Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Monday, June 27, 2011

Retro Music Monday ~ Procol Harum

From the summer of 1967...Procol Harum with A Whiter Shade Of Pale.

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Shadow Shot Sunday ~ America's Wonderlands Reprise

Shadow Shot Sunday with Hey Harriet

***I couldn't resist using another photo from the book in the post below. There are just so many awesome ones! Thanks National Geographic!!

Friday, June 24, 2011

Friday Fun ~ America's Wonderlands

I was looking for something on the bookshelf today when this old book caught my eye. I hadn't looked at it in I pulled it down.
1966 edition of America's Wonderlands The National Parks, by the National Geographic Society. I adore our National Park system...we are so lucky to have them!!

I LOVE the photos in the book. The natural beauty is amazing...and I get a kick out of the photos featuring people.

Folks camping in Sequoia. I wonder if she's practicing her smoke signals...or she's just burned their dinner.

Sailing off Cape Cod....or as the book reads "heeling to a spanking breeze".

Surf casters cruising the Cape Cod shoreline.

Brewing a pot of coffee in Shenandoah. She really reminds me of my mother!

Picnicking on the shore at Olympic National Park.

Campers at Yosemite. Check out those webbed aluminum chairs!

Any plans to visit a National Park in your future?

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Monday, June 20, 2011

RetroMusic Monday ~ ELO

Summer of 1979...Don't Bring Me Down.

Monday, June 13, 2011

RetroMusic Monday ~ Bob Dylan

Love how young Bob looked in 1965...Subterranean Homesick Blues.

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Monday, June 6, 2011

RetroMusic Monday ~ Small Faces

From the summer of 1967...Itchycoo Park

**As you may or may not have noticed...for the last year I've been featuring vintage videos of the weekly chart toppers. From here on out, I'll be featuring favorite vintage tunes regardless of where/when they may or may have not appeared on any charts. I hope you enjoy them too.

Friday, June 3, 2011

Friday Finds ~ Vintage Mackinac Island Sign

Last fall while hiking thru the woods on Mackinac Island...we came across this sign (originally posted here).

Imagine my surprise when we popped into an auction  a couple of Sunday's ago and found this...

If you enlarge the photos you'll see they are both marked M.I.S.P.C. (Mackinac Island State Park Commission). If I had a cabin...that sign would be hanging in it! Since I don' can be found here.

If you're not familiar with the island and would like to read more about it...start here.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011


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