Category Archives: nostalgia

Surfing anyone?

I doubt surfing was as big commercially when I was a kid as it is now, but socially it was huge in Southern California¬†as I was growing up. Sun-bleached blond bangs meant you were a surfer, which was bigger than … Continue reading

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Welcoming Spring 1949-style, Newsweek magazine, with a nod to Barnes Bros. Circus, Adlai Stevenson, Bette Davis, and Rita Hayworth

From the May 2, 1949 Newsweek: “Airy Publicity: To welcome the springtime–and to get her picture in the papers–Betty Fox, a Barnes Bros. Circus performer, climbed out a thirteenth floor window of a Chicago hotel and skipped rope on an … Continue reading

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