Nostalgia Blog Newsletter

  • National Park Service - What About the Water?

    The National Park Service (NPS) offers a wide variety of water recreational activities including paddling, boating, swimming and fishing. Check the links for more information.
  • Readin' and Writin' and 'Rithmetic . . . and So Much More

    As I mentioned in an earlier blog some of my most vivid memories of “back-to-school” season was Friday night high school games with my dad.
  • National Park Service August Fee Free Days - Part 5

    In Part 5 of our August Fee Free Days in the National Park Service we discuss 2 more Parks with many great activities for outdoor adventurers.
  • National Parks Fee Free Days in August - Part 4

    Part 4 of our series about the 2 days in August on which the National Park Service will waive the entrance fees in celebration of important anniversaries relevant to the NPS.
  • Christmas in July

    There are many reasons to Christmas shop in July. We offer some and we also showcase our special Christmas in July collection.
  • National Parks Fee Free Days in August - Part 3

  • National Parks Fee Free Days in August - Part 2

    We offer some suggestions for some of the lesser-known National Parks that you might consider to avoid the crowds.
  • National Parks Fee Free Days in August - Part 1

    The National Park Service will waive entrance fees on 2 days in August.
  • Readin' and Writin' and 'Rithmetic

    School days, good old golden school days - I wax nostalgic.
  • Those Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer

    Waxing nostalgic about the magic of summertime and counting the days .....

    Is your watch smarter than you? Should it be? Smart watches are here to stay but so are mechanical and quartz watches. We discuss the pros and cons of each.


    Tensions between King George III and the American colonists about the taxes of imported goods increased steadily in the 10 years before the Declaration of Independence.