lady bird special menu

I’ll Have The L. B. Jello Please

From Our Presidents: Lunch Break: Menu from Lady Bird Johnson’s Whistle Stop Train Campaign My favorite part of this is how the menu misspells that east Texas river to align with the way Lyndon always mispronounced it. Lady Bird’s 1964 whistle-stop tour: “She often used southern cuisine to win people’s affection, serving state specialties and distributing…

Golden Autumn china - "for your Thanksgiving table!"

Two Words. Then Another Two Words. And So On.

Two words: creek project. Another two words: flooded basement. Two words for the organizers of the creek project: ________ ____. Any way, 27 years worth of subterranean hoarding is now soaking wet so the two vibrant and sturdy homeowners* whose children have moved too far away to be of any help are bringing wet crap…

Old And New

The two eggs with the darkest backgrounds were a wedding present from my uncle the priest. He gave us three actually but don’t get me started. The other four are modern creations done by my BFF by marriage. That is to say the person who married my BFF. It’s hard to pick a favorite. But…

Buy 12, Get 40% Off

My foray into the wilds Jackson NJ to find the Corningware Outlet Store so I could buy a reasonably priced oval casserole dish was most successful. While I was there, I was on a mission from a  friend to reconnoiter square white dinnerware. I found plenty, including this fascinating thing: This picture does not show…

Lazy Susan

Don’t get me wrong – it’s not like I don’t have anything to do. It’s that I don’t have anything better to do than moon over dishes on the internet. Inside, I could be sorting through the piles of clothing that I don’t wear anymore and bagging up various garments for removal from the premises.…