Month: May 2020

Sad martini-drinking clown matchbox
Posted in The Matchbooks

The chemical way

I don’t normally collect match BOXES, just match BOOK covers. But you have to love the martini drinking sad clown on this one. I don’t…

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Funny comic PICK YOUR OWN nose-picking postcard
Posted in The postcards

Tommy is not being safe

Maybe if Tommy had a mask it would interfere with his nose picking compulsion. Then again, he would probably blow his nose on it. This…

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WWII private does KP but would rather fight... cartoon postcard
Posted in The postcards

Just do what you are told!

A lot of people are starting to feel like this private doing KP in WWII – like, he’s not living up to his potential? All…

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Discover that Great Olds Feeling dealership matchbook
Posted in Back in My Day The Matchbooks

That Oldsmobile feeling… Click!

I have several different dealership matchbooks, which I can’t figure. Who smokes in a brand new car? But I digress. When I was a kid,…

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Matchbook from Chunks Cafe on Main Street
Posted in The Matchbooks

EAT AT CHUNK’S

Chunk’s Cafe advertised Wines, Liqueur & beer, cigars, cigarettes, now that you got up your nerve, there’s dancing on Friday and Saturday night. If you…

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Custom truck in European truck simulatior game
Posted in Flotsam

When you HAVE to get out

One thing that has helped my fragile sanity in these dark times is playing AMERICAN TRUCK SIMULATOR and it’s cousin EUROPEAN TRUCK SIMULATOR. I turn…

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Barney's Casino Matchbook before it became Bill's casino
Posted in The Matchbooks

Barney’s Lake Tahoe

I plucked out this Barney’s Casino matchbook just because I liked the colors and design. I knew nothing about the casino owner who got in…

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Winner's Inn and Star broiler match book
Posted in The Matchbooks

Viva Winnemucca?

This Matchbook from The Winner’s Inn in Winnemucca is one of my favorites from my casino collection. I like the colors, and the handy mileage…

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Little 3d printed coaster suitable for shot glasses
Posted in In the Shop

I accidentally made something useful?

I decided to fire up my 3D printer, not sure if I have the settings right so I just printed some random file from the…

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Assorted business cards for retired people
Posted in Back in My Day Ephemera

My card, it’s sanitary

I took a page from my dad’s uncle’s book, and had cards printed up when I retired a few years ago. First the one with…

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