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Spoolies made tight little curls, a lot softer than rollers to sleep on,, but you better be ready for some curls...

My Mom would wash our hair and curl the ends with these curlers. They looked like little spaceships and would leave a nice indentation on my face when I woke up in the morning.

Often seen on baby nursery furniture

Kitschy Meyercord bunnies with bluebirds Furniture decals These were on my baby bed.

Schoolhouse Rock... I'm just a bill.  Yes, I'm only a bill.  And I'm sitting here on Capitol Hill.  Well, it's a long, long journey  To the capital city.  It's a long, long wait  While I'm sitting in committee,  But I know I'll be a law someday  At least I hope and pray that I will,  But today I am still just a bill.

School House Rock How a Bill becomes a Law cartoon. Though I saw this several dozens of times as a wee lassie, I never learned a thing! Because I never listened. Because I thought it was complicated and boring.


Mood ring color meanings give you a clue about mood a person who wearing mood ring. Know your mood type easily from attached mood ring color chart.

Las tumbas de una mujer católica y su marido protestante separadas por una pared, Holanda, 1888  Foto: retronaut.com

Graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, who were not allowed to be buried together. Roermond, NL, 1888 Kind of pathetic and sweet. They should have purchased grave lots at a municipal cemetery.

Scientist. Rita Levi Montalcini. Premio Nobel de medicina.

About this amazing woman: Rita Levi-Montalcini. Nobel prizewinning Jewish scientist who carried out her cell growth research while hiding from the fascists during the second world war.

Most kitchens had a match holder/dispenser! Most gas stoves did not have a pilot-light; so a match was needed to "light" the cook stove and space heater. Matches were also used as deodorizes in the bathroom!

Vintage matchbox holder/ We always had one of these by our cook stove as a girl. Because if the stove was to light, we had to strike a match first/

Tudor Burial Sites | Jane was the third wife of Henry VIII and mother of Edward VI. Jane Seymour died at Hampton Court Palce on 24 October 1537, shortly after the birth of the future Edward VI, due to childbirth complications. Her remains were taken to Windsor and buried at St. George’s Chapel.  Henry VIII is laid to rest here as well.

George's Chapel, Windsor Castle The burial site of King Henry VIII. The black slab in the isle is the tomb marker of his vault, shared with Jane Seymour,-- I need to gooo and have a Tudor Tour :)

I loved hanging clothes out to dry they smelled so fresh and clean. I loved sleeping on air dryed sheets.

Made out of yarn and a small ball... maybe my cats will like this lol

Yarn Octopus

yarn octopus, this looks so familiar. I can even remember the texture of the acrylic yarn. And the styrofoam head of the octopus

Pocket Mirror with Rubber Case....Pretty sure my best friend still has one in her purse

Pocket Mirror with Rubber Case.Pretty sure my best friend still has one in her purse

In April 1909, Admiral Robert Peary and his team (pictured here), including Inuits Ooqeah, Ooatah, Egingwah, and Seeglo and fellow American Matthew Henson, became the first explorers to reach what they believed to be the North Pole. Later studies found that Peary was actually 30 to 60 miles (50 to 100 kilometers) short of the Pole.

sovietpropaganda: “ First Photo of the North Pole “ In April Admiral Robert Peary and his team (pictured here), including Inuits Ooqeah, Ooatah, Egingwah, and Seeglo and fellow American Matthew.