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I’m Going to Belize.

Yes, Folks, tomorrow morning I’m leaving out of Tampa for a cruise to Belize. Oh, it goes other places down there, but Belize is where they make my favorite hot sauce: (I buy the big bottles) So I’ll be hors … Continue reading

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Isn’t This Nice?

Years ago, check the date, I was at a gathering, I forget which, and a bunch of readers gave me this little award. I still appreciate it immensely. If by any chance somebody out there signed it, please let me … Continue reading

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Frank Crummit

I had a comment about black face impersonations, and it brought to mind minstrel shows, and then Frank Crummit who appeared in minstrel shows. I’ve mentioned him in past posts. He had a string of novelty hits from  the twenties … Continue reading

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A Little More Laurel and Hardy

Laurel was English and Hardy was an American from the Midwest. A few days ago I gave a link to a Bradbury short story which has to do with one of their one-reelers. If you’ve never seen it, you really … Continue reading

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Buddy Holly

I should have thought  of this on the third of this month. It was sixty years ago on that date that he died. I remember so well waking up to the news on the radio. I was really and truly … Continue reading

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Nothing Today

Nothing much today. Tomorrow they tear the roof off my house. Sorry. But here’s a Sunday from this time of year in 2023:          

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Did You Read This?

New Hampshire court upholds women’s topless conviction “…Heidi Lilley, Kia Sinclair and Ginger Pierro are part of the Free the Nipple campaign…” Check it out! Hey! I agree! Men show their nipples. It’s not fair. Heck, I’ve seen five or … Continue reading

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What Frau Grace Eats for Dessert

That chocolate head used to be connected to a full torso… Ok, I’ll show you the full birthday presentation: She must have eaten the shorts when I wasn’t looking.

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Blame the monkey…

Right.  I’ve always been fascinated with monkeys. When I was a kid you could buy a monkey in the comic book ads.  The same page where they sold you x-ray specks and whoopie cushions, and a submarine made out of … Continue reading

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I’ll bet you never saw this…

The date on the cover is 1995. It was a photo shoot from 1994 for publicity, and the picture was later used for the National Cartoonist Society annual convention. When they did the shoot they had this cute little monkey … Continue reading

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