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Polio patients in iron lungs in 1952. (Nostalgia doesn't always mean 'good' ... but what IS good is that I never got polio ... and that the polio vaccine was created. Millions upon millions of people have had it ... polio is not the scary thing it was when I was a child. Thank the Good Lord.

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Before the days of the Lottery....The Pools, I remember my dad in the other room while we all had to be very quiet or else ha ha

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What America Looked Like: Polio Children Paralyzed in Iron Lungs

1955 - Atlantic Magazine - What America Looked Like: Polio Children Paralyzed in Iron Lungs

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Shirt

Shirt, England, 1540-1549 (Victoria and Albert Museum). Splendid blackwork on the collar and cuffs.

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Iron lungs sit unused in an abandoned state hospital somewhere in the US. There are a handful of people left in the US who these machines, and now no company will provide parts or service for them. Yet these sit here, and probably still work. http://www.pprg.org/index.php?option=com_content=article=76%3Airon-lung-crisis=35%3Aresource-articles=58

this fellow uses chic methods and combines the styles of many to achieve his non minimalist adornment..

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Classic sourdough

Classic sourdough from Paul Hollywood's Bread. Want to try this using my rye starter by refreshing it with wheat flour (using Andrew Whitely's method). Need to get 100% rehydration....

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