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I love Mexican food, so I think that was the appeal for this collection. Nothing to specific – just lots of different items with a Mexican theme. If you’re wanting to collect Mexicana, dishes, bowls and cups with the Homer Laughlin Mexicana pattern are a good start. A little easier to find is the HomerContinue reading
I found these old photos my Father took of the Atomic Subs. Atomic Subs was a chain of sandwich shops started in Lawrence, MA in the early ’60s by a entrepreneur named Bill Littlewood. Although this is a New England story it really is a story about the American entrepreneurial spirit. While all of theContinue reading
Before getting into the business of restoring old soda machines, I was in the T-shirt business for many years. A couple of friends and I started printing shirts in 1977 on my best friend’s parents’ porch. Although we would print anything to make a buck we really loved printing shirts of our favorite rock bands.Continue reading
Growing up in an Italian family meant home cooked dinners on the table every night. Mom would spend most of the afternoon in the kitchen preparing great dishes. Meatballs, sauce and made from scratch raviolis. No jars of sauce graced those cabinets. I was fortunate enough to have 2 very close friends growing up. OneContinue reading
I know this is more of a New England topic but I found these old pictures of “The Center” in Salisbury Beach and could not resist. My Father took these probably in the 1950s. The Center at Salisbury Beach in Salisbury MA was the place to be. Me and my friends spent many a weekend down the beach.Continue reading