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Here’s to Dad on Fathers Day

Revisiting this post and adding some more photos.Happy Father's Day to all the great dads out there.As many of you know, this blog and my vintage shop are dedicated to my maternal grandmother, Ora Madge Beals Meredith.  But today I am giving a shout out to my wonderful dad – Jim Hill whom I lost in ...

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national Hat Day
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Happy Hat Day from Madge

Happy Hat Day from MadgeHappy Hat DayWell, the festivities are over and the National Hat Day decorations are finally put away for another year. One of Madge's favorite parts of this annual tradition is fellow hatters who post their photos from the day on her Facebook page.   Here's some of her Happy...

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hot rod lincoln
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Hot Rod Lincoln

In Madge's research for the Edsel Ford article she found some amazing vintage advertisements for Lincoln Continental.  Since my dad was a car salesman for Lincoln in the 1960s and 70s, this brand has a special place in my heart.


Madge really wants one of this 1960s b...

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