+~+~ Vintage Photograph ~+~+    "Sigh ... is it time to go home yet?"

children and school, some things never change. I remember when school children were seated by grade rows, where the row represented what grade you were in. Ist grade was row grade was row and so on.

Writing letters may no longer be necessary (and may be considered tedious), but one should still take the time to write, even short thank you notes or words of encouragement.

:::::::::::: Antique Photograph :::::::::::: Victorian young woman writing at desk // she resembles my momma

Lillian Russell, Rubenesque actress whose appetite matched that of Diamond Jim Brady.

SUPER WOMEN: Lillian Russell (December 1860 – June was an American actress and singer. She became one of the most famous actresses and singers of the late and early centuries, known for her beauty and style, as well as for her voice and stage presence.

Jobs for the girls: Other naval roles available to women included working as motor transport drivers, although as this image shows, that often included doing repairs

Jobs for the girls: Amazing vintage photographs provide a vivid snapshot of working life for British women during World War Two

January A motor transport driver from the Women's Royal Navy Service (WREN's), repairing the engine of her car. (Photo by Reg Speller/Fox Photos/Getty Images)