the cereal box (Having forgotten to bring my cellphone downstairs); I was momentarily…

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Novelty souvenir boxed roadrunner
Posted in Flotsam Mildly Interesting

Be careful what you wish for, coyote.

I found this little roadrunner novelty souvenir at a thrift store a few years ago. He’s a cute little guy… just a little roadrunner doll,…

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Otter the Haggen mascot
Posted in Mildly Interesting The Advertising

WHIMSICAL OTTER WEARS BASEBALL CAP BACKWARDS

I was perusing the local free newspaper a while back and was stopped in my tracks by this enticing coupon. Haggen’s is a little upscale…

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Cimmaron Toilet is like a royal throne
Posted in Grey Gardens West

Let’s talk about toilets!

My family laughs at me because I am always singing the praises of our Kohler Cimmaron upstairs toilet. It truly is a “throne”. We bought…

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Comic postcard, coal engagement ring
Posted in The postcards

Times are hard for some…

I don’t see a problem with this. What is a lump of coal, if not an unripe diamond!

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Comic postcard; mistakes lady's butt for beach ball
Posted in The postcards

Beach Ball Bingo

So many things wrong with this. Everybody is wearing hideous clothing, even for beachwear- And this lady is walking(?) on the sand in HIGH HEELS….

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Library card from "Our American Neighbors"
Posted in Ephemera

Our neighbors, Tarzan and Francis the Talking Mule

Here’s an old textbook from a yard sale. It’s sort of reassuring that previous generations also knew how to annoy the librarians. I think all…

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