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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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REMEMBERING THE DAYS GONE BY

Days gone by. It’s strange how the generations reference that. My daughter refers to days gone by as the 80’s. To her, that’s history. She can’t imagine a world without all the electronics and conveniences that we have. My father and uncle grew up in Toronto with an ice box and coal delivery to their […]

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