Good Old Fathers

Bob Hope was born in 1903 in England, he was a father of four children. Mr. Hope quietly celebrated his 100th birthday in May of 2003, at his Taluca Lake home. He died of pneumonia on July 27, 2003. Hope donated his papers to the Library of Congress.  Hope Biography: https://www.biography.com/people/bob-hope-9343481 John Wayne was born on in…

Right on the Money

Well let’s begin with the day I met her, How fast this good old boy’s world got better! Sky got bluer, the grass got greener… Just the first few seconds after I first seen her.Like my favorite song on a new set of speakers, My best old jeans and my broke in sneakers. A home…

Kindred Spirits

For a perfect Mother’s day indulgence, on Friday May 12th, 2017 Netflix premiered the latest version of Anne of Green Gables. Anne with an ‘E’ is a sizzling Canadian Broadcasting joint venture!  This Prince Edward Island tale has been spot polished with electric, dramatic acting!  The red-headed-freckled-faced orphan takes on new renegade escapades in which…

May Day Delights

May Day! May Day! Oh my goodness a double good meaning! Mayday is an international radiotelephone distress signal, used by ships and aircraft, however, when I was a little girl, May Day was a day of excitement!  We dressed in decorative, fluffy pinafores and pranced around a garland-festooned pole.  My mother was from Shuen Ecken, Germany and…

Groovy Bug Song

Wow the clouds are settling at the base of the mountain, and Jose is out there serenading the Cicadas again! Music is one thing, but I never…nor will I ever encourage the rain by playing the Bug Song on a saxophone!  It is chilling to see all those ugly bugs clinging to Jose’s shirt, however,…