Monthly Archives: July 2014

Random advice

Originally posted on Dispatches from a Northern Town:
We get too soon old and too late smart.     – Appalachian folk saying Random advice Following the example of Benjamin Franklin in America’s colonial the era when he published snippets…

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“To the moon, Alice!” – Yep, to the moon – Apollo 11

Ever since I was a kid, watching the broadcast of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin leaving the first human footprints on the moon, I’ve wanted to fly in outer space. But I was well aware of my being a poor … Continue reading

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It’s summer, and yes, bigger is better!

Last night I experienced a truly thrilling movie-going event. No, it wasn’t some IMAX/3-D spectacle or the latest summer blockbuster hit. A local theater shows “Revival Films” every Wednesday night. For one showing only, at the Janss Marketplace 9 Theater … Continue reading

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July 4th Post Scramble – Actually 2 for the Price of 1

My post for the 4th of July Holiday weekend was intended to be about the man I most associate with the holiday, but a blogger whom I regularly follow, beat me to it. Eight or nine years ago, when I … Continue reading

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