Sunday, June 30, 2013
Did you know I also love transoms? Here's a great old-technology-meets-new-technology picture of a Pettis County Courthouse transom- in use! But the flatscreen tv was turned off.
The Pettis County courthouse is one of the most nicely restored courthouses in the state. Beautiful. But you know what? The original courthouse that burned down was a giant mansard. Click here for more information.
Sunday, June 23, 2013
I'm always driving around our fine state of Missouri for work. Name the city- I've probably been there (or pretty close) or had a roommate from there (I had roomies from Carthage, Joplin, Windsor) . Whenever I'm on road trips in Missouri I always think of this song and video by REM. Missouri has plenty of its own hay bales and peanuts and watermelon and weird motels:
Saturday, June 15, 2013
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Let's kick it back to 1983with some vintage Miss USA and Bob Barker. Back in 1983 I was 12, the same age as my oldest daughter. I look at the photo's of myself and think of how ugly my hair and clothes were. Ugh; I think I feel a little better. Check this out- if these ladies are the best styled in the USA it can be logically concluded it was a bad time for clothes and hair and everyone around me was ugly too.