July 18, 2014 · 6:00 am
There is nothing I love more than dogs and cop shows. Or in this instance, Police Reporter!, which was a weekly series that ran in the Chicago Herald-American starting in 1942. It featured detective-like reporters who were instrumental in solving high-profile crime cases. The feature ran Sundays for two years and included photo re-enactments of the famous crimes. Thanks, Chicago Tribune, for always sharing these these old photos from your archives. And thanks to my uncle for sending them my way!
(Photo from the Chicago Tribune)
July 11, 2014 · 6:00 am
Because it’s the “Chihuahua Cha-Cha” and what is better than that? Also this: the appearance standards set forth for the Chihuahua by the American Kennel Club are listed as “Graceful, alert, with saucy expression.” I’d say that about sums up my pups. To a T.
(Photo from LIFE.)
July 9, 2014 · 5:00 am
Two weeks ago Josh and I headed off to Phoenix for a wedding. The weather was HOT, the views were pretty dang cool and the wedding was lovely.
We spent our time hiking, lounging by the pool and celebrating friends. We stayed at the Royal Palms Resort, which we can’t recommend enough. I don’t think we would have stayed someplace so nice if it weren’t for such a special occasion (and hence the wedding discount), but the grounds were gorgeous.
We had a view of Camelback Mountain everywhere we went, there was desert wildlife right outside our door and a grove of orange trees.
PS: our trip to Phoenix two years ago.
July 6, 2014 · 12:50 pm
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July 4, 2014 · 7:00 am
The most awesome black and white photos I’ve come across, these rare photos show a different side of some pretty famous people, and as the site says: they “capture the essence of eras that have come and gone.” Which, if you think about it, is the best part about black and white photos.
PS: Happy Fourth of July!
(Photos from Distractify, originally seen on Cupcakes and Cashmere)