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President Calvin Coolidge and Watch out for the Silent Ones Contest!

Watch out for the silent ones!  President Calvin Coolidge, known as “Silent Cal”, when informed by a dinner guest that she’d made a bet she could get him to say at least three words, famously said, “You lose.”  And despite his … Continue reading

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A Splendid Summer Contest in Honor of the Petties

In honor of the Petties,  Splendid Summer is having a contest where you can win a copy of Splendid Summer and this cool cat plate by Aldo Fazio called Cerissa: To enter, just send an email to splendidsummer@aol.com with your name … Continue reading

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Splendid Summer

Splendid Summer captures San Diego during the Roaring Twenties with its glorious Hotel del Coronado, Coronado Tent City, Dance Pavillion, Speakeasies, and Bathing Beauty Contests. Grace Wentworth’s plans for a splendid summer go awry when her guardian uncle dies and … Continue reading

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