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by MageB

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1 day ago

DAY TO DAY 1

I’m here. I spent the last few days working on the ‘imgur’ site. It all seems endless. Saturday morning my computer words turned to gibberish again, and George figured out it was my new, t...


4 days ago

MEA CULPA

I must apologize. I spent yesterday cleaning up the wreckage on my photo host, “imgur.” Two albums I thought might be fun to share were the Comic Con collections. “imgur” didn’t think so, ...


5 days ago

New ORTS

• I have no idea what made me look inside our old washing machine when it was operating, but I did. The center agitator was going up and down gently but not turning. The repair person wil...


October 12, 2020

WITH COOKBOOK IN HAND: 2

1937, Better Homes and Gardens Cook Book, blue cover Food Historian Annie Grey writes that we began abandoning rich offal dishes not only because we grew squeamish, but WWI and WWII took away o...


October 11, 2020

LIFE IS

Bobbie suggested I try out Poetry Soup. I can do that. And did that. I also almost finished the second part of the cooking history series too. Yes, I am having fun with it. Home: The photo ...


October 09, 2020

ROAD TRIP

Well guarded. G went down to get the mail and came up waving our ballots. “We are going to take a road trip,” he proclaimed. Within minutes, we had filled in the ballot from the previously fille...


October 06, 2020

WITH MARTINI IN HAND

From American History si edu. A General Electric Monitor top refrigerator from the 1930s in the museum’s collection. The name comes from its resemblance to the 1860s warship, the USS Monitor...


October 02, 2020

GARAGE DOOR

The third and very fancy garage door in an up position. To compound this morning’s presidential folly of not wearing a mask, our house security system died. Lots of blinking lights in the middl...


September 30, 2020

ARRRGGGGGG !!!!!!!

ARGGGG…this is me checking every link in each Nazi entry. It’s been interesting. I thought I could just copy and paste these old entries here, and there, but no. Each piece took almost a day t...


What are “Thingplatz,” I asked writing to friends in Germany. One wrote back saying, “I did a little research. They were part of the Third Reich, and no one will discuss them.” Thingplatz are o...


September 27, 2020

IN SEARCH OF NAZI ARCHITECTURE

I grew up with an interest in architectural history and followed this interest with graduate work. After attending a convention in Minneapolis in 2000 and discovering the great swath of burned a...


The son of an old friend asked to read this series. I posted it here for easier access, and I hope you don’t mind reading, or reading it again. The pictures have been removed, and all the links h...


September 27, 2020

MUSIC IIN THE THIRD REICH

Music had always been an important part of German society from children’s songs to the unique atonal music of the 1920’s. Under Joseph Goebbels’ Ministry of Propaganda, music also became a tool ...


The automobile began taking over as the primary form of worldwide transportation in the early 1910’s. Most roads were dirt, cobblestone, or early versions of macadam. Automobiles using these ro...


September 26, 2020

MUSIC IN THE THIRD REICH

The son of an old friend asked to read this series. I posted it here for easier access, and I hope you don’t mind reading, or reading it again. The pictures have been removed, and all the links h...


The son of an old friend asked to read this series. I posted it here for easier access, and I hope you don’t mind reading, or reading it again. The pictures have been removed, and all the links...


September 24, 2020

SMILING

I finished the research for the cooking articles, and I began an outline for the pieces. It does look like there will be more than one. ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Himself: Gami...


September 21, 2020

TABLE AND CHAIRS

Here they are just days after we bought them. 1960’s, and very like the ones on the QE2 when she first sailed. Here they all are in use. We have had lunch and dinner here. We have also se...


September 19, 2020

FAMILY CALORIES

I’ve been twisting my brain around to find a topic I could write about. Oh, I could write about allergies…no fun at all. I could write more about American architecture, weaving, pottery, ar...


September 17, 2020

SMOKE AND FOG

The winds have been blowing smoke from the fires toward the coast. Smoke from all the fires up and down the west coast. We stay inside breathing shallowly except on pool days or doctor day...


September 11, 2020

GRATITUDES

I’m no longer mourning my on 9/11 birthday. I’m taking phone calls, smiling, talking, and not so miserable that I can’t take part. G’s letting me travel on this day via a fun restaurant or two...


September 10, 2020

PHOTOSHOP

I’ve been having fun relearning how to use Photoshop. Poor George. “Where do I find….?” Is the often asked question these days. He’s been very patient with me. If I could only retain what he...


September 07, 2020

IT'S A HOLIDAY

I don’t know about you, but I am inundated by appointment reminders from my doctors. On line. They jam up my inbox and give me pause about all the paperwork to be filled out. I should be a...


September 04, 2020

FOODSTUFFS

Yesterday and today I made all my yearly checkup appointments. Sise for the blocked arteries, the heart doc, teeth to get the new partial correctly fitted, and the derm doc. I can do all b...


September 03, 2020

THE WEEK IN REVIEW

Poor G woke feeling very old this morning. It took a while for my brain to process the information in context. The Shingles shot the doc wanted him to get got him. Me, I look like Mrs. Ins...


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