austin_dern (austin_dern) wrote,
austin_dern
austin_dern

And she's always brewing up tea

Back to con reporting: we finally reach Sunday morning.Collapse )

Trivia: To be eligible for the five-dollar-a-day wage the Ford Motor Company began offering in 1914 employes had to have at least six months' service, be at least twenty-two years old (or be married, or be supporting a widowed mother or next-of-kin), and satisfy other conditions to respect Henry Ford's demand for a ``clean, sober, and industrious life''. Source: Ford: The Men And The Machine, Robert Lacey.

Currently Reading: Empire Of The Air: The Men Who Made Radio, Tom Lewis.

[ Also: the memorial service for argon_centaur on spindizzy_muck has ben set for 6 pm Pacific time on Sunday the 10th. ]

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