Appreciating all that makes America special

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What guy doesn’t remember the rush of opening a pack of baseball cards and finding his favorite player? What girl didn’t look at Barbie and fantasize about her dream date? We hold a special place in our hearts for the great things of childhood.

Kid Stuff: Superman

Posted by on Jun 14, 2009 in Kids Stuff | 1 comment

“Faster than a speeding bullet…More powerful than a locomotive…Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound.”...

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Kid Stuff: Monopoly

Posted by on May 31, 2009 in Kids Stuff | Comments Off on Kid Stuff: Monopoly

I love Monopoly. I don’t always have the patience to play a game that can go on for a couple of hours. But when I do, like on a rainy...

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Kid Stuff: Dr. Seuss

Posted by on Apr 21, 2009 in Kids Stuff, The Arts | 1 comment

Interesting fact 1: The father and grandfather of Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel) were both brewmasters. You don’t think those fanciful...

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Americana: Girl Scout Cookies

Posted by on Apr 19, 2009 in Americana, Food, Kids Stuff | Comments Off on Americana: Girl Scout Cookies

They’re inescapable. Your niece sells them. They’re outside the local Kroger. Your coworker is selling them for her kid. So you...

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Kid Stuff: Peanuts

Posted by on Apr 12, 2009 in Kids Stuff | 2 comments

Charlie Brown will never get to kick that football. Lucy will always give out psychiatric help for five cents. Marcie will always call...

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Kid Stuff: Barbie

Posted by on Apr 10, 2009 in Americana, Kids Stuff | 2 comments

She looks pretty good for 50, don’t you think? It’s rather amazing to see the impact a simple doll has had on American girls....

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Kid Stuff: Baseball Cards

Posted by on Apr 3, 2009 in Americana, Kids Stuff | 2 comments

Don’t pay any attention to all those bandwagon jumpers who decided in the mid-80s that baseball cards were the investment of the...

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