Matchbook from the defunct Cookbook Diner
Posted in The Matchbooks

The pink cookbook?

Matches from the long-gone Cook Book restaurant of Campbell, California, featuring “500 types of Omelettes”. I get decision fatigue just thinking about it. Still, it…

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Posted in Observations

Our new humidifier is swell!

I’m very pleased with our new Homedics “TotalComfort UltrasonicHumidifier” with warm and cool mist. Here are the features, pros, and cons; I was going to…

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Posted in Flotsam

It’s human nature to slack off

It’s 1935- The depression is barely over, not over for a lot of people, yet this yarn wench chooses to slack off her work, and…

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Posted in The postcards

It certainly is well fed!

I love the whole “jackalope” thing, mythical creatures often featured in tourist-trap postcards of earlier times. This one does not present itself as a Jackrabbit-Antelope…

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Posted in Mildly Interesting The postcards

Grueling life on the farm pre-Netflix

This guy looks like he is thinking about going into his Uncle Marv’s Cheese business. The number of horse heads vs. the number of legs,…

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Posted in Back in My Day The postcards

Honda Keyfob cost more than a Chrysler

So glad I found my lost keys to my 2014 Honda Civic. It would have cost $100 or more to get this taken care of…

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That’s not how any of this works!

There is so much wrong with this postcard. Google translate only muddied the water; “One glass, three glasses hello damage!” and at the bottom; “I…

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Posted in Back in My Day Observations

The Shit Be Gone opportunity

I was going through my passwords, went to ShitBeGone.com and found that it’s dormant, and Jed is receptive to licensing this brand. We used to…

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Six feet under in sunny Florida

If it wasn’t for the airfare to haul my corpse all the way to Florida, I would take them up on this! $49.50!! Then Teresa…

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Good thing it’s not Lawn Darts.

So apparently there exists a game called lawn bowling. It is played with a ball about the diameter of a golf ball? And several balls…

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