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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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Baseball’s All-Time Nice Guy Team

Not all great baseball players have the fan-friendly attitude of Ty Cobb or Ted Williams. There have been players of great skill who could genuinely be described as “nice guys.”   Here is a line-up of such individuals. Pitcher: Christy Mathewson.  Playing … Continue reading

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Netflix Arrives

Recently, I discussed our Comcast service and its cost with one of their representatives.  Their most interesting idea was informing me they could drop 4 or 5 of their lesser channels (none of which I ever used) and replace them … 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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Christmas Gifts for Famous People

How is your Christmas shopping coming?  Almost finished?  What? Haven’t started yet?!  Oh, my goodness.  For myself, I’ve had trouble coming up with appropriate gifts for famous people who have almost everything already.  So, my list this year is more of  … Continue reading

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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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Beverages Besides Beer

Recently, I read an article entitled: “Which Beer is loved most? 26 most popular  U. S. beer brands.”  But how popular is beer in the U. S.?  Apparently, very popular.  Last year, Americans bought more than 208 million barrels of the beverage.  … Continue reading

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Is Baseball Over?

Is baseball over, finished until next year’s Opening Day activities?  Did the sport cease as soon as the World Series winning team finished spraying themselves with champagne?  Not in Tim Kurkjian’s (see below)opinion.  While ball games won’t be played, Mister … Continue reading

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Memorable Words from TV

Television has been around for a long time.  When I was a child, it was black and white.  Movies started the same way.  Then TV and movies became colorful.  Here are some quotes from and about television.  Feel free to … Continue reading

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