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"SPARKLE"--A MOVIE REVIEW

Friday, August 17, 2012      1 comments

The remake of “Sparkle” is not a film to see if; 1) you want to remember Whitney Houston at her best 2) you have seen either the Broadway production of “Dreamgirls” or 3) y... Read more

WHERE I LIVE--FT. LAUDERDALE--FLORIDA

Thursday, August 16, 2012      2 comments

There are 260 apartments holding a little over 300 people--efficiencies, small one bedroom, large one bedroom, 2 bedroom apartments and one 3 bedroom apartment.... Read more

7 DECADES OF DISCOVERIES/ADVENTURES CALLED LIFE PART 10A

Wednesday, August 15, 2012      1 comments

My last day at Weight Watchers was September 30, 1974, and the next day I signed a lease for an office and meeting place on Summer Avenue not too far from the WW office. Se... Read more

7 DECADES OF DISCOVERIES/ADVENTURES CALLED LIFE PART 9D

Tuesday, August 14, 2012      1 comments

TYING UP LOOSE ENDS AND STARTING A NEW PHASE AT THE AGE OF 38 The last time I saw Bernie was in October, 1974, in a courtroom and the last time I had any communicat... Read more

"RUBY SPARKS"--MOVIE REVIEW

Monday, August 13, 2012      2 comments

Being a sucker for love stories I have sat through a lot of raved about films, which will remain nameless, the past couple of years but today I got suckered in big... Read more

THE PLANT THAT DOESN'T STOP GIVING!

Sunday, August 12, 2012      2 comments

53 years ago when I was living on Miami Beach the woman who showed me what unconditional love was, Flo, gave me a Mexican pot that she had bought on her honeymoon during her... Read more

BUGERFI & BOSTON MARKET RESTAURANTS--REVIEWS

Saturday, August 11, 2012      1 comments

Having been a waiter for 38 years my main objection to fast food places is the fact that I can't just enter, be seated and be waited on but, lately, it seems places like Bosto... Read more

"HOPE SPRINGS"--MOVIE REVIEW

Friday, August 10, 2012      7 comments

Right up front it has to be stated that Tommy Lee Jones steals “Hope Springs”, seemingly effortlessly, from Meryl Streep and as anyone knows that is far from easy.... Read more

ODDS AND ENDS, THIS 'N THAT

Thursday, August 09, 2012      2 comments

THROUGH THE YEARS 1967-2012 ****************************
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************ 1) IMO I find most, not all, Republican women bloggers are v... Read more

7 DECADES OF DISCOVERIES/ADVENTURES CALLED LIFE PART 9C

Wednesday, August 08, 2012      2 comments

FROM WEIGHT WATCHERS TO OUR WEIGH--FROM BERNIE TO JOHNNY On Friday July 16, 1974, Johnny and I left Memphis and drove up to Denver stopping at Colorado Springs for an ... Read more

7 DECADES OF DISCOVERIES/ADVENTURES CALLED LIFE PART 9B

Tuesday, August 07, 2012      1 comments

From March 1967 to October 1973 were 6 years that all the stars were aligned in my life to have me peak financially, mentally, emotionally, materially, in every way possibl... Read more

"FAREWELL, MY QUEEN"--A MOVIE REVIEW

Monday, August 06, 2012      1 comments

After 3 ‘summer’ movies: Spiderman, Batman and Total Recall, I was ready for a quiet, no special effects, no car chases, no knock ‘em, sock ‘em fights movie so I went to se... Read more

CUBAN BUTTERFLY PLANT AND WHIMSY

Sunday, August 05, 2012      2 comments

Leaving the breezeway one afternoon I snapped off a 5-6" twig off the plant right in front and from that twig I now have full plants on the window sills of my bathroom, kit... Read more

I LOVE THE MOVIES!!!

Saturday, August 04, 2012      1 comments

I've been going to the movies ever since I was a baby--yes, in the ice age!!!-and I am sure I have seen any and every 'classic' some more than once. I have been going to t... Read more

"TOTAL RECALL"--A MOVIE REVIEW

Friday, August 03, 2012      2 comments

Not having seen the original 1990 “”Total Recall” movie I have nothing to compare it and am left wondering if as much glass was shattered in the first as there is in this 2012 remake? As in most sci-fi pictures what is fact and ... Read more


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