Month: April 2020

Lonely road but no virus at least. Old postcard
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Is this socially distant enough for you?

This is what it’s like walking the dog… It’s peaceful, but what about when it gets hot out in a few months? Will the ice…

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Bicentennial matchbooks Happy Birthday America
Posted in Back in My Day The Matchbooks

Bicentennial Migraine

As we celebrated the 200th year of this great nation, advertising salesmen were out in force, and these “Happy Birthday America” matchbooks are the result….

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"Buy War Savings Bonds" WWII matchbook
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Collecting lard for the war effort

I was getting a snack, and it occurred to me, that I am sort of collecting lard for the war effort. I am also collecting…

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A bad haircut, and I have only myself to blame.
Posted in Back in My Day

I finally cut my own hair!

I’m no Vidal Sassoon, but I cut my hair, and there are no bald patches etc. – With some creative combing, maybe a little Bryllcream,…

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Dog on a matchbook advertising radio service and repair
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OK, but I want my dog on it!

I imagine Mr. Fischer wanted his wire-haired terrier Mr. Scruffles featured on these matchbooks, nevermind that dogs have nothing to do with radios or radio…

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"The story of the pelican" limerick postcard
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Pelican’t

I always enjoy these limerick postcards. This one says; A gorgeous bird is the pelican Whole bill can hold more than his bellican He can…

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Matchbook; Two gun gal at Louie's cafe
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In a town with no McDonald’s

Louie’s Cafe advertises dining and dancing, apparently with a scantily clad “two gun” gal, if you dare. It may be the only place to eat…

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Funny postcard - A little behind on my mail
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I got my reasons

I like these “check off the box” postcards, because who wants to waste their vacation writing home. Or in this case, who wants to waste…

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MACU mascot, man made of cold hard cash
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This guy is made of money!

I don’t know what NCUA’s mascot’s name is, so let’s call him… Bill Cashman? You can tell he is made of cash because he gets…

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Catoon WWII postcard, GI wants a raise on his first day of duty in the Army
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New GI wants a raise already!

This new enlistee wants a raise on his first day. He figures that he is working harder now than he will later, because he doesn’t…

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