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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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Influential People

Time magazine, April 30 – May 7, 2018 (a double issue) has a cover story entitled: The 100 Most Influential People.  Influential is defined as “individuals whose time is now.  It is not necessarily a measure of power or milestones … Continue reading

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Presidential Material

Lately, I’ve spent a lot of time reading and writing about Mark Twain (ie, Seriously Funny People, 3/15/18, and Mark Twain: Humor and Wisdom, 3/28/18). He had great hair, including a mustache. I’ve pictured him in both articles. It made … Continue reading

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Mark Twain: Humor & Wisdom

I found a picture of young Mark Twain (see above). A great head of hair, and it was not white yet (see elsewhere). He was a story teller, lecturer, writer and traveler. Often, his words –written or spoken—could be both … 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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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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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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The Name Game, 2

    This topic may be familiar to you. The first “The Name Game” was posted by me on this blog on December 4, 2016. So, back by (my) popular demand is another edition. The instructions are the same, but … 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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PHILADELPHIA POLITICS

As a child, my favorite family outing was going to a baseball game.  When I was very young, we had a choice of teams to see:  the Philadelphia Athletics or the Philadelphia Phillies.  Unfortunately, after the 1954 season (and a … Continue reading

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