For Mother’s Day weekend, Dodie and I went to the Caribbean, the Florida Keys, the Bahamas, Cancun and Hawaii. A much needed trip, it was relaxing and offered us time to unwind. The pace there was irresistibly slow, but the service was top notch. The best part of […]
I watched a video of two fourteen year old boys recently trying to use a 1970s vintage rotary dial phone without any instructions. It was hilarious. Hadn’t they ever seen an old movie video of anyone using a dial phone? Or watch an old episode of the Dynamic […]
Before President Donald J. Trump was censured and banned by Big Tech, some of his favorite re-Tweets came from Catturd! Catturd is a favorite of mine on Gab and worth signing up for their site if you need a respite from mainstream social and news media. Here’s a […]
Is there a ride you will not get on?
Did Captain Kangaroo fight at Iwo Jima with actor Lee Marvin? Was Mr. Green Jeans the father of musician Frank Zappa? Captain Kangaroo, Bob Keeshan, a native of Lynbrook, New York, graduated early from Forest Hills High School in Queens, New York. In 1945, because of World War […]
Tourists and locals stand in long lines to watch…or be daring. See more:
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
The National Basketball Association announced all teams will be playing the National Anthem, as per their policy, before each game despite Mark Cuban’s demand to not play it at his Dallas Mavericks games. This news overshadowed his new generic drug business, the Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Co., […]