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The Odyssey

Davis-Part Eight

I was never an official employee of Westlane Auto Movie, but I had many chores. I would fill up the candy and cigarette machines. 519 more words

Mike Maginot

Smiley Lewis

Smiley Lewis (July 5, 1913 – October 7, 1966) was an American New Orleans rhythm and blues musician during the 1950s and 1960s.

The journalist Tony Russell, in his book The Blues – From Robert Johnson to Robert Cray, stated “Lewis was the unluckiest man in New Orleans. 52 more words

Most Importantly - The Vinyl

The Year's Best Science Fiction 3 - Brian W Aldiss (Ed) Harry Harrison (Ed) (1970)

This features the brightest and best work published during 1969 with the usual round-up of the year from Harrison as a prologue, and an afterword from Brian Aldiss. 1,621 more words


The Hardy Collection Negatives ...

Several years ago, after I had culled through eighty boxes or so of negatives, I gave around sixty boxes of negatives from the 1950’s and 60’s The Pensacola Historical Society.  164 more words


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1961: Island of the Blue Dolphins (What No Woman -of that group- Had Done Before)

VERDICT: Treasure

Laurinda’s Rating: 4/5

In the 1961 Newbery Medal Winner, Island of the Blue Dolphins, author Scott O’Dell tells the store of Karana. Karana is a young Native American woman who, following several tragedies, ends up living alone on what she refers to as the Island of the Blue Dolphins. 317 more words

Book Review

Mad Men

Mad Men, Mad Men whatcha gonna do
Whatcha gonna do when they drink all your booze

Mad Men, Mad Men whatcha gonna do
Whatcha gonna do when they smoke up your room…

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