Tag Archives: Characters

Every Day Is Special

“Every day is special.” Has anyone ever said that to you? Here is a website that tells you EXACTLY why every day is special. http://www.nationaldaycalendar.com I’m giving this information to you well in advance so you can be prepared for: … Continue reading

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Casablanca’s 75th Anniversary

According to the AFI (ie, American Film Institute), “Casablanca” is the 2nd best film ever made. (See its list of The 100 Best Films of All-Time.) Roger Ebert was quoted as saying he thought it never got a bad review. … Continue reading

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Wit and Wisdom

Here are a couple dozen bits of Wit and/or Wisdom. I know where about half of them came from and the other half could be from T-shirts. What appeals to you?   Humor is the anesthetic of the mind. (Trevor … Continue reading

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World’s Grumpiest Boss

Monday, 10/16/17, is “National Bosses Day.” Is this (see above) a picture of “the world’s grumpiest boss” and his (Dr. House’s) staff? No, but if you would like to see that man’s picture, here he is… “Tiger” Mike Davis (see … Continue reading

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Words, Words, Words

Polonius: What do you read, my lord? Hamlet: Words, words, words.   Remember Hamlet? The play you read in high school. Or was it Macbeth? Let’s say it was Hamlet. Everyone knows and has seen Hamlet. In films or on … Continue reading

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Ken Burns Looks at America

Fall has arrived. Another school year has begun. The leaves are changing color. And PBS has shown another Ken Burns documentary to entertain and enlighten their audience. Ken Burns’ Mother died when he was 11. Later, a psychologist told him: … Continue reading

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Paris, 1946

“America’s Greatest Generation” was Tom Brokaw’s term to describe the people who endured the Great Depression and fought in WWII. My parents were part of that generation. Recently, I rediscovered a small box of my Father’s possessions (he died in … Continue reading

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