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Fun Finds At The Antique Store

There’s no shortage of interesting things at the local antique store. I found a colorful cat and kitten tea set, a frisky fox made out of wood, a caterpillar dog, an Erector set, and a Timekube; just to name a few. Believe it or not, my mom thinks she has that cat and kitten set. So someday […]

Valleyfair Construction 1974

Back in 1974 there wasn’t much to Valleyfair. In fact, two local businessmen were just starting to build it. When Valleyfair opened in 1976, it had 20 attractions that included the Antique Cars, Bumper Cars, Ferris Wheel, High Roller roller coaster, Scrambler, SuperCat, and Wheel of Fortune. Amazingly enough, most of those are still there today!

Nerd Memories – Zip Disks

When I was in college we had Iomega Zip and Jazz disks! I still have some around here with files on them. I keep thinking that someday I’ll get those files off them. However, that someday will never come. image via

Flashback. WordPress Circa 2005.

Remember 2005? Sin City was big at the box office, Hollaback Girl was on the radio, and WordPress was at version 1.5. Lets take a look back and see how amazing WordPress was back then. Keep in mind their site was run off the latest and greatest version of WordPress at that time.

90s Modem Sound

The internet must have been down this morning at work as I overheard this. Sadly, they had to dial in twice as the first time didn’t take.