Where the boys are

March 31, 2016
It was 1960 when Connie Francis was signed for the film, Where the Boys Are, a movie that marked the end of the innocence of youth, 1950s style. The plaintive...

How to entertain 1950s-style

August 28, 2015
My mother was a housewife. The home was her domain for better or worse and by today's standards, she probably fell short. But as a young married woman, she was quite...

Now retro, then, all the rage

June 9, 2015
  Growing up, did your kitchen look like this? Mine didn't. but I love it, all of it: the color scheme, the appliances and the retro 1950s vibe. I once did a...

Ironing: the way it was

December 29, 2014
Walking Riley gives M. and me time to talk about so many things, and one topic that came up recently was this: do you remember it? If you're a Boomer, you do. Our...

Bettie Page: an American original

January 15, 2014
This post has an adult theme. If this offends you, please do not go further.         Back in the day, pin-up girl Bettie Page became famous for...

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