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The Heart of the Carousel–Restoring its Organ

The carousel (merry-go-round) is seldom seen today, but 100 years ago they were found everywhere.  Many towns and most big cities had a municipal carousel and every carnival or fairground had one.  Many carousels were dismantled and moved frequently.  All traveling shows had to pack up the carousel and move it to the next town where it would be an attraction for thousands of people to come enjoy the fair or carnival.  The original carousels were quite fancy and were really over the top in decoration and color, mirrors and electric lights even before electricity became common.

1909 Carousel

A Carousel as seen in 1909

People really enjoyed riding a carousel but [Read more →]

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August 2, 2011   No Comments

Shakey’s Pizza Parlor Player Piano Brings Back Memories

I recently picked up a piano from Georgia that brought back some real memories for me.  As a youngster in Jr. High School I was introduced to pizza at the Dallas area Shakey’s Pizza Parlor.  [Read more →]

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January 28, 2011   No Comments

The newest trend in music—The Reed Organ

The newest trend in music today is one of the oldest trends.  I refer to the lowly reed organ.  Some folks call them pump organs or Granny organs, preacher organs, melodeons, or harmoniums.  Today there are more and more people using these instruments in rock bands in their homes, churches, and solo artist videos [Read more →]

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May 19, 2010   No Comments

Come on GET HAPPY!

I thought you might like to know about another facet of me and my business experience.  I have three passions in my life.  1 is helping people build their wealth, 2 is helping people build their body [Read more →]

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August 27, 2009   No Comments