Author Archives: Pamela Starr Dewey

Fair Enough…And More

Fair Enough… And More:  The strange saga of an obscure county fair that has had an outsized influence on politics in America right up to today Back before family summer fun meant a family trip to theme parks like Walt … Continue reading

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On a Lighter Note…

The long-running Donald Trump’s Strangest Bedfellows series will return to my Starr Trekking blog in January.  (And new entries on different topics will be added to this Meet MythAmerica blog as soon as that series is finished.) My family and I are … Continue reading

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Put on a Happy Face

In the 1960 Broadway musical Bye Bye Birdie (and in its movie reincarnation in 1963) Dick Van Dyke urged everyone in song to “Put on a Happy Face.” (Can you believe that he is STILL around, smiling and singing and … Continue reading

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Selling America

“Donald Trump’s Strangest Bedfellows” is back!   I’ve been swamped with many responsibilities and projects since the day we were ordered to evacuate Savannah for Hurricane Irma in early September, and had to put the ongoing StarrTrekking blog series on … Continue reading

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The Birth of Labor Day: Rooted in Pullman Hell

This is being posted on the eve of Labor Day 2017. In honor of Labor Day tomorrow, I’m offering a slice of Labor Day history. The link below is to an entry I created for Labor Day 2015 on another … Continue reading

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The Original Big Mac Attack

The latest entry is now available in the Donald Trump’s Strangest Bedfellows series on the StarrTrekking blog. Click the link to read about The Original Big Mac Attack 

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Ignoring the Ogre

The next entry in my blog series on “Donald Trump’s Strangest Bedfellows” is now available on my StarrTrekking blog. Click on the link below to read…. Ignoring the Ogre      

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