So … my first week with Disney+ …

I would definitely say I got more bang for my buck with Disney+.  And there were some surprises out there – things I wasn’t expecting to see on the new streaming service, f’rinstance. As promised, my first view on the new Disney+ service was the 1980’s movie Tron.   I mean, that was a given. But…

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Not just a whistleblower – the story of The Whistler

Imagine, if you will, a radio drama in which the criminal thinks he gets away with it – everybody involved thinks that he got away with it – heck, even the narrator sorta thinks he got away with it – only to have something trip him up in the final moments.  Add some dramatic music,…

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Hey Eric Swalwell … it’s a gas, man …

I get it.  Live television.  Anything can happen.  An actor can flub his lines.  A blouse can pop a button.  A stage hand could walk into frame. And in the case of Rep. Eric Swalwell … well … Watch … and hear … for yourself. In other News a United States Representative farted in mid-sentence,…

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Call Chuckie-Rooter, that’s the name …

Oh man, I’m feeling the need for a beef stew in my mini crock pot.  Got all the ingredients – a pound of diced stew beef, diced onions, diced onions, diced potato, the diced McCormick seasoning packet … All I need now is a cup and a third of water, and let’s make this percolate…

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What’s Up in the Neighborhood, November 16 2019

Good morning, my wonderful blog readers.  It’s Saturday – which means I take a break from blogging and I share what my fellow bloggers have created.  I hope you enjoy what they wrote.  It’s good stuff. So without further delay, let’s get to it, shall we? BLOGS FOR TASTE The “Burnt My Fingers” blog, “Recipe:…

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A revitalization at the Root Glen

Last Monday was Veteran’s Day, the day when we celebrate those who served.  But for me, I was the one that needed a recalibration of my soul.  I was in a very dark place, both mentally and emotionally. For me, that means only one place.  One place to be by myself, to scream and cry…

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That’s not how you earn a tip, Hooters …

I get it.  Restaurant workers earn tips for their hard work.  And if someone works hard and brings you your food, you should tip them.  How much you tip them is your choice, of course. Then again, this happened yesterday on my way home. I really didn’t feel like cooking – actually, lately I haven’t…

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Why baseball-themed dramas and comedies fail every time

There was a recent news article about plans to create a comedy-drama based on the 1980’s film A League of Their Own, the film about the All-American Girls’ Professional Baseball League of the 1940’s-50’s. The thing is, if it does go to series, and if it lasts longer than 13 episodes, it may be the…

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