Category Archives: Pop Culture

From Zaharias to Ledecky

In my lifetime, the idea of women participating in ( often professional) sports as an individual or team took off. In my opinion, the first woman to demonstrate such a direction could be taken was Mildred “Babe” Didrikson Zaharias. She … Continue reading

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Just for Laughs, 2

I posted my first “Just For Laughs” article on March 31. This is the second such article featuring samples of cartoons from The New Yorker magazine.                        

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Dog Owner’s T-shirts

This is my fourth consecutive article about dogs. The first three described the dogs we’ve had in our lives –and how they made our lives more complete. Here are some dog themed T-shirts I’ve come across on a variety of … Continue reading

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30 Years With Homer

According to experts, April, 2017 is the 30th Anniversary of “The Simpsons” on television. That’s longer than “Gunsmoke” lasted. Longer than Bob Newhart’s two wonderful comedies added together (ie, “The Bob Newhart Show” and “Bob”). When Homer Simpson was asked … Continue reading

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Trivia or Trivial

  What’s the difference between the words “trivia” and “trivial?” Technically, just one letter. But, for me, that one letter can make a big difference. For example, here’s a baseball question: Name two pitchers who played on the 1963 World … Continue reading

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BEN and JERRY’S Ice Cream

  At last, the article YOU have been waiting for! A lot of information about Ben and Jerry’s ice cream and where you can get even MORE information. Hint: try = benjerry.com. First, and most important, here is a list … Continue reading

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Thank You, Chuck Berry

  Chuck Berry is born: 10/18/26. Married Themetta “Toddy” Suggs in 1948; were married 68 years. Chuck Berry: “It amazes me when I hear people say ‘I want to go out and find out who I am.’ I always knew … Continue reading

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