Music in the 50's, Today We Remember

Three Songs for Buddy Holly on The 85th Anniversary of His Birth

Personally, I don't find it makes sense to say "Happy 85th Birthday" to the eternally young man who never made it to his 23rd... So I chose this rather long and awkward title instead. But like I always say, I'm not the average fan. Buddy Holly, Waterloo, IA. Summer, 1958. Buddy Holly was certainly not… Continue reading Three Songs for Buddy Holly on The 85th Anniversary of His Birth

Life in the 1950's

Searchin’ For The 50’s: Extinct Candies of the 1950s

Welcome to “Searchin’ For The 50’s!” I was inspired to do this segment when I was reviewing some of the things people were searching for that sent them to my blog. While some of the search terms sent them to a post with the exact information they were seeking, I realized that not every search… Continue reading Searchin’ For The 50’s: Extinct Candies of the 1950s

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The Case of The Mysterious Key

Hi folks. It's been a while since I posted a mystery. The last one was way back at the beginning of the year in January, and is known as The Case of The Missing Pennant. This, however, is The Case of The Mysterious Key. And it goes something like this: My family and I moved… Continue reading The Case of The Mysterious Key

This Time It's Personal

Good Music, Bad Choices: A Pandemic in Plymouth

Warning: Personal opinions and strong language. When we got to Plymouth, it took no time at all for my Dad and his brother to plan evenings out for two musical events. A great idea, except that we're in the middle of a pandemic, and no one in Plymouth is wearing a mask. Just about no… Continue reading Good Music, Bad Choices: A Pandemic in Plymouth

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Happy Left Handers Day from Retro Dee

Hello folks it's Retro Dee and this week I'd like to wish y'all a Happy Left Handers Day. The very fact that I know when Left Handers Day is (August 13th) probably has you surmising that I am, indeed, left handed. This year Left Handers Day falls on a Friday, which makes it Friday the… Continue reading Happy Left Handers Day from Retro Dee