The Kingdom Of Nye Is Silent

The Kingdom of Nye is quiet today. Art Bell has left, and there is but an eerie silence across the land. It was with shock and profound sadness that his passing was announced; of all possible days, on Friday the 13th. How like our king to choose such a date to leave.  Never before in […]

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Remember To Look Up At The Stars

On January 8, 1942, the 300th anniversary of the death of astronomer and physicist Galileo Galilei, Stephen Hawking was born in Oxford, England. This man, who was diagnosed with debilitating amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) when he was but twenty-one years old, has been considered the greatest scientist of his day. Cosmologist, physicist, astronomer, mathematician, and […]

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James Dean Has been Mandela Effected

Having read about it repeatedly in recent years, I am fairly well-versed in the phenomenon of the Mandela Effect. Regardless of articles read, and listening to testimonies by those who have experienced it, nothing prepared me for my own, personal “what in the name of all that makes sense is going on here?” Mandela Effect […]

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Her Ghost: Heaven On The Beach

She was a bright, shiny star in the 1930s and 1940s. In those days, Ginny Sims sang her way into everyone’s heart via radio, singing with the Kay Kyser Orchestra. In time, she developed her own radio shows, and hit the silver screen, becoming a huge star in “B” movies. Sims made her last movie […]

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When Angels Intervene

I awoke in the middle of the night with incredible abdominal pain. Probably the worst I had ever experienced. Certainly worthy of an immediate trip to the Emergency Room at my local hospital.  Memories of that night still are as vivid as when everything unfolded. No beds available in the ER; I was on a […]

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Her Story, Her Way

I want you to help me write my obituary. Sure. What would you like to say? Okay, it has to begin with, I was born on a high and windy hill. No. You weren’t born on a high and windy hill. What are you talking about? I was born on a high and windy hill. […]

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Gone Too Soon, Remembered Always

When I was a little kid, the only anniversary that impacted me or my friends was a birthday. Celebration, party, cake, ice cream, gifts; it was the best day of the year. Well, except for Christmas, but the dynamics of that day were entirely different from the annual birthday bash. Passing of time changed all […]

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