Where Have All The Flowers Gone…Long Time Passing; Paris Peace Accords January 27, 1973 To Fall of Saigon April 30, 1975

Tomorrow marks the anniversary of the fall of Saigon. It’s not a date most people remember, anymore; but for we who were part of that era, it is a significant day in our history. It meant the Vietnam War was finally, and completely over. Some 19 years of hell had come to an end. The […]

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Memorial Day Memory

It is Memorial Day weekend, again. As usual, my thoughts turn to those I have loved with all my heart, who served our country with bravery and devotion, and are no longer with us. It is more challenging, and a bit more painful every year, because we Baby Boomers are, sadly, winding down. And so […]

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All Time Travelers Welcome

On June 15, 2018, Stephen Hawking’s Memorial Service will be held at Westminster Abbey. The invitation, announcing 1,000 people may apply for tickets to a celebration of his remarkable life, includes an opportunity for time travelers to attend. Anyone who wants to attend the memorial must complete an application, which includes their date of birth. The […]

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One More Returns To The Stars

Brad Steiger said, “We are all spiritual beings. The paranormal is just part of the world we all share but do not fully comprehend.” He departed this earthly realm Sunday, May 6, 2018, and has left behind all who believe, and will continue searching for that which has yet to be fully comprehended. Steiger came […]

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Smelliest Cheese In Britain

If one were a unique cheese in Britain, the sobriquet, Smelliest Cheese would be a name proudly worth bearing. That title indeed exists, and goes to Stinking Bishop, an award winning artisanal cheese. This is a Gloucestershire cheese, with a  nutty flavor, but is best known for its strong odor, that being comparable to a reeking, […]

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Let’s Picnic In The Cemetery

Rest in peace is a common enough expression. Everyone knows what it means, and why someone would say it. And they certainly know where the resting place is located; that being the local cemetery. But what may not be known, is not so very long ago, people gathered in graveyards to also dine and visit […]

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