Category Archives: A General Announcement

Hits are like grits…

Can’t do much with only one but once you have a certain amount, like what I’ve accrued to date on this blog- that’s 180,709 total since I started it more than a decade ago-  thousands aren’t enough.You wouldn’t want me … Continue reading

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Gathering Leaves

by Robert Frost Spades take up leaves no better than spoons, And bags full of leaves, are light as balloons. I make a great noise of rustling all day Like rabbit and deer running away. But the mountains I raise … Continue reading

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Mickey Mouse is 90 Years Old !

This is quite a milestone for anyone, leave alone an iconic symbol of eternal youth in the form of a cartoon character! His official birth date was November 18, 1928 but festivities have been going on at the Disney resorts … Continue reading

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It’s Halloween…

Not Easter…   Not Purim… Skip the soup,    

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Who wrote God Bless America ?

Would it surprise you to find out that Irving Berlin wrote this song? I think I’ve always known this but it is the most commonly googled question on the internet! This is the 100th anniversary for this song- and Mr. … Continue reading

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Game 3- Wow ! GSW did it again !

Wow! What a game tonight was- and I could just tell KD- that’s Kevin Durant- would be a major cause of this 3/0 upset! Actually I’m not surprised but something I found on Twitter last Saturday did ! Check this … Continue reading

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So you want to know more about writers ?

I’m not usually the one to redirect people to my other blogs since I have been disinclined to divert my readers from one to the other. It’s just not something I normally do. My latest personal blog entry will interest … Continue reading

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What’s in an Irish name ?

     Even though this is officially an American holiday- being St. Patrick’s Day- in Ireland the idea of a re-named saint is one among several. In truth, the patron saint of Ireland ought to be St Brendan whose feast day … Continue reading

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Degradation of a Knight

     This painting of the Knights of the Garter proceeding from the Deanery depicts these well-honored men who were on their way to St. George’s Chapel on March 10th of 1863. It being 155 years ago to the date, I … Continue reading

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Back to the Lucky Dog!

This is going to be a lucky year for me. I could use some really good luck about now and I’m going to put any that comes my way to good use. Of course, to me, good luck would be … Continue reading

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