world war II museumEvery day after work, Dr. Nick Mueller used to stop by the home of his friend, noted historian Dr. Stephen Ambrose.  They’d have a glass of sherry, said Mueller, “and we would cook up our schemes.”  Learn how one of those “schemes” grew into the National World War II Museum in this article, which appeared on the homepage of Marts & Lundy.  (Photo credit: National World War II Museum).

One day, I heard a Blondie song on a commercial for Swiffer.  Stunned, I realized that Madison Avenue now viewed me as the target audience for household cleaning products.  I admit that I spend more time cleaning her house than I ever thought she would. But there’s more to growing up in the ’70s and ’80s–and raising children in the ’00s and ’10s–than could ever be captured by a 30-second ad. Read more in my blog.