Tag Archives: Family

A Christmas Story, or …

……or Darren McGavin’s finest performance.  Yes, it’s that time of year, again.  It’s the 35th anniversary of our meeting “The Old Man Parker” (AKA Ralphie’s Father; AKA Darren McGavin).  Are you ready to see “A Christmas Story” again?  Of course, … 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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Gromit Never Speaks

As I began to write this article, it dawned on me that readers may not know who Wallace and Gromit are.  Oh dear. How is that possible?  They have appeared in a full-length film and 4 shorts (approximately 30 minutes each) … Continue reading

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We Got Netflix

This is not a commercial for Comcast (see above).  They have more money than Donald Trump, no matter what his past tax returns reveal.  For my wife and I, our monthly bill from Comcast equals two-thirds of my Freshman year … Continue reading

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Mr. Rogers and Friends***

On June 8, 2018, a documentary entitled “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” will begin showing in theaters. It is the story of Fred Rogers –Mr. Rogers to those who met in their childhood. A reviewer described the film this way = “Something … Continue reading

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Every Picture Tells A Story, #2

  This is a game: simple, quick, easy—if you like movies.  Two or three times I’ve seen a game like this on the internet.  As this article’s name indicates, this is the second time I have posted a version of … Continue reading

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D’oh! Homer Simpson Breaks 2 Records

In this television season, Homer Simpson, aided by his “loving” family, has set 2 television records. To truly understand the magnitude of this achievement, you need some background information. America’s true “wild west” history lasted from approximately 1865 to 1895.  From … Continue reading

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