Bite’em, Drink’em, Chew’em
A face we all know
Born Ann Leslie Turner in Westport, Connecticut, she was the daughter of a syndicated cartoonist Leslie Turner, who drew the comic strip Captain Easy for decades. Dorothy Hope Smith, their next-door neighbor, who did a charcoal drawing of Ann when she was a baby. Gerber chose that drawing in 1928.
A look at the most popular street name in Atlanta
Within the city limits of Atlanta, Georgia, there are many streets with Peachtree in the name. It seems the name may have come from Peachtree Creek which flows southwesterly through DeKalb and Fulton counties before joining the Chattahoochee River just south of Vinings.
Happy Birthday to me
On Wednesday, May 14, 1958, I was born at St. Joesph Hospital in downtown Atlanta Georgia, under the star sign Taurus, the Chinese Zodiak sign of the Dog, making me a baby boomer. The president was Dwight D. Eisenhower and the number one song was “Who’s Sorry Now” by Connie Francis. “U.S. Troops Flown to the Caribbean After Venezuelans Mob the Nixons” was the headline on May 14, 1959s The Atlanta Constitution newspaper.
Fun color, same great taste
Sno Balls were introduced by Hostess Brands in 1947. This Lenexa, Kansas-based company was formed in June 1913. Owning several bakeries, they produce snack cakes under the Hostess and Dolly Madison brand names and its Canadian subsidiary, Voortman Cookies Limited.
To the top of the porch, to the top of the wall, now dash away, dash away all!
Reindeer and caribou are the same animal (Rangifer tarandus) and are a member of the deer family. In Europe, they are called reindeer, in the United States, the wild ones are called caribou while the domesticated ones are reindeer.
Seasoned to Please
Red Hots, Red Links or Hot Links are stuffed sausages with the internal texture of a hot dog, but in a red-dyed casing. Depending on the brand, they have varying degrees of hotness. My Dad used to get Red Hots, slice to butterfly them open, and fry them on the stove.
About 38.46153846153846 Baker’s Dozens
What are the most famous uses of 500? Well, there is the famous error message, 500 Internal Server Error which is a server response code indicating that an unexpected condition has prevented filling a request. There is that popular Indianapolis 500, the number of miles ran in the race for the Indy Cars.
Give me a head with hair, long beautiful hair
I love collecting things but I haven’t started my Hair Collection. I heard on Sirius/XM Satellite Radio that a baseball size clump of Elvis Presley’s hair had sold at auction for over $72,000 dollars.
They can even be trained!
I grew up seeing these ads in magazines and comic books. I always wondered about them but never pulled the trigger and purchased one. It seems that Sea-Monkeys are brine shrimp (Artemia). They were developed in the United States in 1957 by Harold von Braunhut.