Weekly Photo Challenge: Nostalgic

My offering this week to the Daily Post| Weekly Photo Challenge:

Nostalgic. The ephemeral sentimental yearning inside me to return to the past. Finding vintage items are one of the sweet benefits when it comes to thrift store shopping.

Who remembers Horace Heidt (1901-1986), the American pianist, big band leader and radio/television celebrity of his time? I found this old battered show poster…

horace heidt

During Mr. Heidt’s height of popularity, he worked as a radio bandleader and toured vaudeville with his band, Horace Heidt and His Musical Knights.

After a successful show business career, Heidt built the 10-acre retirement resort called the Horace Heidt Estates. The good news is, you can still enjoy (I’m sure at a great financial cost) resort-styled living, Hawaiian Island themed, in the San Fernando Valley. Their website boasts lush green gardens, swimming pools and, of course, golf.

It makes me wish we could all stroll down the swinging big band era as screaming fans of Horace Heidt and His Musical Knights band. 🙂



Sunday Post, working, playing, photo, Disney, success, career, entertainer

You’ve achieved success in your field when you don’t know whether what you’re doing is work or play.

~Warren Beatty

Mickey Mouse looks like he’s having fun signing autographs . . . are you having success in your field as well? 

I hear you calling out already, “I’m leaving for work to play now, honey, see you when I get home!”


Created with love for Jakesprinter, SUNDAY POST : Work

Way Back Wednesday: Davy Jones, Entertainer

The Way Back Wednesday Series, features Davy Jones, who passed earlier this week and a Private funeral for Davy Jones was held today. A public memorial will be held in several locations with dates still pending.

What’s not to like about this classic video, Daydream Believer:

REST IN PEACE, Davy Jones (December 30, 1945 to February 29, 2012)

Official Davy Jones Site