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Actor: Cary Grant

Posted by on Jun 16, 2009 in Actor | 2 comments

Simply, he was Mr. Suave. What man wouldn’t want his good looks, his...

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Singer: Jimi Hendrix

Posted by on Jun 15, 2009 in Singer | 2 comments

Time has allowed us to get a little perspective on this comet that briefly...

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Kid Stuff: Superman

Posted by on Jun 14, 2009 in Kids Stuff | 1 comment

“Faster than a speeding bullet…More powerful than a...

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Film: Field of Dreams

Posted by on Jun 13, 2009 in Film | 0 comments

“If you build it, he will come.” One of the most memorable lines in...

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The Arts: Norman Rockwell

Posted by on Jun 12, 2009 in Artists, The Arts | 1 comment

Let’s get this over with first: Norman Rockwell is a serious artist....

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TV Show: Twin Peaks

Posted by on Jun 11, 2009 in TV Show | 1 comment

David Lynch is a frightening, obsessed, brilliant, self-indulgent, visionary...

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Travel: Alaska's Inside Passage

Posted by on Jun 10, 2009 in Travel | 0 comments

Everyone has a personal list of “1000 places to see before you...

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Food: Starbucks Frappuccino

Posted by on Jun 9, 2009 in Food | 1 comment

It’s now summer. The temperature flirts with 90 most days. And just when...

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Actor: Tom Hanks

Posted by on Jun 8, 2009 in Actor | 4 comments

What can’t Tom Hanks do? He’s acted in some of the most highly...

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Travel: Charleston

Posted by on Jun 7, 2009 in Travel | 2 comments

Charleston may be the most historically rich city in the South. It began its...

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