V-J Day And The Giant Smooch

¬†V-J Day! August 14, 1945, President Harry S Truman announced Japan had surrendered, and the war was over; insurmountable joy bursting forth in that moment, one such expression caught forever in time by photographer, Alfred Eisenstaedt. Over the years, several people have claimed to be the kissing couple in Times Square. I rather prefer their […]

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Movies, A Bargain At Any Price

Movies, movies, movies. Watching movies always has been one of my favorite pastimes. There was a season in my life when I faithfully went every week to the theater, and watched whatever was playing. Did not matter if it was Oscar worthy, or not; I was able to enter that world of make believe, and […]

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It’s A Double Dog Dare

Last week I was absentmindedly reading friends’ Facebook posts and comments, when I came across one that not only made me do the cartoonish ahooga eye-pop; but put me in such a state, I wanted to smack something, or someone. I read and reread the comment; no question about it, the writer, in all his […]

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Old Glory’s Day!

June 14, 1777 – Continental Congress adopts the following: Resolved: That the flag of the United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation. The States represented by a star, with their date of admission:¬†Delaware (December 7, 1787), Pennsylvania (December […]

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