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Welcome!!! Please read our community rules (not many, but alas they are necessary) right here !!

If you wish to know the latest events happening here's our upcoming events here!! Here's a link to the alphabetical upcoming event calendar if you are looking for a specific type of event/theme here.

If you have some ads you'd like to post for an event but won't be around or available, here is how to do a scheduled post.

If you have any questions, never hesitate to ask!! You can PM me here on LJ or email me (please put vintage ads in the subject). If you are a regular long time member and if phoning is easier for you, contact me and I'll even give you my phone #.

September AND October Contest Winners!!

I thought I had posted September's winner and I had not, so profuse apologies for that. Just so everyone knows, even though others are listed as mods, I'm the only active one and am owner and maintainer. My contract law class takes up way too much of my time, twice as much as my other classes. So I apologize for having been a bad mod while going back to school. Please feel free to comment on a post of mine, DM me, or email me m99084me[at]gmail[dot]com if something is amiss or I've forgotten to do something.

September's Pen, Pencil, and Stationary winner is dandyxr, congrats!!


October's Creepy Kids winner is beaver67, congrats to them!!


1920s: Fashion

This is Mae Murray, "The Girl With The Beestung Lips," whom Gran copied in her makeup even at age 86. She would purse her lips and dab red color on the 'cupid' shape; she never got into the pinks and pastels that I did in the 60s! Also, Gran plucked and/or shaved her eyebrows, using eyebrow pencil to draw them more naturally than did her next-door agemate neighbor who also shaved and whose eyebrows looked perpetually surprised.
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