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The Best New Year’s Eve Ever !

Our children decided when they had their children, that each family should be at their own home for Christmas. This, I am sure, is in response to all those years we went to grandparents’ homes in Virginia and Maryland. Another … Continue reading

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Let It Snow, Let It Snow. . . . . .

Pile of the white stuff in a parking lot in New Hampshire. This week was the first snowfall in Montreal , Canada which is about 5 hours north of  where I live in Upstate New York. Each year people have … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize for Literature!   What  unexpected news breaking this morning.  The gravely voiced troubadour and philosopher  wrote and performed as the conscious of the 60’s. He was influenced and inspired by the legendary  folk singer, Woodie … Continue reading

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Hell or High Water. . . . a film

The title is an idiom for  total determination.  These two Texas brothers have a plan and are determined to fulfill it, Yes, they are robbing banks and in a  rather  a cumbersome  way.  This is a crime drama similar to” … Continue reading

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The Holllies . . . . . “Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress”

    The Hollies are an English Rock & Roll band from Manchester in the north of England that became part of the  invasion bands to the US.   One of their  early members was Graham Nash.  They had a … Continue reading

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Kindness of Strangers

“Streetcar Named Desire” is  one of Tennessee Williams’ most famous plays, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1948. It was an instant hit  when it appeared on stage  in 1947.   Marlin Brando and Vivian Leigh lit up the screen … Continue reading

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Birthday and Baseball

Today was Christian’s birthday  and they planned to visit The Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown.  He invited us to come along. . . what fun.  I am not a fan of baseball  but I love my son and his … Continue reading

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