Monthly Archives: August 2013

What’s a Hand Cooler?

Way back in the 1800s, long before they had air conditioning, they had hand coolers.    Wikipedia explains why: “Small, cooled, egg-shaped items originally made of porcelain, marble, glass or crystal and just slightly smaller than an actual egg would be … Continue reading

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Are You Sure McDonald’s Started This Way?

I once played golf with a guy who had moved to Chicago from Montreal.  When I asked him why he came here he said, “I wanted to open a hamburger stand and I figured that Ray Kroc started out here … Continue reading

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