Tag Archives: summer

Classic Covers: August Cool-Down

Is there any relief from this heat? Yes! It’s August, and the dog days of summer are upon us, but we found delightful covers from 1912 to 1955 showing ways to get wet and cool down. We wouldn’t recommend all of them. ... More

It’s Road Trip Season!

The Post hits the road with writer Jack Feerick to explore trips inspired by the pioneer routes and trails that opened up this country to expansion. Here we map out some fascinating journeys for your summer travels. ... More
Man looking at large mosquito atop deliveryman's hat

My Porch Plan

Sometimes the most ambitious projects call for the simplest solutions. A humorous account of man and his porch. ... More

Classic Covers: Life’s a Beach

Some people are in heaven at the beach. Take the pretty lady on the left in Kurt Ard’s August 1958 cover. To her husband, who must burn and peel easily, the beach seems more like that other place. But coated with a variety of potions and covered up to the chin, he is making the sacrifice for her. Perhaps she’ll return the favor tomorrow and settle for a shady spot. ... More

Classic Covers: Dog Days of Summer

Ah, the days before Super Soaker squirt guns. Pedestrians wisely steer clear, even though a squirt of cold water might feel pretty good on this hot summer day. Grown-ups, too, have their way of getting through the “dog days.” ... More

Rose Care in Summer

To enjoy their beauty and scent for the longest time possible, roses require special care. But you can’t just rely on the sun and the rain. ... More

Gardening in June

June is the month that brings bugs out in full force and sets off the annual gardener’s battle waged against insects, disease, and wildlife. Here are some strategies for helping you win the war. ... More
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