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I Finally Did It

Big news tomorrow. I won’t tell you till then, but let me say, I’m like Audie Murphy Through Hell and Back. It took me a year but I finally got it done. I’ll post it tomorrow. Right now I’m very … Continue reading

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Autograph #5

This is by far my most valuable autograph. You won’t believe it: The extremely rare 1715 edition of The Iliad Signed by Plato!! It’s got to be worth a fortune! See, I don’t get this joke. I should have made … Continue reading

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Autograph #4

You’ll love this one. My sister was the recording engineer at Allen Toussaint’s studio in New Orleans when Paul made Venus and Mars. My sister didn’t mix it though. He had his own audio crew. Paul and Linda both signed … Continue reading

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Autographs #3

You Swede’s will appreciate this one: I posted Jaokim’s autograph because I really love his work. I met him on my first visit to Sweden. That was over thirty years ago. He was a young man, and I was really … Continue reading

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Autograph #2

When Professor Dirac was at Florida State University he wrote a book. (If you don’t know who he was, he was 0ne of the great geniuses of the twentieth century. He was awarded the 1933 Nobel Prize in physics) When … Continue reading

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Autograph #1

I have a few nice autographs that I’ve been fortunate enough over the years to have been given to me. Over the next few posts I’ll show some to you. First: Stan Lee was a really nice man. Of course … Continue reading

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Freedom from Want

Gary E sent me an email about the Norman Rockwell painting that I featured last week. He filled me in on some details about the original painting. He wrote: Rockwell’s wife Mary is in this painting, and the family cook, … Continue reading

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Mark S. asked me about the copyright on the comix I post. You may also be interested. Here’s what I wrote back: You try to do everything possible to protect the copyright. You notice that the copyright says King Features. … Continue reading

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North End of Long Boat Key

This is from Wikipedia: European discovery, 1538-1848 Longboat Key was originally inhabited by Native Americans. The area what is now Longboat Key was scouted by Juan de AƱasco who was the first known European to explore the key and Hernando … Continue reading

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Frau Grace had a little fender bender yesterday

Courtesy of a city garbage truck. Thankfully neither she of her sister were badly injured, that is no broken bones although the frau has quite a bit of pain.

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