|The Spice Rack|
By Dorotha Schaefer
George wants to know if you remember when no one needed a garbage man or a garbage disposal in the kitchen sink because any scraps left over were tossed out the back door for the dog, cat, or chickens ... When a status symbol was a bathroom with a commode, a lavatory and a tub ... When small foreign countries were afraid to spit in the face of the USA ... When you could buy all sorts of things with a nickel ... When high schools didn’t need huge parking lots ... When “e-mail” and “online” were unheard-of words?
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Recently, a new hobby appeared on the scene – people actually collect mousetraps! There are only just so many ways to catch mice. Early ways were traps made with wooden mallets that fell on the little critter, or with spring-and-lever mechanisms similar to those often used today.