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He Said: “Don’t Cut The Ham Too Thin, Boys…”

Huh? What a title for a blog post! But it does seem appropriate if we consider the life and business of Fred Harvey, who has the distinction of opening and running the first series of chain restaurants in the United States. With the quote above as well as information on his life and times, we … 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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