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Summer Heat, Friends at the Beach, early-1900’s; or, “Man! These Are Some Seriously Werid Bathing Suits!”

Another photo from my collection of “found photos.”  I have absolutely no idea where or when this photo was taken, but am thankful that fashion has progressed a bit since this photo was snapped! Do you think the lady on the right knows that her suit is “see through?”  Continue reading

blogging / camera critters / dog behavior / Dogs / labrador retriever / Labrador Retrievers / pet blogger hop / Pets / photo meme / stuff dogs like / what dogs like

Stuff Dogs Like – Watermelon!

First, let me say it is safe for the dog(s) to eat watermelon, just don’t overdo it, ok? My neighbor gave me a watermelon, some tomatoes, and also some blackberries on Sunday.  The tomatoes are gone, as are the blackberries, but I only just sliced up half of the watermelon this morning. Cosmo has become a … Continue reading

1960's / comfort foods / driving / i was wondering / north carolina / peaches / summer vacation / white peaches

How White Peaches Saved Our Family Vacation From Being A Total Disaster

I know with a lot of people, summer time means watermelon, but for me it means peaches.  I suppose I have a fondness for white peaches … One summer my parents loaded my sister and me into the used early-1960’s Chrysler New Yorker that my dad had recently bought from his boss.  My dad hated … Continue reading