Antique CPR assist device
Posted in The postcards

I’m not putting my mouth on that dude!

It’s a good thing that they changed the CPR to chest compressions only, (To the tune of “Stayin’ Alive” just by coincidence) – With this…

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Posted in The Trains

The Floral Forest

I saw somewhere where a guy substituted floral foam for Woodland Scenics ground cover… Look how it turned out! Just take a block of that…

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Posted in The Advertising

She’s very dry

What is the deal with these “Hollywood” bikinis? The add to send away for the pattern says it’s for “sunning and posing” – BUT NOT…

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Lamp Chimney cleaning with bonus annoying sister added for extra misery.
Posted in Mildly Interesting

Lamp chimney cleaning beats protesting.

This 1951 newspaper comic panel appealed to the households who were still waiting for electricity, I guess. Although I wonder if they had the extra…

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We miss fighting with you postcard
Posted in The postcards

We miss getting smashed with the neighbors

The folks in this postcard send a message back to their drinking buddies back home, and I can see why they would miss the fights,…

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Posted in The Matchbooks

That’s just unsafe!

Somebody put a shelf about 7 feet in the air, so this hardworking administrative assistant has to get a stepladder to retrieve last month’s TPS…

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train tunnels in progress
Posted in The Trains

Conceal my ineptitude!

As you see, the back third of the primary train layout here, will be mountains; tall mountains when I’m done. This is layered syrofoam panels,…

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Auctioneer's mascot goat
Posted in Highways and Byways

Saturday Auction goat

The saturday auction in Stanwood has this amazing goat in the window. I guess it’s to get passersby to think “Next week is our wedding…

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MCM doorway room divider shelf unit
Posted in Flotsam

Hello! Meet my plants and trinkets.

When I was a kid in the late 60’s/early 70’s, I used to sell door-to-door (mainly from those outfits in the back of the comic…

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Trouble with Angels Movie theater posting
Posted in The Advertising

Hayley Mills? Say no more.

This is at least in Teresa’s top ten favorite movies, having been in Catholic school when she was a young un. I guess she liked…

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