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Never Has Control Been So Out Of Control

I couldn’t wake up. Midday happened, one o’clock didn’t. Gone two in the afternoon when I finally prised myself out of bed. Reflected in the kettle, the night before at Cherry’s gig scribbled all over my face, a disturbed child’s drawing showing what the bad lady did to her. 1,119 more words

Skiing Lake Loggerhead

When the sky would blacken with storm clouds and the sound of thunder shook the very ground we stood on, my father was fond of saying, “Looks like it’s fixin’ to come a turd-floater. 226 more words


Saturday Smile: Swimming Beauties

Kaiya and Mylee have been taking swimming lessons for the past month or so. Being unable to swim myself, I am very happy that they are learning. 78 more words


Fire Island's Cherry Grove

Let’s get one thing straight: I love the beach.

The salty, sweet scent of the crisp ocean, the songs of soaring seagulls, the warmth of sun-kissed sand caressing my feet, and the soothing sounds of soft waves greatly intoxicate me. 528 more words

Beverly Hilton Hotel Celebrates 60 Years

The Beverly Hilton celebrated its 60th anniversary on Friday, Aug. 21, with a retro-themed pool party revisiting the hotel’s history.

Six food-and-drink stations surrounded the pool, each offering copious quantities of a different decade’s culinary arts and libations. 209 more words


Musical Monday: On an Island with You (1948)

It’s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals.
In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 500. 666 more words

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