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The Temple of the Neon Sombrero

My husband has a childhood memory of riding past a series of the last remaining Burma Shave “jingle” signs, commercial icons which dotted the American landscape in the early to mid twentieth century. (See http://burma-shave.org/jingles/) At a time when traffic was...

Iowa to Close Rest Areas

“As Iowa goes, so goes the nation”, is the old political saying about the Hawkeye state. However, drivers headed for the 2016 caucus might be well advised to “go” before they get to Iowa. The Des Moines Register reports that the Iowa Department of Transportation plans...