Old Tune Tuesday

Are you cool? We’ll see.Here’s Cool & The Gang singing: Get Down on it.

Get Down!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qchPLaiKocI

Published in: on September 16, 2014 at 11:26pm09  Leave a Comment  
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Photo Phriday

I just had to share this. Isn’t it gorgeous, especially when you know the photographer – Betty Davidson  – didn’t use any filters or anything. It was taken in the harbor in Duluth, MN just recently.

Duluth Betty Davidson

Thanks Betty!

Published in: on September 12, 2014 at 11:26pm09  Comments (7)  
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Old Tune Tuesday

This isn’t a dance tune but I’m a Cat Steven’s fan, so I had to share this classic.

This isn’t much of a video, but I didn’t have much to choose from. I didn’t remember what Cat Stevens looked like. I was kind of young what he was popular. Yeah, that’s it!

 

Published in: on September 9, 2014 at 11:26pm09  Comments (3)  
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How Reading Boosts Your Brainpower

Originally posted on CKBooks Publishing:

Yes, I got this off a Senior Living Blog, and yes, I have my AARP card, though if you ask me in public, I’ll deny it, but I thought all those readers out there would appreciate reading about all the positives related to reading. Besides, it another very good excuse to stay up and read just a little more!

How Reading Boosts Your Brainpower.

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Published in: on September 8, 2014 at 11:26pm09  Comments (5)  

Joan Rivers – A Funny Lady

If you haven’t heard, Joan Rivers, at the age of 81 died a couple days ago. Joan may have been a bit crude but she was truthful. This is the piece I heard on public radio yesterday.

She was on the Johnny Carson Show and Johnny was prompting her with a question something like this:

Johnny: Don’t you think men really like intelligent woman?

Joan: No! Are you kidding me? I don’t think a man who has his hand up a woman’s skirt is looking for a library card.

from mydailynews

from mydailynew

Funny!

Published in: on September 5, 2014 at 11:26pm09  Leave a Comment  
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Old Tune Tuesday

I heard this on the radio and thought others might like it. There are some pretty interesting pictures of David on this slide show. I didn’t know he had that interesting eye thing going.

Published in: on September 3, 2014 at 11:26am09  Leave a Comment  
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Photo Phriday – Bolton Abbey

Christine Keleny:

Here is a collection of photos for my Photo Phriday. I like the one with the clouds and the graveyard the best. Nice work Amina!

Originally posted on Life Through A Lens:

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Published in: on August 22, 2014 at 11:26pm08  Comments (6)  
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Wisdom by Al

einstein quoteI got this from D. Takara’s pinterest board. It came from charityelise.esty.com (as it says on the piece). The quote is all Albert.

Published in: on August 20, 2014 at 11:26pm08  Leave a Comment  
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Old Tune Tuesday

Felt like a little George Harrison today. In this one he’s playing with Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, and Ringo Star.

Wordsmith– I also review books

Christine Keleny:

A nice review from Kathleen Rowland of “Rose From the Ashes.” Thanks Kathleen!

Originally posted on Discovering with Kathleen Rowland:

ROSE FROM THE ASHES by Christine Keleny is an example of premiere World War II fiction. This is the third novel of Keleny’s amazing Rose Series.  Having finished the book, I wish there were more! 

Rose

Pregnant and newly widowed, army nurse Rose Krantz returns to her family’s Wisconsin farm. For Rose it’s a place of sanctity where her late husband Malcolm’s funeral takes place but also discrimination. Accompanied home by her best friend, Lilly Mae, who is black, Rose resents a racially charged comment against her. Having been through thick and thin with Lilly Mae (in prior books of the series) Rose struggles with prevailing attitudes of the 1940s.  

The public supports men who suffer battle fatigue while ignoring women who endured hardship under fire, caught diseases, and risked their lives to care for the wounded. Rose’s nightmares and flashbacks have equal impact, but the public’s reaction is shallow. Rose…

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