Celebrate National Soup Month with Campbell’s Soup

By MGHL Staff on January 30, 2014

January is National Soup Month.  Let’s celebrate with some Campbell’s Soup. by Grace Drayon, from American Magazine, December 1923 The Campbell’s Soup Company was founded in 1869 (under a different name, the Joseph A. Campbell Preserve Company) and was originally focused on cann...

Celebrate “Answer Your Cat’s Question Day”

By MGHL Staff on January 22, 2014

Today is Answer Your Cat’s Question Day.  We suggest you start preparing your research, since you never know what question your cat may ask. by Stanley M. Arthurs, unknown publication and date Of course, the key to successfully celebrating this special day is to figure out exactly what ques...

Tips for Eating Healthy

By MGHL Staff on January 15, 2014

A very popular New Year’s resolution is to eat healthier and to lose some weight. by Neysa McMein, McCall’s, October 1929 Self-help books are very useful.  Make sure to find a quiet place to read without any distractions. by Norman Rockwell, Saturday Evening Post, January 3, 1953 Look...

Happy Birthday John Held Jr.

By MGHL Staff on January 9, 2014

Illustrator and cartoonist John Held, Jr. (1889 – 1958) would have been 125 years old this week. The Girl Who Went For A Ride In A Balloon, Life, January 14, 1926 Held’s artwork helped to define the Roaring Twenties era of the short-haired, bead-twirling, fun-loving flapper.  His flapper il...

Side Effects of Downton Abbey Obsession

By MGHL Staff on January 2, 2014

As every Downton Abbey fan knows, season 4 begins shortly.  In one’s eagerness for the new season to begin, some strange side effects may start occurring.  Be aware that images unrelated to the show once seen will suddenly take on new meanings.  You’ve been warned… Take for inst...