Monthly Archives: December 2021
Have a safe, socially distanced, Christmas.
I got these for Christmas one year. http://www.skooldays.com/categories/toys/ty1056.htm
Clockwork toys, also called tick-tock toys, wind-up toys, and mechanical toys were once a real childhood delight and still popular today. http://theantiquesalmanac.com/ticktocktoys.htm https://www.pbs.org/video/timeless-toys-wind-toys/
Question: What is the full name of Mattel’s Barbie doll? Answer: Barbara Millicent Roberts, and her official birthday is the day she was introduced to the world at the American International Toy Fair in New York City – March 9th, 1959. https://www.britannica.com/topic/Barbie
People who write guidebooks usually know what they’re talking about, but the author of The Emigrants’ Guide to Oregon and California, didn’t. Back in the days when people were heading West in covered wagons, Lansford Hastings had only traversed part of the trail to California he touted as a shortcut through the Wasatch Mountains and […]