Sep 182020
 

Traveling around the country in a motorhome for over 18 years, we met a lot of people. Many of them were casual acquaintances, some became our close friends, while others were chance encounters, like ships passing in the night. But the one thing that always impressed me from coast to coast and border to border […]

The Real Aunt Jemima

 Posted by at 12:19 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 192020
 

Note: With all of the controversy going on over Quaker Oats’ decision to change the iconic Aunt Jemima brand, I thought I would reprint this blog post about the real Aunt Jemima. We’ve all sat down to a breakfast of pancakes and Aunt Jemima syrup at one time or another. While munching away, did you […]

May 212017
 

Note: This story is from the September-October, 2014 issue of the Gypsy Journal.  We’ve all sat down to a breakfast of pancakes and Aunt Jemima syrup at one time or another. While munching away, did you ever look at the picture of the large African American woman on the label and wonder if she was […]