Tag: old time radio

The 70th Anniversary of D-Day – a powerful monologue

Bob Hope was not only an entertainer but a passionate supporter of the troops both during World War II and after.  The night of D-Day, June 6, 1944, Americans were tuned to their radios, eager for any invasion news updates that they could get….

Trying to relax

This weekend has been all about resting and letting my body recuperate from what I put it through this past week.

I’ll be the one with my head in the sand

21st century life is, at least 90% of the time anyway, absolutely overwhelming.  

A Sentimental Journey of sorts

I’ve been busy lately and have had a lot of things related to my obsession with the 1940s and World War II come up, so this is going to be a hodgepodge of an update.  

Guess who got another antique radio?

Dear eBay, f*** you.  You’re going to kill me with all your thousands of RCA Victors, Philcos, Wards Airlines, etc.  I should have never gone to that damn site and entered “antique radio” into the search bar.  Since then, I can often be found…

New address for this blog!

I’ve got a new address!  Now, when you go to gettinsentimental.wordpress.com, it will redirect you here to 14thandoak.com. So you might be asking yourself, “What the heck is 14th and Oak?” I chose this domain in honor of my beloved Fibber McGee & Molly….

I can’t stop messing with my dining room…

Ever since we got the new table and then I bought the new radios, I just keep going back into my dining room and rearranging things.  I did it again today and I think I’m finally done (for now.)  I was keeping an old…

A sucker for vintage advertising

I have a problem. I ordered an entire case of Pet Evaporated Milk.  12 12-oz. cans.  None of why I have an actual need for. Why did I do this? I blame Fibber McGee & Molly.       Sometimes, I go to Dollar…