Category Archives: Newspapers-1963-2019

Another Trump Dump?

I have been trolling my father’s old newspapers again, and found another treasure which, once more, is quite timely. As we have been hearing stories of how each candidate has been raising funds for their campaigns—super PACS, small donors, large donors, and personal … Continue reading

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Just One Moment

I just can’t ignore this historical event. I spent one year sharing memories of my life—some as silly as the admission that I once brushed my teeth with Bengay pain relief cream or the fact that I spent many summer … Continue reading

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What’s In That Bag

Thanks to my father’s newspapers, we know what the astronauts ate on the moon (Armstrong and Aldrin-Meal of a Lifetime) and the fact that a lemonade stand was providing cold beverages, for a mere fourteen cents a cup, to all … Continue reading

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Young Entrepreneurs on Neil Armstrong’s Street

When my children were young and the summer days began to drag, they sometimes looked to me for ideas. I remember at least two occasions when they became little entrepreneurs, setting up a lemonade stand in front of our house … Continue reading

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Armstrong and Aldrin- Meal of a Lifetime

As I mentioned previously, Dad Collected Stuff, so in honor of the anniversary of the first moon landing this week, I decided to take a peek at his newspapers from that week. Some of the articles and photos are well-known, … Continue reading

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TBT-Where is Civility Hiding?

I remember the conversation after President Obama’s 2008 victory, when Mitch McConnell, the leader of the Senate Republicans, stated, “My number one priority is making sure President Obama’s a one-term president.”  When Senator McConnell clearly wished on the wrong star and President Obama was … Continue reading

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TBT- Dad Collected Stuff

Dad was a collector. I know he liked to save newspapers from historical events. They reside in an acid-free box in my attic for now. I always knew this, so why did it never occur to me that his dresser … Continue reading

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