Monthly Archives: May 2010

OPERATION: Northwoods?

Until viewing 9/11: IN PLANE SIGHT, I was not familiar with The Northwood Document… incredible! OPERATION: Northwoods Wow!

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911: In Plane Site

I am relaxing with my laptop on the hospital table in my bedroom, watching a Netflix documentary, 911: In Plane Site. Very interesting documentary on the Pentagon’s attack during 9/11.

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Sunday morning on Shroyer Road…

Last night sleep was not easy to come by last night. Prom nights always seem to keep me awake since I heard those hideous sirens in May 1998. I always have my worry-scope up and running during this time of … Continue reading

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"Please, Don't Eat The Daisies!"

Tonight, as I crawled into bed, I discovered one of my favorite movies, PLEASE DONT EAT THE DAISIES is on. This is just a delightful romp with Doris Day, David Niven, and Richard Haydn – best known as “Her Max … Continue reading

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Prom Time…

This evening I arrived at the Carter home around 4:45pm so I could take some photos of Amanda & Vanessa before their dates, Patrick & Kevin, arrived. The girls were absolutely beautiful in their dresses! After a round of various … Continue reading

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And the actress is…

Agnes Mooreheard! Correctly, and quickly guessed by my friend, Sue Branson. Agnes Robertson Moorehead (December 6, 1900 – April 30, 1974) was an American actress. Although she began with the Mercury Theatre, appeared in more than seventy films beginning with Citizen Kane … Continue reading

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Can you names this actress?

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Ready… Set… Weekend!

Yes! The weekend is almost here! I have a few lessons to teach this afternoon, and then on-going training at ACTION Adoption from 7:00-10:00pm. Saturday will be a day or writing, and maybe some yard work as long as I … Continue reading

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Can we say, "Friday!"?

The week was good, but seemingly long. I am now, once again, a part of the Facebook community after finally convincing Facebook security that I was the legitimate DLJH. I have, however, received a number of comical notes from friends … Continue reading

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Dayton History Books On-Line

I found this site which looks very interesting… have not explored it, yet! Dayton History Books On-line

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Count-down to Friday…

This was a slightly busy, yet relaxing week. Despite the heavy rain and thunderstorms throughout the first half of the week, we had mild temperatures. Many times we were threatened with rain, or storms but they by-passed us. The students … Continue reading

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New television shows…

Tonight as I was ending my last lesson, Joyce Carter, the mother of one of my voice students, asked if I would be watching MODERN FAMILY and THE MIDDLE. I learned these are two comedies that are an absolute riot. … Continue reading

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Nixon's grandson, Christopher Cox

Neat article about President Richard Nixon’s grandson, Chris Cox, the son of Ed Cox & Tricia Nixon Cox. You can read the full article: Chris Cox, Nixon Grandson: ‘Wherever We Go People Say That My Grandfather Was Their Favorite President’

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Last of the Ziegfeld Girls Dead at 106

Originally published in PLAYBILL. By Kenneth Jones and Robert Simonson 11 May 2010 Doris Eaton Travis Doris Eaton Travis, the former Ziegfeld Follies dancer who inspired 21st century audiences with her pluck, good will — and fancy footwork — at 12 … Continue reading

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What does a Producer Do?

This is a really neat article about Broadway producers. Take time to read What does a Broadway Producer do? Over 100 Producers respond. The article can be found at THE PRODUCER’S PERSPECTIVE A producer is a rare, paradoxical genius: hard-headed, soft-hearted, … Continue reading

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THE AWAKENING…

“I dreamed a dream, a silent dream of a land not far away where no bird sang, no steeples rang, and teardrops fell like rain. I dreamed a dream; a silent dream. I dreamed a dream of a land so … Continue reading

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Rainy Days and Tuesdays…

Sometime before the sun was scheduled to rise, the rain began, coming down pretty hard. When Jose left for school at 7:45am, I could hear it pounding on the deck outside my bedroom window. Finally, at 9:10am, it has subsided. … Continue reading

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Tools ‹ The Play-Wright Flyer Guy — WordPress

Tools ‹ The Play-Wright Flyer Guy — WordPress.

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Photos from Fowler…

Here are some photo from my family in Fowler, Indiana. Pictured are my sister-in-law, Stacia, and my nephews, Parker (4), and Freddie (2).

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Houses of the Founding Fathers…

One of my newest favorite books is HOUSES OF THE FOUNDING FATHERS. Some day I would love to travel, seeing as many of these homes. My all time favorite is the Ford Mansion in Morristown, New Jersey. Here are some … Continue reading

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Noah's Ark Found?

On National Geographic Channel I am watching SEARCH FOR NOAH’S ARK. I can remember as a child watching a documentary on Noah’s ark being discovered at the movie theater in my home town around 1973. Of course, I also went … Continue reading

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Starting a new week…

“Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and … Continue reading

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Betty White on SNL…

Betty White was the host for SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE this past weekend, and was an absolute hit… Betty White on SNL…

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Joel Osteen…

Over the past year or so, I have become a fan of Joel Osteen. For me, he is very similar to Dr. Robert Schuller and Dr. Norman Vincent Peale – full of positive thinking! Here are some of my favorite … Continue reading

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Erma Bombeck…

Erma Bombeck has been one of my favorite authors, and humorists since I was in the fourth grade. Here are some quotes and videos…. A friend doesn’t go on a diet because you are fat. A friend never defends a … Continue reading

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