I’ve been wanting to attend the San Diego Comic-Con for years and years, but something always keeps me from being able to go; work, lack of time and/or lack of money are the usual culprits. A couple of years ago I officially moved it off my “Things I’d Like To Do” list and onto my […]
My brother sent me this a couple of weeks ago and of course the first thing that pops into the mind of anyone over the age of 40 is the 1973 movie, Soylent Green. I can still hear Charlton Heston’s character rasping out the words, “You’ve gotta tell them! Soylent Green is PEOPLE!”
Norman Rockwell has always been numbered among my favorite painters. One of the best gifts I ever received was from my brother when he gave me a 2-volume set of books collecting Rockwell’s paintings, and one of my favorite museum visits was to the Winnipeg Art Gallery in Canada back in 2011 to see their […]
Thanksgiving 2009 was a nice treat for me as I had missed the previous two Thanksgiving holidays with family because I was travelling for work. Here’s a photo of me with my oldest grandson, Mikey, my oldest granddaughter, Heather, and my (at the time) youngest granddaughter, Abby, who you can see was a newborn of […]
I love this graphic. I don’t know where I got it from or I’d give credit.
…that this store owner’s head would explode if a bearded gay man walked in using foul language while quoting John 3:16 and brandishing a handgun???
Empire, the self-described “world’s biggest movie magazine” is running an online poll seeking votes to discover The Greatest Superhero Movies Of All Time. For purposes of their polling, a superhero “is someone who undertakes heroic actions with some kind of superhuman attribute – whether biological, mechanical or mystical. Batman and Iron Man fall into the […]
It was on this date in 1963, around 12:30 pm Central Time, that President John F. Kennedy was assassinated while riding in a motorcade in Dallas, Texas. It is one of those days in life that, if you were old enough to remember, you recall with startling clarity. I was 8 years old and I […]
It was on this date in 1863 that President Abraham Lincoln, speaking at the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, delivered the Gettysburg Address. It was around noon that day when a crowd of some 15,000 gathered on a hill that overlooked the battlefield where a scant four and half months earlier […]