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Take A Giant Step: Press Play

Have you ever invited a friend to stay, begun to show them around your locality, and suddenly noticed all the amazing things that are nearby? Cities, countryside, quirky buildings, little streets you rarely go down because you don’t need to. 842 more words

Living Life To The Full


Our Annual New Year’s Day Party was as fun as always. For nearly 10 years (or more, I can’t remember), we have been having this gathering to celebrate the end of the holiday season (phew!) and the beginning of a new year. 226 more words


Five Things I Know About Music

I blame Mike Nesmith. Also at fault are John Lennon, my Godmother, my cousin, and I suppose my grandmother. You see, my grandmother was the glue that kept our large, extended Ukrainian family together. 1,007 more words


The Monkees, Wisconsin State Fair - August 10, 1986

by Randolph Owens

Here we come…walkin down your street…

Every summer, for as far back as my memory goes, we visited family in Milwaukee. It was probably only for a week or two each time, but it seemed like months. 338 more words


Pic of the Day: "Head" revisited

Today we celebrate the 72nd birthday of my favorite Monkee, Michael Nesmith. What better way to do so than to revisit Head (1968)? Here is the birthday boy (slightly blurry, sorry about that) with the late… 54 more words

Timothy Carey

Happy Birthday Monkees!

How about that! A couple of Monkees were born on this day! Mike Nesmith turns 72 today, and Davy Jones would have been 69. Sadly, Davy passed away in 2012. 85 more words


Gift Remembered

My sister, Mary, commented that she likes when I write about my early years growing up in our fabulous family. I always feel a little unsure about writing my version of the past for an audience that includes others who were present at the time and enough older than me that they probably were able to form more dependable memories of the actual events. 310 more words