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New Barker in the Neighborhood - Part 6

Ten years later, I was walking around San Francisco’s North Beach, and I ran into Carol Doda on the street. She was still going strong, doing her nightly routine on top of the hydraulic baby-grand piano that came down from the ceiling with her doing the swim or the frug to the delight of the audience. 450 more words

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New Barker in the Neighborhood - Part 5

Start with Part 1:http://caroleconnolly.wordpress.com/2014/05/28/new-barker-in-the-neighborhood/

Leap before you look! I did it again. Langley Porter? I was pretty sure that was the psychiatric division of the UCSF (University of California, San Francisco) right down the street on Parnassus. 894 more words

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New Barker in the Neighborhood - Part 4

It was a clean show. Really, it was. After a while, you forget about being topless. When I first started in the show, I would “hide” behind a screen to get into costume. 1,079 more words

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New Barker in the Neighborhood - Part 3

Link to part 1:  http://caroleconnolly.wordpress.com/2014/05/28/new-barker-in-the-neighborhood

Link to part 2: http://caroleconnolly.wordpress.com/2014/06/01/new-barker-in-the-neighborhood-part-2/

Bimbo’s? We were going to a place called Bimbo’s? Probably a bunch of bimbos in there is why it’s called that. 858 more words

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My Family Tree

The thirst for adventure, the undertaking of wild and crazy activity runs in my family. Some say it’s a genetic trait; some say we’re just plain nuts, which is the same thing, really. 820 more words

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New Barker in the Neighborhood - Part 2

If you missed part 1 see  http://caroleconnolly.wordpress.com/2014/05/28/new-barker-in-the-neighborhood

I reported for my first shift at the Off  Broadway Club at precisely 5:00 as instructed. I wore my sneakers, and carried my high heels, in case I had to bolt. 1,020 more words

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