“Hurry up! Get in here for the picture!!”

Of late, I’ve had lots of fun at the harness track.  I might not win lots of money at the harness track, but it’s still a nice day outside and worth a couple of hours of my time. Plus, on Sundays, my horse Mugshots Bro – a 7-year-old trotter with plenty of power – seems…

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Oh come on … Not the Banana Splits, too …

As a child of the 1970’s, I feasted on Saturday morning programming.  And I had a serious feast for the Saturday morning creations of Sid and Marty Krofft.  Their puppet / live action series were inventive and creative and fun.  I’ve already written in the past about how Joy the Bugaloo was one of my…

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What’s Up in the Neighborhood, June 22, 2019

Good morning, loyal blog readers.  As you know, on Saturdays I step away from writing my blog, and allow the bloggers on my personal blogroll to shine.  I provide links to their writings and photos, and I encourage you to visit and comment on their work. So here’s this week’s crop, and I hope you…

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One frame in the mystery roll … do not EIR with these shots …

So I was cleaning up around my apartment and I found this one canister of Kodak EIR 35mm infrared film. Woah. Do you know what this is?  It’s Kodak’s ultra-rare color infrared film.  This stuff is like finding a Black Lotus card in a Magic: The Gathering pack. But here’s the problem.  I don’t know…

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It only took me about nine months to return to it.

Yesterday, I saw that one of my buddies, John Longton – we broadcast Albany Patroons games together and he’s part of the Two Buttons Deep website – posted on Facebook that he would be a fill-in host for a trivia game at the Across The Street Pub in Albany. And I thought to myself –…

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The Garfield Fleming experience – whether it’s 1981 or 2019…

You would have to be a really dedicated fan of early 1980’s club music to know about Garfield Fleming.  Fleming was a former member of the legendary soul group The Delfonics, joining the group after their early 1970’s hits – but taking part in some successful tours with the group. In 1981, Fleming recorded a…

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Luke Skywalker and Captain Kirk … FIGHT!!

When it comes to the discussion of which science fiction franchise tops all – whether it involves the Enterprise and Vulcans and Borg in Star Trek, or the Millennium Falcon and the Jedi and the Sith in Star Wars … well, the choice is up to you.  I love them both with rather equal fervor, and…

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Bobmill: The final story

Every time around this year, around Father’s Day, depression hits me.  I am reminded of how many of my friends are celebrating Father’s Day with their beloved fathers – or are posting memories on social media of their beloved fathers who have been called to Glory. I don’t have those memories.  My biological father, Robert…

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