Daily Archives: Nov 14, 2012

Sunshine Girls of Washington, D.C.

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Here’s a great “beach babes” photo from 1923. A little background on this group of women. This is an article published in the Washington Post on March 4th, 1923. Whatever else you may remember or forget after seeing that phantasmagoria …

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Jim Henson and the Birth of the Muppets

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Some of you may know this, but for those that don’t, it’s probably surprising. Kermit and Miss Piggy’s creator, Jim Henson, was raised here in the D.C. area. Henson’s father was an employee at the Department of Agriculture and moved …

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