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The call of the Western.

With baseball in its All-Star break, something else had to be on the TV in the evening to help pass the time. The other  night, the perfect fallback programming was on: a Western. 6,477 more words

"Timbo, go away!"*

I read yesterday that Elsa Martinelli, Italian fashion model turned actress, had died. Coincidentally I have just recently watched Hatari (1962) in which Ms. Martinelli starred with John Wayne. 76 more words

True Grit

True grit reminds me of that John Wayne movie
but we each face our share of rustlers and gun slingers
safer to deal with them in a more balanced way… 83 more words

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The little ones are the real problem

We were moving some heifers, they’d escaped from field A into field B. I fixed the fence and two of us, plus dog and quad when to bring them down field B, along the road and back into field A. 800 more words

A thought spared for 'The Quiet Man'

This, from The New Yorker online:

Hollywood’s heroic directors of romantic rowdiness, including Howard Hawks, John Ford, and Raoul Walsh, vied with each other to jam-pack movies of all genres (including war films and Westerns) with music, and Ford’s 1952 comedic drama “

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