Thursday, January 19, 2012
Currently here in Fond du Lac, it's 1 below zero actual temp, with a wind chill of -23. I believe my brain has frozen, as I am suffering from a severe case of writer's block this morning. So what does one do in this situation? Recycle! :D For those of you in the upper Midwest to the Pacific Northwest and frigid points in between, I offer you a brief respite from the cold. Think Summer, and I'll be back with fresh content tomorrow!
And Dairy Queen!! We were lucky - by the time I was old enough to ride my bike around Ashwaubenon (the suburb of Green Bay, WI, where I grew up), I was also getting an allowance. And a lot of time, that allowance was spent on Dairy Queen. Now by the time I was 10 or so, Dairy Queen had that fantastic red logo with the swirls on either end and white lettering in the middle. So I'm thinking that this straw label (with straw still intact!) is from the 50s. I can't believe that I found this, and what good shape it's in! I actually have a lot of three, so if there's ever a straw shortage, I can bust one out. :D
And because I almost always buy pairs of things (one to keep and one to use in my artwork), I've utilized these beauties in a number of collages: