I got an unsolicited The Vermont Country Store catalogue. It has winter type clothes in it, amongst other thinks. I don't think they paid attention to my address. Winter lasts about a week or two here.
Some of those are quite funny, worth the time looking at them.Saw this and had to share
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Other ironic photos and Monday entertainment.
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First time in about 12 years that I've had to work on Columbus Day. An old friend of mine from college recently took a job as a Fed contractor (for the CDC, I believe), and is apparently raging on the BookFacePages about the horror of a Federal holiday celebrating Columbus (as he works for the Feds and takes the day off).Schools in session.
Work in session.
No Columbus Day shenanigans here.
In other news, shouldn't zoning codes be accessible to all? And to that end why should they not be written in pidgin English?
He's just trying to get a thread split, don't fall for it!!!
Home canned sauerkraut cooked with sausages with a side of bread and a glass of water.
It was at least once a month at my home. Then again, my mom would pack me braunsweiger and cheese sandwiches on white bread with mayo for my school lunches.This would have been the standard meal in 1975 if we were visiting grandma (except the sauerkraut probably wouldn't have been homemade)
+2It was at least once a month at my home. Then again, my mom would pack me braunsweiger and cheese sandwiches on white bread with mayo for my school lunches.
I still enjoy the occasional Steak-um! My wife had never had them and I bought them once a few years back and heated them up to put on a hot sandwich but she wasn't impressed. We always have a carton in the freezer and that's often my go-to lunch on the weekends if I am home alone - A couple Steak-ums on a hoagie bun or an onion roll with some swiss cheese, a sliced onion, and some creamy horseradish. Who needs to go to Arby's when you have that in your kitchen!?!And let's not forget chicken ala king, or worse, 'steakums'
Let us not forget Chun King canned Chinese food. https://culinarylore.com/food-history:chun-king-chow-mein/I loved Chicken ala King, Hamburger Helper, except when my Mom used Campbell's Cream of Mushroom soup as hat was nasty.
Tuna casserole was horrible
pot roast in a pressure cooker or beef stew in a pressure cooker - I loved the sound when I was a kid and I can still hear it in my head
My Mom rushed into the dinner out of a box or a can like crazy as she didn't like to cook and, being a child of the depression and my Dad a WWII Vet, they loved the modern conveniences of it all
Loved the Ambrosia Jello salad too
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I used to love that sound too.Pot roast in a pressure cooker or beef stew in a pressure cooker - I loved the sound when I was a kid and I can still hear it in my head.
Let us not forget Chun King canned Chinese food. https://culinarylore.com/food-history:chun-king-chow-mein/
Check out those 1970's prices - all you can eat smorgasbords for a dollar and some change! Also nice to know that Master Card and Diners Club cards are honored at several different establishments in town. I don't see BankAmericard being honored at many places, though.Holiday Showcase just closed last year! A few others were still around into the 1990s and early 2000s -- Old Red Mill, Deli Place, Cavalier, and The Prime Rib.
The "for your [X] pleasure", "your host: [some Italian-American guy]", shrimp, surf-and-turf, "inns" and "hotels", smorgasbords, phone numbers starting with T, organs and trios, and businessman's "luncheons" are deep, deep Old Buffalo. The list is from 1970, but wasn't much different than what you'd find in 1960 or 1980. "Suburban cleeyasy" style restaurants like those lasted well into the 1990s, with some holdouts still around today (Classics IV, Protocol, The Grapevine, anything with "Hotel" or "Inn" in its name).
There's a book about George & Eddie's, called The Last Fine Time.
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No, it is not me - I don't have a lawn or a balcony.
It's from 1970. Really. The Buffalo area has a reputation as being behind the curve for a lot of things, and it was very pronounced before the region's "great reawakening" around 2010.Dan, is it possible that newspaper item dates back to the 1960's, as opposed to the 70's? I mean the whole alpha-numeric phone # and the $1 meal prices seems low even by 1970's standards (I recall a local restaurant ran a special throughout the 70's that almost sounded like a jingle: "spaghetti and wine for two twenty nine")
View attachment 46931Dan said:They really weren't too concerned about political correctness in 1970.
TF2-4630 for my grandma. It was printed on the dial insert.True. I can still remember my grandmother's old phone number with leading alphas.
How can everyone's child be advanced and above average?
Garrison Keillor said:Welcome to Lake Wobegon, where all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above average.