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The Way We Were, by Barbra Streisand

Posted by on Feb 28, 2013 in Featured, Songs | 0 comments

  Barbra Streisand was at the height of her popularity when she paired...

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Natalie Portman

Posted by on Feb 27, 2013 in Actor, Featured | 0 comments

It’s not often that I can remember the first time I saw an actor or...

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Warren Beatty

Posted by on Feb 26, 2013 in Actor, Featured | 0 comments

Oh sure, Warren Beatty has made a clunker or two. Ishtar is usually prominently...

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Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

Posted by on Feb 25, 2013 in Featured, Film | 0 comments

Sure, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner is something of a period piece now....

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The Princess Bride

Posted by on Jan 28, 2013 in Featured, Film | 0 comments

It’s a comedy. It’s a romance. It’s an adventure. It’s...

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Coleman Coolers

Posted by on Jan 22, 2013 in Americana, Featured | 0 comments

First, let me say up front that I’m not a camping person. One of my...

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Don Knotts

Posted by on Jan 15, 2013 in Actor, Featured | 0 comments

I once worked with a great bunch of people who studied the great issues facing...

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Mario Andretti

Posted by on Jan 10, 2013 in Featured, Sports | 0 comments

He go fast. He go real fast. If it has a motor and a wheel, Mario Andretti make...

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Neil Armstrong

Posted by on Jan 3, 2013 in Featured, People | 0 comments

“One small step for man; one giant leap for mankind.” Like most of...

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“Twas The Night Before Christmas”

Posted by on Dec 17, 2012 in Holiday | 0 comments

How does Santa Claus look? We can thank the Coca-Cola Company for giving...

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