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life in the 1980s

If you are between the ages of 37 and 42, then you remember how glorious it was to grow up in the 1980s. I was 8 in 1980 and 18 in 1990, so my formidable years were spent in the 1980s. I remember how life was in the early 1980s before there were cds or cassettes. We used to bring our record player [continue reading]

September 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

where were you on 9/11/01?

Today is the 12th anniversary of 9/11, the horrific attacks that killed over 3000 Americans when four airliners were hijacked and intentionally crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City, into the Pentagon in Washington, DC and into a field in Pennsylvania. It was a bright, clear Tuesday [continue reading]

September 11, 2013 // 0 Comments

remember when MTV played videos?

I used to love MTV, or Music Television. I remember when MTV actually played music videos. Heck, I even remember when MTV first started in the summer of 1981 when I was almost 9. My music life, along with everyone else’s, changed forever. We were now able to actually see all of our favorite [continue reading]

September 5, 2013 // 1 Comment

K is for Kennedys – my favorite family

A favorite of mine that begins with K is the Kennedys. I’ve had a great interest in the Kennedy family over the years, but recently I’ve been quite obsessed. I have watched and re-watched The Kennedys 8-hour miniseries on tv, as well as The Women of Camelot , Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onasis, [continue reading]

April 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

JukeJoint Festival Clarksdale, MS 4.17.10

I went to the Juke Joint Festival in Clarksdale, Mississippi today. I listened to great blues, watched documentaries and took a tour of Clarksdale. I arrived at the Crossroads just after 11am, so it was easy to get around downtown Clarksdale and I got a great parking space at the Delta Blues Museum [continue reading]

April 17, 2010 // 0 Comments

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