So Many Losses…

After my “temporary death experience” in September 2018, I realized that I’d been miserable since my idiot husband decided to commit suicide. After glimpsing heaven, I knew that I had to make some draconian changes, so I sold off everything in a big...

WLS Radio and Sears Roebuck

What is the connection between the famed Chicago radio station – WLS – and Sears Roebuck? In 1924, WLS began life as a promotional tool for Sears. In fact, WLS stands for “World’s Largest Store.” On April 9, 1924, Sears own radio station...

Who Are These Old Ham Radio Guys?

While doing some research on Norfolk’s historic architecture, my friend Bill at the Sergeant Memorial Room (Norfolk Public Library) found this old booklet (dated 1951) for me, promoting Norfolk’s public schools. One of the pictures showed three boys...