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                                                                                            And We're Back !

                                                                                   With   vaccines  around  the  corner,
                                                                                   there's   an  encouraging   feeling   that
                                                                                                                               -   1886-     Memphis-George
                                                                                   life  could get  more  normal in 2021.
                                                                                                                                   Andersen  coined  the  term
                                                                                   (While  cautioning  patience  about
                                                                                                                                   typewriter  and  patented
                                                                                   expectations.    for  me    semi-normal
                                                                                                                                   the ink  ribbon
                                                                                   would be good enough.)
                                                                                                                               -   1896-Pottsburg-       Lodge
                                                                                   The  content  of  this   first  issue  of  a    Manufacturing             is
                                                                                   new  year  is  intended  to   remind  us        established, known for cast
                                                                                   that  one  of  the  benefits  of  being  a      iron  skillets,  the  company
                                                                                   driver,  even  in  the  midst  of  a            is  one  of  the  oldest
                                                                                   pandemic, is the ability to get in your         cookware companies in the
                                                                                   closed  capsule  and  head  out,  as  the       US
                                                                                   song says " On the highway, looking for     -   1897-Nashville-  gave  the
                                                                                   adventure."   We've  got  stories  in  this     country  cotton  candy  and
                                                                                   issue    about    two   such     recent         called  it  "fairy  floss"  which
                                                                                   getaways taken by members.                      then  debuted  in  1904  at
                                                                                                                                   the St. Louis World's Fair
                                                                                   Looking  ahead,   what  about   making
                                                                                                                               -   1912-Nashville-makes  the
                                                                                   a  March  trip  to  Florida's   Amelia
                                                                                                                                   first  combination  candy
                                                                                   Island?  It's  an  easy  one  day  drive
                                                                                                                                   bar- the Goo Goo Cluster
                                                                                   down and one day back, with a day in
                                                                                                                               -   1916-Memphis-  the  first
                                                                                   the  sun  in  between  at  the  outdoor
                                                                                                                                   self-service  grocery  story
                                                                                   WerksReunion.   Take   a  longer  view
                                                                                                                                   appears  and  is  named
                                                                                   and  start  thinking  about   July's
                                                                                                                                   Piggly Wiggly
                                                                                   Porsche  Parade  in  nearby  French
                                                                                                                               -   1917-Chattanooga- the first
                                                                                   Lick,  Indiana.   Let's  put   together  a
                                                                                                                                   Moon      Pie   is    made,
                                                                                   Musik-  Stadt  group  and  make  it  an
                                                                                                                                   intended  for  local  coal
                                                                                                                                   miners   with   a  desire  for
                                                                                   Doing "stuff" is on the  mind. People           something  sweet  to  eat  in
                                                                                   at  Cars  and  Coffee   are  already            the mines
                                                                                   talking  about  ideas  for both official    -   1927-Chattanooga-        1st
                                                                                   and  unofficial  gatherings   that  we          miniature     golf   course
                                                                                   could  undertake  in  2021,  things   like      appears,     called     Tom
                                                                                   February's Chili Cook-off, see page             Thumb Golf
                                                                                   10,     sponsored     by   the   Social     -   1932-  Chattanooga,  the
                                                                                   Committee.                                      first  Krystal  is  sold   in  a
                                                                                     A  new  club   board   means  new             10'x25'  restaurant  of  the
                                                                                   energy     to     see    new      plans         same  name.  First  order
                                                                                   through--drivers'  education,  an  all          was 6 burgers and a cup of
                                                                                   -German  car  show,  another   show             coffee
                                                                                   and  shine,   the  2021  Concours,  tech    -   1934-Chattanooga-
                                                                                   sessions--  it's  all  on  the  drawing         McKee's  Foods  introduces
                                                                                   board.  I'm   past  ready  to  get  "my         the product  of an  idea of
                                                                                   motor running". How 'bout you? ##               a Tennessee  businessman,
                                                                                                                                   Little Debbie Snack Cakes.
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