First Love

“In the spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.” I do not wish to argue with Tennyson,  but for me my first true experience with that delightful, terrible emotion called love came in the autumn, and there was nothing light about it.   My first love is hard to describe, but […]

Soda Fountains

How many of you remember drug store soda fountains? The term soda fountain was originally used to mean a device that dispenses carbonated soft drinks.  The device combines flavored syrup or syrup concentrate and carbon dioxide with chilled and purified water to make soft drinks. Later the term was applied to small lunch counters where […]