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Bronze Fonz: All-Natural

Wednesday, March 16th, 2022

The movement to rid our home products and snacks of additives and dyes now has a similar statuesque champion: “The Bronz Fonz” in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

R.I.P. Anne D. Bernstein — Artist and Writer

Wednesday, February 9th, 2022

We were terribly saddened to lose a member of our creative family yesterday — Anne D. Bernstein — after a lengthy illness.

Reptile Gardens’ Bewitched Village and Bird Brain

Sunday, May 30th, 2021

From 1965 to 2005 Reptile Gardens in Rapid City, South Dakota, was a showplace for performing animals.

Maxie: A Goose Built For A Gander

Sunday, April 11th, 2021

Debbie Jackson and Denise Cummings drove to Sumner, Missouri, to see Maxie, the World’s Largest Goose, built in 1974 by their father.

In Pursuit of Prehistoric Photo Ops

Monday, March 29th, 2021

Admit it. If you could travel back in time, just once, it wouldn’t be to kill baby Hitler or buy Apple stock. It would be to ride a dinosaur. Selfie that thunderlizard!

Sad Solo Shrines: Desirable Distancing Destinations?

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021

Americans hear the latest bell chime that marks the end of certain pandemic restrictions. They copiously salivate, imagining road trips across every quarantine zone.

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