Month: February 2023

Secret Admirer Bear
Posted in Ephemera Love and War files

The Secret Admirer

The Mrs. bought some books at a thrift store a while back, and found a Hallmark card inside- (Estimated to be from 1975) The card…

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Posted in Back in My Day Ephemera Love and War files

Attitude problem

I used to work with a guy that would walk about five feet, stop and sigh heavily, then walk another five feet… I found this…

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Kid's homework worksheet
Posted in Back in My Day

Do your homework!

Don’t just scribble some crap on it and chuck it out the car window on the way home! All you need to do is write…

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Looking for Gunkey the pathetic cat
Posted in Ephemera

Have you seen Gunkey?

Some young, heartbroken child has been searching for a lost cat named “Gunkey”. At least, I think he’s a cot. Detailed drawing, but as far…

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Doctor with basaball bat
Posted in Mildly Interesting

Construction site maladies

A construction worker goes to the doctor and says, “Doc, I’m constipated.”

The doctor examines him for a minute and then says, “Lean over the table.”

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Charlotte Scott nee Miller 1960
Posted in Back in My Day

Everyone is cool in a GTO Convertible.

Here’s a picture of my sister Charlotte from about 1960. I was born in April of that year, I guess she didn’t realize what a…

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First Grade Parkside Elementary Midway WASH
Posted in Back in My Day

The Parkside Kids

I guess this is the class of 1967, for picture day I got your basic buzz cut (Dad had a flat top! And I don’t…

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The "Troll Booth" geocache
Posted in Highways and Byways

Trollbooth cache gives me a Stephen King feeling

This is the “Trollhouse” geocache we logged a few years ago. I put it on our favorites list just for the novelty of it. The…

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A disturbing hall table with mannequin legs.
Posted in Flotsam

But is it art? And will the cat tip it over?

I was looking at designs for the Altoids robot I am working on, and ran across this; I would be concerned that it would wander…

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old school drafting
Posted in Back in My Day

Pencils down, it’s happy hour

Not sure where I dug this up from, but I am pretty sure my dad worked here or in a very similar situation, when he…

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