Tagged With: Retro

Volleyball, Syncom 3 and the Summer Games!

The year following the assassination of JFK promised to be no quieter nor any less historical in nature. In January 1964, the Beatles released their first album here in America and the famous game show Jeopardy debuted in March of that same year. The storm clouds over Vietnam had started to rumble already and the … Continue reading »

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Blasted! Indy’s Atomic Adventures Exposed!

Well, our family went to see the newest Indiana Jones film this last weekend and personally, I thought it was great! Yeah, Indy looked a little old, but it didn’t seem to take anything away from the picture. Now, I’m no film critic and this post isn’t about the film, BUT I was intrigued by … Continue reading »

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Miami Beach! The Story of Carl Fisher, Kotaro Suto and “Fun In The Sun!”

Hello and hope your Friday is going well! I apologize for not posting up yet again yesterday, but around here it’s the last week of school and there has been a lot planned! The start of summer makes for a busy schedule! ———————————————– The more research I do in history, the more I come across … Continue reading »

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Gone to the Archives!

Hello everyone! Today I will not be able to do a regular post, due to family circumstances, however, I did at least want to put something out there, to share some neat things with you. So, if you have a few minutes, drop on over to the Prelinger Archives, located at the Internet Archive. You … Continue reading »

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Thank You!

(1) It’s Memorial Day today and I thought it would be appropriate for us to take a few minutes and think about those who gave you the freedom to be with your family and friends. (2) This last Saturday, we helped out the Boy Scouts to put flags on veteran’s graves. I was amazed by … Continue reading »

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UFO’s, Magic Bullets, and a Ride Into Space!

Well, it’s another week gone past and doing some research last night, I ran across some of my old posts on blogger than I had forgotten about. I thought you might enjoy looking at these, either for the first time or maybe a quick glimpse again. I’ve got some stuff on: The Kennedy Assassination (1) … Continue reading »

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“We Build, We Fight, We Party All Night” The US Navy Seabees!

With a title like that, today’s blog post is a great one! Focusing on the Seabeas, or the United States Navy Construction Battalions, these units have origins back to the beginning of America and to the present day. These units perform lifting and constructing needed by the navy. Runways, port facilities, building and other construction … Continue reading »

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A Sign, a Star, and a Bit of Blue….

(1) A few weeks ago, I went on a family trip to see some relatives and ran across the sign above while stopping to rest. This was a neat sign, so I snapped a picture, promising myself I would look into it sometime, just to get some background about the origins. The other day, I … Continue reading »

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Droptime! Swarmer, The Amazing 187th and the Flying Boxcar!

What a crazy weekend it was! I apologize for the slow posting, but some weekends are just busier than others! I was planning on doing the update Sat. night…and then Sun. night, but it’s ending up Monday’s post! Yikes!!!! Thank you for still stopping by! Hope your weekend went well also! Anyway, on to the … Continue reading »

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Close the Fridge, Willya!

As one of the world’s largest companies and probably one of the best known, I was really shocked to find out General Electrics announcement of the intent to sell their appliances unit. Times change, and company forcasts and outlooks also change, so I can’t really fault them for wanting to go in a different direction. … Continue reading »

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