Artifacts and souvenirs from the two world’s fairs held in Queens are rotated out in Behind the Curtain: Collecting the New York Fairs. Highlights include the guest book from the British Pavilion with the signatures of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth from the 1939-40 fair and Mold-a-rama machines that produced plastic vacuum-formed Unispheres from…
September farm fun.
Source: Queens County Farm Museum
Don’t miss this traditional county fair with blue ribbon competitions in livestock, produce, home crafts, arts & crafts, and more. The fair features pie eating- and corn husking-contests, pig races, hayrides, carnival rides, midway games, and kids’ entertainment by jugglers, magicians, and acrobats! Dance the day away at the Bavarian Garden with an Irish band…
David Harris, Poet
Continue reading “” Street signs were invented I believe to confuse drivers of which way to go. When they were originally put up they pointed in the right direction, then some jolly jokers turned them all around when no one was looking so they could have a laugh at us drivers driving around and around in ever decreasing circles.””
It’s the little things that matter most. We’ve heard people say that time & time again, and I think it’s true. Doing something simple like just saying, "Thank you" to someone could make all the difference in their day.
These famous folks clearly understood that, and didn’t forget "the magic words". Which was your favorite?
I might not be as fancy as all that, but I want to say THANK YOU to you. For all you do.
Acts of kindness and gerousity are contagious, and with a little practice anyone can join the fun… Best wishes for the Holiday Season.
– Kenneth D Southworth