From Shorpy: “October 1943. Frederick, Maryland. “Greaseball, a mascot at the Stevens Airport.” Photo by Esther Bubley, Office of War Information.”
It’s the return of the return of the 80s! Big hair? Check. Leg warmers? Check. Shoulder pads? Check.
Platform shoes? Check!!!
In memory of the absolutely fabulous Brooke (R.I.P.) from Gladie Lauer’s blog.
Well maybe I AM a little teapot, short and stout. Did ya ever think of that?
“Puppy love: Hans, a dachshund puppy, kisses a kitty while sitting in a teapot in this adorable 1926 image.” -See more at USAUKOnline.
How to Attract Kittens
Who doesn’t love a visit from one of our favorites, the Kitten! These little cuties are easy to attract and fun to watch!
Start by getting a cow from your local farmer or garden shop, then fill it with milk. Let the milk warm up while you sit on your favorite block of wood.
Sit in a place where you can get a clear view. And then enjoy the show!
Three cats, one cow, udder bliss. Photo by Nat Farbman, California 1954. Time Life Pictures/Getty Images.
OMG, sender-inner Vajda B., thank you! That’s not just any toddler, that’s Mary Pickford! America’s Sweetheart! The Girl with the Curls!
Via Facie Populi. Mischievous little girl on a farm scene from Through The Back Door, 1921.
Katie Melua’s, “Mary Pickford (Used to Eat Roses)”, provided by Brinke!
Older dog on top looks like, “When I were a pup, we cruised around the old fashioned way – on four paws!”
“A man cycling through London’s Battersea with a greyhound draped over his shoulders and a puppy tucked inside his jacket, 1931.” Via Getty Images. Photographer unknown.
Want to see what spring hat styles chihuahuas were wearing in the 1940s? If you look into our magical wayback machine, you might catch a quick glimpse!
1940s 8mm film, “A Chihuahua with his Easter Bonnet On” (“his” …), via YouTube.
Movie star Doris Day poses with The Easter Bun in this 1950s promo shot!
(Headline by Pyrit.)
“August 1977: A twenty-seven year old cat celebrates her birthday, an age equivalent to 189 in human terms.”
Photo by Colin Davey.