Month: August 2023

The tiny post office at Muddy, IL
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Too rural for me!

   August 31, 2023  0 Comments on Too rural for me!

I found an old Grit magazine featuring this tiny, tiny post office in Muddy, Illinois. Miss Virginia was postmaster there for many years.

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A smooth mouse is a joy forever

   August 28, 2023  0 Comments on A smooth mouse is a joy forever

Whenever I encounter a problem, I apply Hoarder’s Razor. This principle states that among competing hypotheses, the one with the…

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Everything old is new again

   August 24, 2023  0 Comments on Everything old is new again

The origins of Tylenol I am not a pharmacist, but I think 3 grains is a lot. Then again, people…

Angry nurse bringing glop
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Hospital food is not my cup of tea

   August 23, 2023  0 Comments on Hospital food is not my cup of tea

Wasn’t long ago I was in a rehab facility nursing home recovering from some broken bones… Actually the food was…

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Color me recycled

   August 21, 2023  0 Comments on Color me recycled

Garbage Truck coloring book! I was going through some stuff in the garage, and I found this McNeilus garbage truck…

Plackers duel line floss RECOMMENDED
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   August 20, 2023  0 Comments on FLOSS GUILT

I don’t like the floss that comes in a roll, it’s messy. But these plastic flossers that work well for…

Grand Theft Auto Ron Howard speed
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Grand Theft Potsie!

   August 20, 2023  0 Comments on Grand Theft Potsie!

OK, Potsie and Ralph Malph did not appear in Ron Howard’s “Grand Theft Auto”. But Mrs. C. was still the mom! It’s a fun movie, and a great way to get the taste of “Cocaine Bear” out of your mouth.

Lapp Family digs
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There are many Lapps

   August 18, 2023  0 Comments on There are many Lapps

I came across this very old postcard in a lot I purchased a while back. This family is glad to pose on their little hill and with their (reindeer?)

Old but souped-up CHP car does not play by the rules.
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A simple cops vs Speeders flick

   August 17, 2023  0 Comments on A simple cops vs Speeders flick

Here’s a simple movie about an out-of-control cop in a speed-trap town, a stranger with a gaudy, souped-up car out…

1957 article about lung cancer
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Smoking causes WHAT??

   August 16, 2023  0 Comments on Smoking causes WHAT??

STURGEON GENERAL SAYS SMOKING IS FISHY! Imagine it’s March, 1957. You are relaxing after work, listening to a ball game…