May 1972

The big news in Alabama this month:

[insert one of Russell's snarky "breading" comments here]

Proof that a "wandering eye" is the absolute last thing my wife has to worry about:  The first thing about this advert I noticed?  The Rowntowner logo!   That was a (very short-lived and just as successful) division of the DOWNTOWNER brand, which - as the name implies - attempted to bring the city-center hotel into the Holiday Inn age.  But Downtowner couldn't resist throwing its hat into the suburban roadside lodging business with the rest of 'em.

PS - Okay, the lady in the drawing isn't half bad.  :-)

Funny, am I the only one who notices a slight resemblence here:

MAY 1942 | MAY 1952 | MAY 1962 |