This is Betty.   This is her ironing board.
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This is Betty. This is her ironing board.
karl e. She's ipeccable.
My Mom and her Dad, Christmas (circa 1959)
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My Mom and her Dad, Christmas (circa 1959)
My family at Christmas (I'm taking the picture); circa 1973
My family at Christmas (I'm taking the picture); circa 1973
Thanksgiving -- 1966 - our old house on Glenwood, Waukegan, Il.
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Thanksgiving -- 1966 - our old house on Glenwood, Waukegan, Il.
Actually I wasn't yet alve -- this was at my grandparents house, Christmas circa 1959
Actually I wasn't yet alve -- this was at my grandparents house, Christmas circa 1959
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This was on Glenwood Avenue, Waukegan, Illinois, Thanksgiving 1966
This was on Glenwood Avenue, Waukegan, Illinois, Thanksgiving 1966
Actually, I guess, you're supposed to try this at home - but be careful.  They talk about mixing chlorox with comet and thngs like that -- BBQ sauce and jello seems as toxic.  But for those willing to gamble, the recipe's in our inaugural issue.
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Actually, I guess, you're supposed to try this at home - but be careful. They talk about mixing chlorox with comet and thngs like that -- BBQ sauce and jello seems as toxic. But for those willing to gamble, the recipe's in our inaugural issue.
Another Jello Delight.    I just thought of something - I haven't seen a Bill Cosby jello ad for about -- 20 years.  I forgot to notice until now.  I'm not sure why that matters but here's another featured jello dessert from our inaugural issue.
Another Jello Delight. I just thought of something - I haven't seen a Bill Cosby jello ad for about -- 20 years. I forgot to notice until now. I'm not sure why that matters but here's another featured jello dessert from our inaugural issue.
Never had it -- I'm just waiting to see it on somebody's retro Christmas buffet.
Never had it -- I'm just waiting to see it on somebody's retro Christmas buffet.
Reposted by karl e. onto Yummy BBQ Jello
Ok, so I was only 4-years old.  But Julie Newmar as Catwoman set a high bar for my kindergarten classmates.   I actually met in person years later, Lee Meriwether (also in Barnaby Jones) in the Bahamas.  I don't know if she played Catwoman before or after Julie Newmar.  Anyone know?
Ok, so I was only 4-years old. But Julie Newmar as Catwoman set a high bar for my kindergarten classmates. I actually met in person years later, Lee Meriwether (also in Barnaby Jones) in the Bahamas. I don't know if she played Catwoman before or after Julie Newmar. Anyone know?
Twiggy.    She played a huge role in women's fashion in the 60s - again, I was in early grade school years but I remember alot of focus on Twiggy.   Pre-fininist movement (correct me if I'm wrong).
Twiggy. She played a huge role in women's fashion in the 60s - again, I was in early grade school years but I remember alot of focus on Twiggy. Pre-fininist movement (correct me if I'm wrong).
I was only 7 and my parents wouldn't let me go to Woodstock.  But this is what I remember in my mind as I sometimes believe I made it there, anyway.
I was only 7 and my parents wouldn't let me go to Woodstock. But this is what I remember in my mind as I sometimes believe I made it there, anyway.
Wallpaper?  Upholstery?  I think this was on both in our house and in many different places.  Floral fabrics ruled in the 60s and early 70s, no doubt.
Wallpaper? Upholstery? I think this was on both in our house and in many different places. Floral fabrics ruled in the 60s and early 70s, no doubt.
Posted by karl e. onto My retro house
My dad & me pushing off from our pier in St. Germain.  The boat was wood and the lifejacket around my head might have saved my life but was more like a straight jacket when worn
My dad & me pushing off from our pier in St. Germain. The boat was wood and the lifejacket around my head might have saved my life but was more like a straight jacket when worn
Winter on Glenwood Avenue, Waukegan, c1964 - snowman with "Dobie"
Winter on Glenwood Avenue, Waukegan, c1964 - snowman with "Dobie"
My first beach party.   Bill, me, and John in the deep end of the 2-foot pool that we couldn't have drown in if we tried.
My first beach party. Bill, me, and John in the deep end of the 2-foot pool that we couldn't have drown in if we tried.
My parents at Sturtevant or Wilmot "Mountain" in the midwest (I wasn't alive so I don't know much more about what else was going on).
My parents at Sturtevant or Wilmot "Mountain" in the midwest (I wasn't alive so I don't know much more about what else was going on).
Genesee Theater, Waukegan, Illinois.   It never looked like this in the 60s.  But layers and layers of popcorn grease were no doubt removed in the restoration of this masterpiece.  I saw Jaws, Papillon, Planet of the Apes, Sound of Music, Oliver, and a whole bunch other movies there.
Genesee Theater, Waukegan, Illinois. It never looked like this in the 60s. But layers and layers of popcorn grease were no doubt removed in the restoration of this masterpiece. I saw Jaws, Papillon, Planet of the Apes, Sound of Music, Oliver, and a whole bunch other movies there.
Posted by karl e. onto My Retro Life
Catnip + Catfood = $1 Million Idea.   I came up with the idea but never blended Fancy Feast with catnip to see what would happen.  Anyone try this?   Is it as bad an idea as the  "jump to conclusions" mat?
Catnip + Catfood = $1 Million Idea. I came up with the idea but never blended Fancy Feast with catnip to see what would happen. Anyone try this? Is it as bad an idea as the "jump to conclusions" mat?
My Dad and someone he knew back in 1965.  A great ad for Schlitz, maybe.
My Dad and someone he knew back in 1965. A great ad for Schlitz, maybe.
Trunk or Treat 2013 - Reunion Park.  Kathy McIntyre with Yippee 'Kai' Yeah
Trunk or Treat 2013 - Reunion Park. Kathy McIntyre with Yippee 'Kai' Yeah
Deb Palizzi with her two mule team cart.  July, 2013.
Deb Palizzi with her two mule team cart. July, 2013.
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A scene from the CCP June 8 Denver-Auraria Career Fair.
A scene from the CCP June 8 Denver-Auraria Career Fair.
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A scene from the CCP June 8 Denver-Auraria Career Fair.
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A scene from the CCP June 8 Denver-Auraria Career Fair.
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karl e. The City of Denver's table was busy!
The CCP Fall 2015 Career Fairs include:  September 29 (Greeley) and October 19 (Denver-Auraria).  Join us!  p. (303) 287-6064
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The CCP Fall 2015 Career Fairs include: September 29 (Greeley) and October 19 (Denver-Auraria). Join us! p. (303) 287-6064
Posted by karl e. onto CCP
karl e. For further information go to: http://www.gatewaynews.org/ccp/events
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