Monthly Archives: August 2017

Flying . . .

Sassy Frank Sinatra has joined  the upbeat joyful  Big Band   sound with exquisite lyrics of love.  Can’t you imagine young lovers moving over the dance floor  in perfect rhythm? Ah  to experience  such  love  out of this world. . … Continue reading

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The Kung Fu Nuns and Self Defense

Namaste ! A Mighty Girl The Kung Fu Nuns are fighting back against the rise in sexual assaults in India by training women in self defense! The Buddhist nuns, who live in a monastery in the Indian Himalayas near Tibet, have … Continue reading

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Music Monday on Tuesday. . . . . . Omni

Here is Omni  a band we discovered at the movies! My favorite theater  in the area is Spectrum 8 which is now owned by Landmark Theater.  This is a national group with 56  theaters.  They are dedicated  to exhibiting and … Continue reading

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They Gave Their Tomorrow For Our Today

This is photojournalism from Huff Post UK  with clever integration of  current photos and 70 year old shots from D-Day.               A German body lies where he fell in the street. Tourists on the … Continue reading

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Freedom Provides Choices

When people ask about the political situation in the United States during my lifetime, somewhere in my rambling reply is that nothing  can compare to to the Vietnam era especially 1968. The picture above is from the demonstration that turned … Continue reading

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French Legion of Honor Medal

The French government awards this highest French order of merit to living  Americans who fought in Normandy or the Rhineland.  Napoleon Bonaparte created the medal and award.   Two French officials flew from Paris  flew to be  in  Conneaut to … Continue reading

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Music Monday . . . Nina Simone . . . . Brown Baby

Nina Simone was an American song writer, pianist, arranger, and Civil Rights activist. She was classically trained at Julliard School of Music and was an accomplished  in classical , jazz, blues, folk, R&B and pop. Nina lived from 1933 -2003 … Continue reading

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