Category Archives: New York Times

The 50th Anniversary of…

1969 …and events/films occurring in that year.  How many do you remember? Average income: $8,550 Average cost of new home: $15,550      Film: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (see below) Cost of a new car: $3,270 Cost of gallon … Continue reading

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A Final Thank You, 2018 (Part 2)

  This introduction is a repeat of Part 1’s introduction. However, the people  described below are, obviously, different.  Many famous people died in 2018.  Among them were: Roger Bannister, Anthony Bourdain, Barbara Bush, George H. W. Bush, Roy Clark, Vic Damone, … Continue reading

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A Final Thank You, 2018

Many famous people died in 2018.  Among them were: Roger Bannister, Anthony Bourdain, Barbara Bush, George H. W. Bush, Roy Clark, Vic Damone, Aretha Franklin, Billy Graham, Stephen Hawking, Stan Lee, John McCain, Burt Reynolds, Philip Roth, Neil Simon, Tom … Continue reading

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Good Deeds #4

  (The first 2 paragraphs of this article are the same as the first two paragraphs of Good Deeds #3) New Yorkers live in a unique environment.  It is a sports capital, a cultural  hub, and a media center.  It has … Continue reading

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Need Some “Good News?”

I live in a suburb of Philadelphia and get my daily news on television.  A typical day can include stories about fires, guns, robbery, murder, information on Bill Cosby’s trial, the latest scam affecting older citizens, a politician accused of inappropriate … Continue reading

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A Final Thank You

Bill Collings:  Guitar Maker   Many famous people died in 2017. Among them were: Gregg Allman, Chuck Berry, Glen Campbell, David Cassidy, Barbara Cook, Fats Domino, Dick Gregory, Monty Hall, Hugh Hefner, Jerry Lewis, Mary Tyler Moore, Jeanne Moreau, Roberta … Continue reading

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Gifts for Famous People

I know you are busy finding appropriate gifts for all your friends and family members. Now, image you had to get appropriate gifts for famous people as well. Here are some suggestions for a dozen folks who are known everywhere. … Continue reading

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