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A Tribute to My Dear Friends

2013 has been a most challenging year for me both physically and emotionally. Not only did I lose several of my beloved geriatric animal companions but also two of my longest and closest human friends, Merlin Andrew and Maria Davies. 239 more words

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Throwback Thursday

As the weekend fast approaches once again, it’s time to think about digging your dancing shoes out for a little bit of a boogie.

However, if you’re struggling to think of what songs to place on your playlist, take a look at this list of number one singles, which had people dancing all over Britain, on this very weekend.

April 17 in San Antonio history...

1920
J.C. Penney opens their first San Antonio store at 305 W. Commerce Street downtown (right).

1985
Clarissa Davis of John Jay High School, one of the most sought-after high school basketball recruits in city history, ends months of suspense and signs a letter of intent to play for the University of Texas Longhorns.

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Explorers (1985)

Directed by Joe Dante.

In a small Californian town, brainy Wolfgan (River Phoenix), sci-fi geek Ben (Ethan Hawke) and cynic Darren (Jason Presson) build a starship that takes them to a galaxy, far, far away. 315 more words

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April 16 in San Antonio history...

1912
San Antonians awoke this morning to read the tragic news about the sinking of the RMS Titanic on April 15 after striking an iceberg four days into her maiden voyage. 100 more words

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Review: La Historia Oficial (1985)

La Historia Oficial (The Official Story) is the Oscar-winning 1980s film about Argentina’s Guerra Sucia (the Dirty War).

La Guerra Sucia was a period of state terrorism in Argentina after a military coup overthrew the government in the 1970s. 214 more words

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