Ukulele was all the rage on the mainland United States in the late 1910s and early 1920s. George E. K. Awai and his Royal Hawaiian Quartet popularized the small, guitar-like instrument when they performed at the Panama Pacific International Exposition at San Francisco in 1915.
During the ukulele craze, ukulele advertisements appeared in U.S. mainland newspapers.
I consider myself to be a skilled parallel parker, mostly because I spent my younger years driving my mom’s 1975 Oldsmobile Delta 88 land yacht. I’m not sure if I follow the steps laid out in this video by Jalopnik’s Andrew Collins but his does seem like a technically sound approach that’s infinitely better than […]
This Anker PowerCore Slim 10000 portable charger can be recharged with a USB-C or Micro USB cable. I have a number of Anker products and they work really well. If you use code ANKER299 at Amazon checkout, you can get this at a great discount.
In 1983, Cyndi Lauper transformed Robert Hazard’s “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” into a new wave pop anthem that Gillian G. Gaar described as a “strong feminist statement”, an “anthem of female solidarity,” and a “playful romp celebrating female camaraderie” in her book She’s a Rebel: The History of Women in Rock & Roll […]
In our modern world, our usual first approach to combating an oncoming cold is to medicate it into oblivion. Sometimes, that carpet bombing pharmaceutical attack plan can knock out the congestion and discomfort of an illness before it settles in. But there’s always something to be said for trying to put down the effects of […]
Whether you’re managing a political campaign or building a client base, there comes a time when you stop seeing people and start seeing numbers. This doesn’t happen suddenly. You shake hands, make calls, and build relationships. And then those relationships disappear into a database of donors or customers as your organization grows. People get brought […]
Learning to ride a bike is one of those quintessential childhood experiences that’s as rewarding as it is scary. Prep your precious babe for success by starting them early with the world’s lightest balance bike, the Brilrider FLIGHT. For the uninitiated, balance bikes are no-pedal bicycles that propel forward by pushing off the ground with […]