Letter, dated June 20th, 1989:

Dear Jimmy,

I received an ad for this and decided to get it for you because I remembered that you wanted to find out about it. It may be more basic physics than you're interested in; I'll be glad to discuss any part of it with you if you have questions.

Best regards,

Found in "Comet" by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan. Published by Random House, 1985.

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Are some of my cultural friends charlatans?

Sometimes I wonder if I am, a charlatan, I mean.

from (?)
Nov. 8, 1987

Found in "Architecture: The Natural and the Manmade" by Vincent Scully. Published by St. Martin's Press, 1991.

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Giveaway winner

This week's winner was Elizabeth Czapski, who entered on Facebook.

Thanks to all who entered, see you here next week.

Friday Giveaway: 14 Vintage Classics - contest closed

Contest now closed. Winner will be announced shortly.

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No Runs, No Hits, No Errors

1988 Donruss Bret Saberhagen baseball card.

Found in "1960: The Last Pure Season" by Kerry Keene. Published by Sports Publishing, Inc., 2000.

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Rhubarb Cobbler

Recipe for rhubarb cobbler:

1 C Sugar
1 C Flour
2 T Shortening
2 tsp. Bkg. Powder
3/4 Milk

Mix and then add 2 or 3 cups rhubarb.

Boil a cup of water with a cup of sugar and pour over all. Bake at 400 degrees 35 minutes.

9 x 13 pan or smaller

Found in "How To Make Old-Time Ship Models" by Miles O'Brien. Just kidding, it's Edward Hobbs. Published by Brown & Son, 1962.

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Photograph. Reverse side has "July 1940" written in ink.

Found in "In Search of America" by Lucy Lockwood Hazard. Published by Crowell, 1930.

Here's a large cleaned-up version of the photo:

The book had a nice gift inscription as well:

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Giveaway Winner

This week's winner is Diane Baum, who entered right here.

Diane, I will email you in a moment.

Thanks to all who entered, see you here next week.
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