Shorpy December 7, 2016

San Francisco, 1928. “Hudson Super Six Sedan at Golden Gate Park.” Latest entrant in the Shorpy Cavalcade of Cretaceous Conveyances. 5×7 glass negative by Christopher Helin.

 

 

January 1943. Washington, D.C. “This Office of Price Administration clerk, speaking of her boardinghouse room, says: ‘The light looks like an angel when I leave the shade off, so I do so’.” Photo by Esther Bubley.

 

 

Everybody in the colorful kitchen has come through the door to join the rest of the gang in the more subdued dining room. Other shots indicate this was a going-away party for a son who had joined the Navy and was leaving for the East Coast. Pyrex fans will note the missing yellow bowl.

Quotes December 6, 2016

Confidence is silent.
Insecurities are loud.
kushandwizdom

 

“But shame is like a wound that is never exposed and therefore never heals.”
Andreas Eschbach

 

 

 

Kindness is not an act. It is a lifestyle.
Anthony Douglas Williams

 

 

 

“If people knew what Matisse, supposedly the painter of happiness, had gone through, the anguish and tragedy he had to overcome to manage to capture that light which has never left him, if people knew all that, they would also realize that this happiness, this light, this dispassionate wisdom which seems to be mine, are sometimes well-deserved, given the severity of my trials.”
Henri Matisse, interview, Matisse on Art

 

 

Be careful when you follow the masses.  Sometimes the M is silent
Anonymous

FYI December 6, 2016

NATIONAL MICROWAVE OVEN DAY
To celebrate this day we are using our microwave.

 

Thankfully now my purchased & unread ebooks are stacking up in cyberspace~
“Tsundoku,” the Japanese Word for the New Books That Pile Up on Our Shelves, Should Enter the English Language

 

Julianne Escobedo Shepherd: Hear Reality Something’s Haunting New Song ‘Bail,’ Whose Proceeds Will Go to Planned Parenthood

Reality Something

 

 

Anna Merlan: A Few Things I Have Learned About Going Outside In North Dakota In Winter

 

 

Colourfil: Free Colouring Book for Adults iTunes app

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

907 Updates December 6, 2016

Governor Walker Orders Flags Lowered for Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

 

 

I am not going to share the details of the horrific crime.  One bullet for the POS that murdered him.
Daniella Rivera: ‘That could have been my daughter’: Mother of teen murder suspect’s ex-girlfriend speaks out

 

Lisa Demer: Judicial Council traveling state to evaluate potential judges

 

 

Shorpy December 6, 2016

July 1943. Greenville, South Carolina. "Air Service Command. Enlisted man folding up his gas mask to hang on the wall after having worn it all day." Medium-format negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information.

July 1943. Greenville, South Carolina. “Air Service Command. Enlisted man folding up his gas mask to hang on the wall after having worn it all day.” Medium-format negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information.

 

A mad clash of colors and styles in this vintage Kodachrome; I love it all, but not all in the same room. It's one side of a mounted 3-D pair from a collection found in a thrift store. I'm fairly certain the woman making the cake is the mother of the young boy behind the table, but I'm not sure of the others.

A mad clash of colors and styles in this vintage Kodachrome; I love it all, but not all in the same room. It’s one side of a mounted 3-D pair from a collection found in a thrift store. I’m fairly certain the woman making the cake is the mother of the young boy behind the table, but I’m not sure of the others.

Videos December 5, 2016

Quotes December 5, 2016

The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.
John Buchan,
politician and writer

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.”
Winston Churchill
(1874-1965)

“The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been kindness, beauty, and truth.”
Albert Einstein
(1879-1955)

 
“You’re in the driver’s seat, you can travel in any direction you choose.”

“It’s amazing how much destruction one person can cause”

“Don’t compare your life to others. You have no idea what their journey is all about.”

“Love isn’t safe. And whoever you love will hurt you. It’s part of the human experience…”

“It’s like loving the shadow of a person who never existed.”

“Whenever you had a bad day, just remember I Love You.”

“Before you say something to someone, always think about how you’d feel if someone told you the same thing.”

“We both know that I’m not over you.”

“As bad as it was, as bad as it hurts, I Thank God, I didn’t get what I thought that I deserved.”

Curiano.com

 

 

FYI December 5, 2016

NATIONAL SACHER TORTE DAY

chocolatecake

 

BATHTUB PARTY DAY

 

INTERNATIONAL NINJA DAY

 

 

 

907 Updates December 5, 2016

Alex DeMarban: Governor feuds with ExxonMobil as state moves to take over LNG project

 

Chris Klint: Famed Alaska artist Byron Birdsall dead at 78

 

 

Jeannette Falsey: When oil companies move employees out of state, who sells the houses left behind?

 

 

 

Have you worked on a commercial fishing boat?
Hal Bernton, The Seattle Times: Hearings in Seattle may shed light on sinking of trawler in Bering Sea

 

Libby Bakalar, Geoff Kirsch: Kicked in the nuptials: Advice for an Alaska marriage

 

 

Shorpy December 5, 2016

July 1943. Greenville, South Carolina. "Air Service Command. Enlisted man of the 25th Service Group relaxing in his hutment." Medium-format negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information.

July 1943. Greenville, South Carolina. “Air Service Command. Enlisted man of the 25th Service Group relaxing in his hutment.” Medium-format negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information.