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BACK THEN

Time to take a look back at where we’ve been. It’s nice to romanticize the past but the past is like the present, some good, some bad and some frivolous. Enjoy.   Grasshoppers swarm a downtown Colorado Springs, Colorado, storefront in early summer 1937. 1936 A little girl hands a snowdrop bouquet to a police […]

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DAYS GONE BY

Just a bunch of photos from yester-years. Cheers.   A Group of Samurai in front of Egypt’s Sphinx, 1864 A Kalderari Romani man, 1865 Annie Oakley, 1922 Gold rush. A morning scene in Idaho Springs, Colorado, 1889 Sitting Bull & Buffalo Bill Wild Bill Hickcock 1880-90 Two Apache Indian women cooking pot at a campfire, […]

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LOOKING BACK

Time to take a backwards stroll through ODD. As a people, we have done amazing things and will continue to do amazing things in the future. Time to take a look back at where we came from.   1,900 year old chariot tracks in Pompeii Aida Overton Walker – First female black entertainment superstar of […]

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DAYS GONE BY

It’s time to take a look back in history. It’s kind of funny because we think that we know where we came from, but we don’t have a lot of the details. Most of us only think in the present and don’t concern ourselves too much about the past or the future. Here’s a little […]

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THE CIRCUS

When I was a kid, the circus was a huge event in my town. It was a chance to go to fantasy land and be completely mesmerized by wild animals, acts, the sideshow and the food. I have known a few circus people in the past and for the circuses that they had worked at, […]

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A FEW THINGS THAT YOU MAY NOT KNOW

It never hurts to learn a few new things. Today these things are historical, but new discoveries from the past, and new discoveries in real time, are always happening. Take a seat and learn a few new to you things. They were certainly new to me. Enjoy.   Late 14th century shaker and dice. When […]

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IN THE BAND? I AM THE BAND

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Except for maybe a few novelty acts, the one man band has disappeared. Step back in time when these musicians, using their skill and imagination, became the orchestra.¬† It’s from another era. Enjoy.   Source: Vintage Everyday

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HISTORY AT ODD

History. Did anyone ever enjoy taking history¬† at school? I did, but it sure could be boring if the teacher wasn’t very good. Sometimes it is how history is taught and the examples given are lame. Today there is a a bit of history that shows how it could be taught in a more engaging […]

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REMEMBRANCE DAY 2015

We do not forget what our soldiers have given us. Thank You for your sacrifices.    

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BURLESQUE 55 PICS – NSFW

It’s a quiet Sunday morning here in ODD. It’s time to take a step into the time of burlesque dancing and shows. In today’s world of the internet, the art of burlesque has almost been forgotten. Fortunately, that art form is making a return. There are burlesque groups putting on great shows everywhere. Take the […]

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