I found this little gem at my Mom's house. It was part of my dad's collection. During the 1950s - 1970s my dad was an on-air DJ. He picked up a lot of interesting finds along the way.
In honor of the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. To all of who served our country during World War II (and future wars) thank you. Franklin D. Roosevelt's Speech in response to the Japanese Bombing of Pearl Harbor given 8 December 1941
Today, marks the 14th anniversary of a day that will live in infamy. It is the Pearl Harbor for my generation. It is the day that changed the world. Never forget those who were lost that day ... the innocents who were doing life as usual first responders who willing rushed into the Towers because … Continue reading Never Forget
In honor of the 4th of July I'm re-posting my 4th of July post from 2009. Chester by William Billings became a popular anthem during the American Revolution. Chester and Yankee Doodle were probably the most popular songs during the American Revolution. Billings was an American composer born in Boston in 1746. He … Continue reading Happy Birthday America
Many thanks to the Big Guy's grandfather and others who were there on June 6, 1944. General Dwight D. Eisenhower's message to the troops before embarking: Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force! You are about to embark upon a great crusade, toward which we have striven these many months. The eyes of … Continue reading D-Day
To all of who served our country during World War II (and future wars) thank you. Franklin D. Roosevelt's Speech in response to the Japanese Bombing of Pearl Harbor given 8 December 1941
Today's post is spin off the American History Facts list I wrote a few months ago. In my research I found a reference to the creation of Lincoln Logs and Teddy Bears. Of course, I thought that it was the start of a new post. #10: Play-Doh was originally sold as wallpaper cleaner. (Source: Mental … Continue reading Top 10: Toy Stories