Orville Ewing Menagerie and postcard
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The old west still lives!

A man named Orville Ewing travelled this country a generation or two ago, with a menagerie of sorts, living off postcard sales and his artistic…

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Santa on his ass in the snow postcard
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Santa’s attitude problem

It’s early for this, but my wife found a 24 hour Christmas music radio station, so brother, here we go again. It makes her happy….

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Postcard, Bobo Birthday
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Bobo had more fun

I sometimes get Bobo, a gorilla who lived at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, confused with Ivan, a gorilla raised as a pet and…

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WWII tiny hamburger stand cartoon postcard
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Baby burgers for the INFANTry

Is this guy on a diet or something? Wants Sarge to stop at the tiny hamburger stand for some presumably tiny hamburgers. Seems ironic that…

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Giant Texas Rabbit Postcard
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Remember Jackalopes?

Pepperidge Farms remembers those silly Jackalopes. Well, this one looks like merely a giant rabbit. The stuff of nightmares until 2020 came along with it’s…

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Cleaning up the elephant and donkey poop after the election.
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Vote for Bubbles!

There is a sign down the road that exhorts people to vote for ANYBODY BUT INSLEE (Jay Inslee, our governor here in Washington, is running…

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WWII cartoon postcard, parachuting in
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Vern didn’t have enough to share

Vern had smuggled in some cocaine to share with his pals, in the toes of his boots. But word got around, and all these other…

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Guys at base recreation hall Ft. Lee VA
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A friendly game of pool

Here we have some WWII soldiers enjoying the base recreation center. Guys are playing billiards, ping-pong, there’s a card game going on. Except Bill. You…

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Old Harding museum of Chicago
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Careers in the theatrical arts

Alas, the castle housing this museum was torn down in 1964, in the interest of urban renewal. I don’t know what became of the dude…

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Salmon Fishing six feet apart
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A better 2020 activity

These folks are fishing for salmon at the mouth of the Rogue River in Oregon. What a perfect activity for times like these. Those fishing…

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