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Food and Travel Together     I love regional food, something that there is very little left of, in our country, because of our glorious mobility; nevertheless, there are still a few foods that we associate with particular places.     A while back, I was getting ready to make a trip to Ohio; I…

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A Pre-Texting Post Card “Having a great time, wish you were here.” I have had this post card, in my possession, since before texting entered any of our lives; the yellowing you see has been earned through the years. As you know, I love post cards, so the cynical nature of this card should go…

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Margaret Mitchell’s House     “She had never understood either of the men she had loved and so she had lost them both. Now, she had a fumbling knowledge that, had she ever understood Ashley, she would never have loved him; had she ever understood Rhett, she would never have lost him.” ~ Margaret Mitchell…

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Good Lucky Olympians!     As the world prepares for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, to be held February 9 to the 25, of 2018, in PyeongChang, South Korea; we would like to stop and wish those competing a safe and successful Olympic experience. This month we share with you a Perfect Post Card, purchased…

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Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.   “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr. ~ This year, Martin Luther King Jr. Day actually falls on his birthday, January 15; the federal holiday is observed on the third Monday of January. I share with you…

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Merry Christmas from Charlie Brown     When I was in grade school, one of my friends showed me how to draw Snoopy; I think I could still pull him off. Between feeling oddly connected to the strip, because I could draw Snoopy and the fact that back in my day, we had fewer choices…

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Writing Home     I imagine that writing home is no longer a group activity for our men and women, in the armed services; but I feel certain that this post card, from World War I captures one of most important moments in these men’s lives.  The black and white picture feels a bit sorrowful…

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The Miracle Mile     Once upon a time, I used to live off of Wilshire Boulevard, in Los Angeles, California. I happened to move there shortly after the original Brown Derby Restaurant, the one shaped like a derby hat, was demolished. One evening, after walking around the Ambassador Hotel, I ventured north a block,…

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  The Giant Redwoods I love this old postcard; it has been in my collection for years. This tree had been hallowed out by fire; allowing one to step inside of a giant redwood – or park your car! Our fascination with the giant redwoods, of northern California, began when they were first sighted, by…

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Play Ball! As the All-Star game gets ready to start, I share with you the only postcard I bought, when we visited the National Baseball Hall of Fame, at Coopers Town, in the autumn of 1991. I had seen A League of their Own, and was thrilled to see some small mention of women in…