When Cigarette Smoke Knew Its Place


There was a time in America, when nearly everyone smoked.  It was sexy, glamorous, and even macho.  Cigarettes were everywhere, even cartoon characters like “The Flintstones” sold Cigarettes and you could smoke everywhere. In the 60’s  the US Surgeon General placed a health warning on every pack of cigarettes.  Slowly, smoking wasn’t sexy or glamorousContinue reading “When Cigarette Smoke Knew Its Place”

Throwback Thursday: Grandma goes to jail for slapping fowl mouth Grandaughter


This story dates back to 2010.  Teresa Collier’s grandaugter had some anger issues.    Issues that got her kicked out of Catholic School after telling one of the nuns to fuck off.. Month later the grandaughter went off again, this time in her home,  telling everyone in the house to fuck off.    Losing it,Continue reading “Throwback Thursday: Grandma goes to jail for slapping fowl mouth Grandaughter”

The narrow band of AM radio


Before streaming, before DVD’s, CD”s, cassettes and Stereophonic sound there was AM radio. Every home had an AM radio. AM is where you heard preaching on Sunday. a place where you listened to sports, and every form of music from Classical to country was available on the AM dial. At 10 years old, I becameContinue reading “The narrow band of AM radio”

Normal? The Ricki Lake Show


                   For eleven years we waited for the door bell.  The door bell was an indication someone was about the get busted.   The Ricki Lake Show came on during the early nineties when talk shows were in vogue.  Everyone wanting to be the next Donahue or Oprah.Continue reading “Normal? The Ricki Lake Show”

Throwback Thursday 2016: 20 things no man over the age of 40 should ever wear


This 2016, article pissed off a LOT of MEN.  Three years have gone by, are you still THAT fashionista from 2016?     From/UK Telegraph It’s always difficult to know what’s acceptable to wear once you hit middle age, but a survey of 2,000 men has resulted in a definitive list of clothing to giveContinue reading “Throwback Thursday 2016: 20 things no man over the age of 40 should ever wear”

Janice stole my look


There is something about a bright shiny look.  Sequins, silk, lame. Worn properly its fantastic, improperly in tube top or casually applied to clothing is often beyond scary. I was always a big boi.  I was big baby, I came into the world weighing 137 pounds 4 ounces with size 10 feet.  My mother  screamedContinue reading “Janice stole my look”

Throwback Thursday: Dating, who picks up the check?


The debate continues to rage on … Who picks up the check….. Is it the man? Is it the person who originates the date? Does it look bad for a woman to pick the check? Is it less romantic to split the bill? Where do you stand? Click on the Link Below to see fullContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: Dating, who picks up the check?”

921 11th Street


Every day thousands past this ornate building on J Street This Temple, was the tallest building in Sacramento when it opened in 1926 $1,500 million  Is what it cost to build and furnish the Elks Temple   Grand The Elks Temple was a showplace for Sacramento. It contained  100 hotel rooms. The city’s first rooftopContinue reading “921 11th Street”