Tag: Baby Boomers

Diehard Fans Will Enjoy New Book of Elvis Presley’s Teenage Fate With Sun Studio

 The recorded voice of Elvis Presley has been has been heard by more people than any other voice in history. More photographs of Elvis have been taken than any other entertainer in history. More articles have been written of Elvis than any entertainer. More books have been written about Elvis than any other entertainer. More…

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Is it Time to Downsize?

Dodie and I moved farther away from civilization in May and have no regrets. We love it! Before Dodie and I married in December 2019, we talked often about ridding ourselves of “things” and living a more simple life. The pandemic hit and changed everything. It was lemonade made out of lemons time. After a…

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What’s Trump Doing About Big Pharma Prices and Drugs Made in Foreign Countries?

Only a small proportion of generic active pharmaceutical ingredients are actually manufactured in the United States, and the majority come from India and China. “American reliance on foreign countries for critical, generic drugs is not sustainable and leaves the American people incredibly vulnerable,” Trump said during his campaign rallies in 2017. Spring and summer 2020…

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Three Fingers and a Bird

The True Story of the Profound Lesson I Learned in 1963 on a Barber’s Chair Just eight miles south-southwest of where I thought John Wayne fought at the Alamo was a spot in San Antonio where serious thinking and deciphering came into my life. Slightly west of the halfway point along the street I saw…

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How Elvis Became a Guitar Man

Walking into Tupelo Hardware, I wondered how Elvis Presley felt when his mother Gladys took him there for his eleventh birthday, on January 8, 1946. It wasn’t too long after his very first public performance, singing “Old Shep” at the Mississippi-Alabama Fair children’s talent competition the previous October 3rd. Forrest L. Bobo, was working at…

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COVID Beliefs Blown Away For RVers-Campers on Iconic U.S. Travel Roads

We have just returned from a 32-day, 4500 mile roadtrip (June 19-July 21) from the Texas Hill Country through much of the South, Washington D.C. for July 4th, to part of the Midwest and back. Our preconceived ideas from news and the continually changing regulations around COVID-19 were blown away with the reality we experienced. It actually…

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