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Blister Pack of Mayhem

Tina made this find in a junk store in Philadelphia’s Italian Market. It cost all of 50¢.

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Christmas in South Philadelphia

…about 50 years ago. My Dad must have stayed up late getting everything in place. It’s the early 1960s. My stocking is on the end. No stocking for my younger brother who hadn’t shown up yet. I was the baby.

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All-Star Wrestling

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The Greatest Store That Ever Was

I was digging through a dusty 4-drawer filing cabinet in my studio when I came upon this catalog for a sadly gone but not forgotten store  — Rocketships & Accessories!

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For Want of a Nail

For want of a nail the shoe was lost. For want of a shoe the horse was lost. For want of a horse the rider was lost. For want of a rider the message was lost. For want of a … Continue reading

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Save Now for Your Trip to the Moon

Saturday marked the untimely passing of the First Man on the Moon, Neil Armstrong. I was six years old going on seven during the summer of 1969, and I like millions of people across the world was glued to the … Continue reading

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Black Friday Beckons or Tis The Season to Be Stressful

Time flies. Somebody said something in work about the coming week being short, and then it dawned on me that it’s THANKSGIVING! That means that Christmas is right around the corner! Oh, crap! So soon? Don’t we still have Halloween … Continue reading

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