I watched westerns with my dad. He loved all those old cowboy movies and television shows in the 50s and 60s. Each one climaxed with a shoot-em-up and the good guys always won. 384 more words
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December 24 is National Egg Nog Day.
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There are a few theories about how eggnog actually got its name. One story claims that eggnog was first called “egg n’ grog,” which was eventually shortened to “eggnog.” According to other sources, the name comes from the Old English word for strong ale, “nog.” This theory suggests that the combination of the words “egg” and “nog” refers to any drink that contains both eggs and strong alcohol.
As a young boy, I loved the Saturday afternoon matinees at our neighbourhood movie theatre. Whenever I could earn or scrounge the twenty-five cents needed for admission, popcorn, and a soft drink, I’d be there, wide-eyed in the dark, lost for a couple of hours in the fantasies played out before me. 768 more words