DFHC 5/23/2011

Now Playing   Green Manalishi  The original Fleetwood Mac, lead by Peter Green, before Stevie and Lindsey changed it into a different group…

 LQQK @ †h∆†!  Rattlesnake Shake  “The Fleetwood Mac,” introduction by Hef and Barbi Benton…

Air Mail is Dead…Long Live Air Mail…

In the US, Air Mail was phased out in the early 1970s, as domestic transport of all mail by air became the norm. It is still a distinct class of service in other countries, marked by eye-catching red and blue borders. Traditionally, air mail borders were square shapes called “lozenges,” occasionally birds or airplanes.

The above examples from Ghana in the early 1960s show an unknown (to me) shape, in the colors of the national flag.

Later, changed to the more standard red and blue, and then morphed into GP, for Ghana Post…

Wicked Ballsy

A wresting family…Angelo Poffo from the 1950s and 60s (left top), and his sons Leaping Lanny Poffo (left bottom) and Randy, aka Randy “Macho Man” Savage. 

After batting .500 and .525 in his final 2 high school seasons, Randy Poffo tried a career in pro baseball, racking up uninspiring numbers, and rising no higher than Class A. I’msurprised some of the stats are missing…this wasn’t 100 years ago, for gosh sakes…

pileless plugdrivers…

Podcasts at http://stolfpod.podbean.com  and   http://thewholething.podbean.com

Other Daily blog at http://stolf.wordpress.com  (the legendary Stolf’s Blog)

More bloggage at  http://travelingcyst.blogspot.com  and  http://www.examiner.com/retro-pop-culture-in-watertown/mark-john-astolfi

Resume at http://travelingcyst.blogspot.com/p/resume.html

Audio samples coming soon…or just check the podcasts…twc-rr so still über-blows turbo…

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