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.… Continue Reading “The 70th Anniversary of D-Day – a powerful monologue”

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… Continue Reading “Guess who got another antique radio?”

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.… Continue Reading “New address for this blog!”

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… Continue Reading “I can’t stop messing with my dining room…”

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… Continue Reading “A sucker for vintage advertising”