Category Archives: Historical

Holiday Advice for the Seasonally Addled

Hi there, guys and dolls! Hope your seasonal plans are going along just spiffily. I’ve got letters from a couple of women who could use a little help making their Christmases a little brighter. Let’s get right to free advice … Continue reading

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How About a Little Variety with your Christmas Movies?

Hi there, guys and dolls! And poof, Thursday’s here. Just in time for my Raves n Faves for the weekend. This week, I’ve got some movies to add to your holiday viewing. Now we all love A Miracle on 34th … Continue reading

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Ready, Set, Office Party!

Hi there, guys and dolls! I wonder if your workday Wednesday will be as fun as mine. You see, we’ll be having the office Christmas party and even though the event isn’t supposed to kick off til quitting time, I’ll … Continue reading

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Oh Where, Oh Where, Should the Mistletoe Go?

Hi there, guys and dolls! Just get through one holiday and onto the next. I will admit, I love Christmas and parties, therefore I love Christmas parties. And mistletoe, I like mistletoe. So it should come as no surprise to … Continue reading

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Girdle Overload!

Hi there, guys and dolls! I’m telling you, I’m as stuffed as last week’s turkey. Oh, the heartbreak! There I was, trying to get into last week’s dress with this week’s figure. Lo and behold, the danged thing must have … Continue reading

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Getting Away with it After All

Hi there, guys and dolls! If you are in the U S of A, I’m sure your plans all now revolve around turkey, football games and avoiding awkward family questions. In other words, Thanksgiving. Well, yours truly, too. So much … Continue reading

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Howdy, Pilgrim

Hi there, guys and dolls! Looking forward to your holiday break? Well, who isn’t? I, for one, am thrilled to be getting away from the neighbors. Don’t get me wrong, I love people (okay, to be honest I love to … Continue reading

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Entertainment for Busy Hands

Hi there, guys and dolls! Welcome to Thursday. Bet you never thought it would get here, did you? And do I have some great Raves n Faves for your listening pleasure. I love radio plays, and isn’t BBC a wonderful … Continue reading

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Autumn, the Burning, Yearning Season

Hi there, guys and dolls! Ah, autumn – little crispness in the air, the splendor of nature’s glory in the changing of the leaves. The pain in the you know what as they fall and clutter up the yard…sigh. And … Continue reading

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Don’t You Just Love Lucy?

Hi there, guys and dolls! Raves n Faves Thursday is here, the day for me to gab about some of my favorite things. I love to laugh and I love television. I walk up to the set, turn it on, … Continue reading

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