Thursday, July 26, 2012

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Tuesday, April 3, 2012


Last May I wrote a blog piece about Texas A&M University and the Kream & Kow Klub.  In the piece I mentioned that the 1926 edition of the school's yearbook pictured the Kream and Kow Klub in full sheets.   I was wrong about the dates, but not about the sheets.  Thanks to an anonymous contributor, here are scans of the 1906 yearbook cover and the KKKs at Texas A&M:

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Sunday, February 26, 2012

Somebody Really, Really Likes Chicken

Regular readers of the Regretsy website will be familiar with her meme, "Someone really likes."

I've discovered that the creators of Golden Apple's Chicken, Turkey and Fowl Cookbook really, really like chicken:

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Tyler's "Bali Bash" 1980

Some books speak for themselves. Without comment, here are selections from Tyler's "Bali Bash" 1980:

Saturday, January 7, 2012

Reading Resolutions

I start every year by choosing several books to read over the next 12 months.   This year I found everything I need at the Seventh Day Adventist Thrift Store in Franklin, North Carolina.  The books are varied and cover a wide range of topics.

There are books about business and industry,

foreign cultures and travel,

and books about military history,including a novel described as "the liveliest, gayest, most delightful in years" by the San Francisco Call-Bulletin.

There are studies of popular sports, hobbies and trends,

and books to cozy-up with in bed.

There is self-improvement

and even politics and history:

(which came with its own bookmark, possibly by a member of the Peekin' Place Club of Lake County, Florida)