Beautiful bamboo USA cutting boards — see if your state is available!

texas bamboo cutting board unique gift

This Texas cutting board is incredibly cool. You can also get cutting boards in the shape of other states such as Ohio, Arizona, Georgia, and even Florida.

See if your state is available! Or, just go for the beautiful USA-shaped cutting board.

Show off your State pride: included hanging hole with hang tie makes this board a wonderful wall art option too; a perfect gift item for anyone who loves Texas

Beautiful flat grain bamboo, laser etched side serves as an ideal serving platter and the reverse smooth side is a great cutting surface; it’s friendly on knives and hand wash only

texas bamboo cutting board unique gift

An amazing gift for the golfer who has everything!

garmin gps golf watch approach s20

A GPS golf watch is one of those things you never knew you needed. Once you get used to having it on the course, you’ll never want to golf without it again!

AUTOSHOT – Round analyzer measures shot distances with auto-recording for post-round analysis on your Garmin Connect account

STYLISH COMFORT – Fully-hinged, sleek watchband design with comfortable fit. Display resolution: 128 x 128 pixels

TRUSWING COMPATIBLE – When paired, Garmin TruSwing golf swing sensor provides metrics to improve your swing consistency. Display size: 0.9 x 0.9(inches)

ACTIVITY TRACKING – Reminds you to stay active on or off the course with move bar alerts. Displays steps, calories burned, distance and time of day, plus it monitors hours of sleep.

STAT TRACKING – Enhanced stats keeps track of fairways hit, greens in regulation and putts per round

Sunlight-readable, high-resolution, monochrome. Connectivity : Bluetooth Smart and ANT+

garmin gps golf watch approach s20

Patio, RV, camping, tailgating … have a BBQ literally anywhere on this Weber grill!

weber portable gas grill weber q2200

Weber Q2200 Gas Grill

Total cooking area = 280 Square Inches

Stainless steel burner

12,000 BTU-per-hour input main burner

Two folding work tables

weber portable gas grill weber q2200

VIDEO: The Memphis Belle!


Recently EAA staff attended the opening of the B-17F Memphis Belle exhibit, which honored the first heavy bomber aircraft and crew to complete 25 missions over Europe during WWII and return home to the U.S. The aircraft had previously been on display in Memphis, Tennessee, for many years. It was acquired by the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in 2005 and had been in restoration until earlier this year. The opening coincided with the 75th anniversary of the crew and airplane’s 25th mission.

The coolest cutting board you’re ever going to see!

usa bamboo cutting board unique gift

Celebrate life in America with this fun bamboo serving and cutting board in the shape of USA

Perfect for food prep, serving or display; board measures 17-1/2″ x 11″ x 5/8″

Show off your American pride, the included hanging hole and tie make this board a wonderful wall art option too; a perfect gift item for anyone who loves the USA

Beautiful flat grain bamboo construction is gentle on knives when used as a cutting board or serves wonderfully as a serving platter; hand wash only

usa bamboo cutting board unique gift

Know your SCOTUS history! This is an amazingly cool gift

mug shows supreme court winners and losers losers disappear with hot coffee heat changing coffee mug

See the winners and the losers in over 30 famous US Supreme Court cases. Add a hot beverage and the losers disappear, revealing who won these landmark cases.

12 oz. ceramic mug. Comes in a colorful box.

This the kind of gift that even liberals could appreciate!

mug shows supreme court winners and losers losers disappear with hot coffee heat changing coffee mug


250,000 Dominoes were toppled at Zeal Credit Union’s Incredible Science Machine: Game On! This event features 3 new US domino records: largest domino field, largest domino structure, and largest overall domino project in America. 19 builders from 5 countries spent 7 days (over 1,200 combined hours) building the Incredible Science Machine.

VIDEO: Ralph Williams Chrysler Plymouth Commercial – 1960s

Ralph Williams Chrysler

Who remembers Ralph Williams in the San Francisco area? Big time car dealer! This is one of the greatest commercials ever seen and it only aired once. During the late 60s, most television programs and commercials were live. There were no “pre-recorded” programs. There were some   obvious problems with this method. No “retakes” and “bloopers” were a   regular occurrence.  The salesman quit right after this commercial.   This is no blooper! This salesman was just very upset with his boss and told it like he thought it was. What a great job of ad-libbing. He   never misses a beat while, if you listen carefully, you’ll hear the cameraman   and soundman lose it.   The commercial got on the air, but only once!


Why do soldiers wear a BACKWARDS American flag patch?

why do soldiers wear the american flag backward

Look down below at that picture of two brave soldiers. The one on the left is wearing a BACKWARD American flag patch. The stars appear on the right side of the flag, not the left! But the soldier on the right is wearing a “normal” American flag patch. The stars appear on the left side of the flag, where we usually see them.

So what’s going on here??!!

why do soldiers wear the american flag backward

The difference is the arm that the flag is worn on. If the American flag is worn on the right arm, the American flag will appear “backwards” with the stars on the right. If the American flag is worn on the left arm, the American flag appears “normal” with the stars on the left.

This is not just some random military tradition. It has to do with honoring the bravery of soldiers who are facing down an enemy and how the Stars & Stripes fly when one rushes into battle.

Back in the old days, America’s military had flag bearers on the battlefield. When these flag bearers rushed into battle with the troops, the American flag would fly from its pole with the stars always in the front. The stars always “led the way.”

The military no longer uses flag bearers in battle, but flags do “fly” on the uniforms of our brave men and women of the Armed Forces.

Take a look at this picture below of a flag bearer from the old days.

why american flags are worn backward

See how the flag is flying in the wind? And notice how the stars lead the way. If you see a flag bearer running into battle from that person’s left (as you look at that person’s left shoulder), the stars will be on the left side of the flag. This matches how the American flag is worn on a soldier’s left arm.

If you run to the other side of the battlefield and see the same flag bearer from the reverse side, the stars of the American flag will now be on the right. Again, the stars lead the way.

why american flags are worn backward

If the stars on the right arm were to be on the left side of the flag, that could be interpreted to mean that the soldier is running away from the battle. This would be a sign of cowardice and unbecoming of an American soldier! So this is why the stars are on the right. This is why, on the Stars & Stripes, STARS LEAD THE WAY. Always.

The next time you see a soldier wearing that backwards American flag, think of it as a reminder of that person’s bravery. That soldier is fighting for our freedom, and the stars always lead the way.

backwards american flag patch
Get a backwards American flag patch of your own!


Sequoia National Park Amazing


       Thankfully, no loggers took it down, nor forest fires or earthquakes!  Just a quiet life in a California forest for all these years …. 3,200!

Not every tree has a nickname, but ‘The President’ has earned it.
This giant sequoia stands at 247 feet  tall & is estimated to be over 3,200 years old.Imagine, this tree was already 700 years old during the height of ancient Greece’s civilization and 1200 years old when Jesus lived and Rome was well into its rule of most of the western world and points beyond.
The trunk of The President measures at 27 feet across,
with 2 BILLION needles From base to top.
  Because of its unbelievable size, this tree has never been photographed in its entirety, until now. National Geographic photographers have worked along with scientists to try and create the first photo that shows the President in all its glory.

   They had to Climb the tree with pulleys and levers, and took thousands of photos. Of those, they selected 126 and stitched them together, to get this incredible  portrait of the President.  And here it is:

The man standing near the trunk of the tree is a good indicator of the tree’s size.

  Incredible, isn’t it?