International Steampunk Day!

            What is Steampunk?, you say.  To me, it’s a cross between Jules Verne fiction and Victorian era style.   Mix a few watch parts with fashion and voila!  Steampunk!  Now that’s making it sound very simplistic, when in fact it’s pretty sophisticated.  Here’s a partial description from Wikipedia: “Steampunk is … Continued

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Marilyn Monroe’s 87th Birthday

            June 1, 2013, was the anniversary of Marilyn Monroe’s birthday. She would have been 87. She led a short but intense life.  Did you know she was only 36 when she died?  I remember the first time I realized that fact.   I had already passed that number in my … Continued