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SOME OF WHAT I DID IN JANUARY--AND YOU?

Tuesday, January 31, 2012      0 comments

FORT LAUDERDALE BEACH JANUARY 19, 2012 PLAYS: "JERSEY BOYS"--A JUKEBOX MUSICAL MOVIES: "IRON LADY" BLAH "MI 4--GHOST PROTCOL" GOOD ADVENT... Read more

CELEBRATING LEAP YEAR BIRTHDAYS--PART 5

Monday, January 30, 2012      0 comments

15 years old--60 years old--take your choice HOST FEBRUARY 29, 1996 ON LOS OLAS BLVD. THE INVITATION Read more

"GEE AM I LUCKY, BOY AM I LUCKY, THIS IS MY LUCKY DAY"

Sunday, January 29, 2012      0 comments

I fell in love with Donna McKechnie one snowy winter night in 1968 when I saw her in "Promises, Promises" but it was in "a Chorus Line" with her commanding the stage in the so... Read more

TAPS42--GASTROPUB REVIEW

Saturday, January 28, 2012      0 comments

Going along with the latest fad Taps 42 is a new gastropub featuring beer on tap--yes, here there are 42--$11 burgers, $9 grilled cheese sandwich, basically over-priced foo... Read more

"THE IRON MAID"--A MOVIE REVIEW

Friday, January 27, 2012      2 comments

Meryl Streep is, in all probability, the most awarded, if not financially rewarded, actresses of the past few generations. She is called 'the best actress of several generatio... Read more

SMARTER? FEARFUL? TRUSTING? STUPID? ALL THE ABOVE?

Thursday, January 26, 2012      2 comments

Though it is not usually my frame of mind I am very down on myself for something I did yesterday. I am mad at myself for going against my instincts and yet, at the same time, I am questioning what I did because it involved trusting anot... Read more

CELEBRATING LEAP YEAR BIRTHDAYS--PART 4

Wednesday, January 25, 2012      1 comments

It was 1988 and I was celebrating my thirteenth Leap Year birthday. I was thinking of having a bar mitzvah but I wasn't ready to go through the Hebrew lessons again so instead... Read more

DO IT NOW BEFORE YOU HAVE REGRETS

Tuesday, January 24, 2012      0 comments

Sue worked as an accountant at the 1 Fifth Avenue restaurant in Greenwich Village right off the Park. We had been friends even since she walked into in Weight Watchers class on East 72nd street. From the first day she talked about waiting... Read more

CELEBRATING LEAP YEAR BIRTHDAYS---PART 3

Monday, January 23, 2012      2 comments

There is something about waiting 3, what seems very long, years to celebrate a birthday but I have always done that and looked forward to my Leap Year celebration. Sometime... Read more

BORN ON FEBRUARY 29

Sunday, January 22, 2012      0 comments

Born on February 29th Name Occupation Birth Death
Known for Joss Ackland Actor 29-Feb-1928 White Mischief Karl Ernst von Baer Biologist 29-Feb-1792 28-
No... Read more

HAPPENINGS ON FEB 29 THROUGH THE YEARS

Saturday, January 21, 2012      3 comments

February 29, 1288 It becomes legal in Scotland for a woman to propose marriage to a man. February 29, 1504 Christopher Columbus uses a lunar eclipse ... Read more

"EXTREMELY LOUD & INCREDIBLY CLOSE"--A MOVIE REVIEW

Friday, January 20, 2012      5 comments

With a title for a film that stumbles, if remembered, out of the mouth, deceptive advertising, sitting through a numbing two hours to get to an ending that would defy logic se... Read more

"JERSEY BOYS"--TOURING COMPANY

Thursday, January 19, 2012      0 comments

For the second time within 10 months the touring company of "Jersey Boys" is in South Florida, playing to full houses, entertaining the baby boomers and their kids, only this time instead of 6 days like in Miami they are "Working Their Way Back ... Read more

CELEBRATING LEAP YEAR BIRTHDAYS---PART 2

Wednesday, January 18, 2012      0 comments

(Leap Year Wall) The picture above only represents 9 birthdays, 36 years, but I remember all 18 of them! I consider myself very lucky that I am a Leap Year Baby, ... Read more

ALCOHOLIC, SMOKING, BLOGGING

Tuesday, January 17, 2012      0 comments

January 5, 2012 Allen came back on Sunday so I no longer have a car and am once again a prisoner at/of Gateway but I would rather have my friend back, and here, than a car--though I will put the latter, with the insurance paid for a year, o... Read more


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