Pierre's Costumes

Flashback Friday- Gumby Edition

How many of you remember Gumby? I was greatly surprised to find that most of my staff remember watching Gumby as a kid… yet they are much younger than me. Shh… don’t ask how old I am. As it turns out, Nickelodeon replayed all of the Gumby shows in the 90’s which would explain the […]

Uncle Sam Flashback Friday!

On September 7th, 1813, the United States received our nickname, Uncle Sam.   The name is linked to Samuel Wilson, a meat packer from Troy, New York, who supplied barrels of beef to the United States Army during the War of 1812.Wilson (1766-1854) stamped the barrels with “U.S.” for United States, but soldiers began referring […]