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Thank You, Billy Graham

“The closest thing America has ever had to a national pastor.” – NBC-TV’s Lester Holt 

Last night I watched the full hour of the Canadian daily Christian talk show… 177 more words


Jazz standards and Peggy Lee's full-bodied Black Coffee

It’s logical to begin at the beginning, but with this particular writing project, I find it helpful to start in a place that’s best for me. 606 more words


I've Fallen into Classic TV and I Can't Get Up

Greater love hath no husband than to tell his wife about a Murder She Wrote marathon. “It’s running all day Saturday and Sunday,” Tim tells me wearily, thereby consigning himself to another room for pretty much two solid days. 274 more words

Movie Briefs

January 18, 1948: The Kid's Got Talent?

As the program began, the spinning of a wheel would determine the contestants’ order of appearance. As the wheel spun, Ted Mack would chant the magic words: “Round and round she goes, and where she stops nobody knows.” It was January 18, 1948, and… 286 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

Stories From the Road #12

This is part of a series of posts I’ve entitled, “Stories From the Road.” Each week I will post a new story from Rick Sikes, a Texas musician who traveled the roads of Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and out to California for well over twenty years. 728 more words

Writing And Music

Moody River - Pat Boone

Moody River is song by an American singer called Pat Boone. The song is about a boy who went to a lake to meet his girlfriend but when he gets there he finds that she has committed suicide after cheating on him. 53 more words