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2016 Reading – My Favorite – ‘The Wright Brothers’

“If I were giving a young man advice as to how he might succeed in life, I would say to him, pick out a good father and mother, and begin life in Ohio.” – Wilbur Wright – – – – … Continue reading

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Really, Really, Really . . Good Stories

“Read. Read all the time. Read as a matter of principle, as a matter of self-respect. Read as a nourishing staple of life.” ― David McCullough – It’s a couple of weeks into the New Year and I usually take … Continue reading

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Movies: All-Time Favorites – What made it possible

It was certainly a challenge to eliminate many movies and come up with a Top 25 All-Time Favorite Movies list. The ranking process was a bit easier than the elimination part. How did I cut some really wonderful movies from … Continue reading

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Movies: All-Time Favorites – Expanded…and Completed – Finally!

Finally, I’m putting together my list of 25 All Time Favorite Films. It’s not been easy, but it has been fun. Not easy – because I have so many films I really, really like so much that I’ll watch them … Continue reading

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Robin Hood’s birthday, really?!? – Really!

Did you know that June 20th is Robin Hood’s birthday? Well, not exactly. It’s actually Errol Flynn’s birthday. But he was Robin Hood, right? The first time I saw Errol Flynn was while watching Saturday morning cartoons as a kid. … Continue reading

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Orville and Wilbur…..and David?!?

Last month my favorite non-fiction writer came out with his latest book. David McCullough’s newest is The Wright Brothers, who we all remember from grade school history class but actually know very little about. McCullough is just the historian to … Continue reading

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Pioneers and Heroes – and the Final Frontier

“I watched other men walk on the Moon, and return safely, all from the confines of Mission Control and our house in Houston. I sometimes catch myself looking up at the Moon, remembering the changes of fortune in our long … Continue reading

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