Monthly Archives: April 2012

Briggs’ Riding Academy

Here’s an advertisement for the Briggs’ Riding Academy from the program/souvenir booklet for the play L’Aiglon starring Maude Adams which played in Philadelphia at The Broad Street Theater back in 1901.

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Houdini Bars

I had a busy week and a potluck to bake for – fortunately, I found this recipe for Houdini Bars via Cakespy.┬áThese bars use a regular yellow cake mix for the crust. I love a good cheat! She described them … Continue reading

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I’ll Never Ask For Anything Ever Again As Long As I Live!

There were tons of ads in comics aimed squarely at boys, but none sent them into paroxysms of mad delirium as much as an ad for a MINI-BIKE! Owning and riding a mini-bike was the subject of many a school … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Number Sixteen

Sixteenth in a series creating a collage using five elements.

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At The Water’s Edge

John B. Capewell of Westville, NJ is back with some lads, but not with the same lads that have been in the past few posts. Capewell is the second from the left or the third from the left if I … Continue reading

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