Small House of Everything

Small House of Everything

Thursday, March 26, 2020


Today is my fiftieth anniversary.  Troths were pledged between Kitty and myself on March 26, 1970 and every day thereafter I have been the better for it.

Here's someone else who once had a fiftieth anniversary, albeit many years after he died.  Western star Tom Mix agreed to have a radio show based on him with another actor (Artell Dickson, to begin with) playing his part.  The show aired in 1933.  Mix himself died in 1940.  In mid-1943 with the advent of Daylight Savings Time,  sponsor Ralston cereal pulled the plug on the show.  Mistake.  In June of 1944, the show returned and stayed on the airwaves until 1950.

In 1983, it was the fiftieth anniversary of the show, so this happened:

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