Elvis Presley remains front and center in the hearts and minds of millions of fans from around the world. GRACELAND Elvis Presley’s Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee consistently receives between 600,000 to 750,000 visitors a year over the last decade. In the four years prior to pandemic 2020, attendance […]
Only Elvis Presley surpassed Lucy’s ratings. Long before there was an Adele, Sting, Prince, Bono, Pink or an Oprah, there was a Cher and a Twiggy. But a decade earlier, the first two American entertainers to be known instantly worldwide by just their first names were Elvis Presley […]
One of my favorite watercolor and graphic design artists is Jill Vance Bukowski out of Hewitt, near Waco, Texas. I first met Jill–from Portales, New Mexico–in December of 1983. As the construction supervisor overseeing a new H-E-B Food-Drugs store we affectionately name “Challenger 7,” (it was the 7th […]
Country Music legend Buck Owens was once asked, “Looking back on your great career, is there any one thing you regret doing or not doing?” “Elvis Presley was appearing at the Hilton in Las Vegas,” Owens thought of the first thing that popped in his head. “Bakersfield to […]
Splash Mountain in Disneyland opened on July 17, 1989, but went back to the drawing board and reopened in 1992. There are three drops but The Big Drop is 52.5 feet and slides down in 9.8 seconds. There are 103 total audio-animatronics on the ride.
You be the judge. ____________________________ For the record, Elvis was a Pepsi man. ______________________________ Famous people of all persuasions who have endorsed Coca-Cola include Marilyn Monroe, Ray Charles, Anita Bryant LeBron James, George Michael, 50 Cent, David Beckham, Paula Abdul, Cal Ripken, Kobe Bryant, Roger Clemens, Neil Diamond, […]
Country Music’s Carly Pearce is celebrating the release of her EP, “29” and will make her 80th appearance at the Grande Ole Opry in Nashville on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021. “Every Little Thing” was the first song that Pearce ever wrote with Michael Busbee, her longtime collaborator and […]
Making the rounds in social media are these popular memes and comments. We’ve noticed even liberals sharing and liking some of them. Feel free to exercise your freedom of expression and share.
Happy Valentine’s Day to President and First Lady Donald and Melania Trump. Now let’s smile a bit. After what we have been through, we deserve it. Be sure to share the joy and laughter with others. Pass it on.
Texas Lt. Governor Calls for Legislation to Ensure National Anthem is Played at Public Funded Events
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick announced on Wednesday that the Star Spangled Banner Protection Act, Senate Bill 4, will be among his legislative priorities this session. The purpose of the bill is to ensure that the national anthem is played at all events which receive public funding: “It […]
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After being banned by Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for posting CLEVERJOURNEYS articles they didn’t like, I immediately joined Parler, Gab and MeWe. No regrets. I had over 5,700 FB and Twitter friends/followers, but quickly gained over 12,500 with my three new apps. Although Parler seems to be on […]