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Monthly Archives: April 2016

Okay, I went to YouTube this morning because I was searching for some specific clip. Not surprisingly, I’ve already forgotten what it was. However, those of you who are frequent visitors to YouTube know that when you enter the site, it has a variety of clips set up and ready to go based on your viewing […]

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The first thought that comes to mind when I think of both Ella Fitzgerald and Carol Burnett is, “It doesn’t get any better.” These were two women who were at the absolute top of their fields of entertainment. If I want to swing and listen to music that I know will make me happy and […]

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On Monday, April 11, 2016, the Dodgers renamed the street in front of Dodger Stadium, Vin Scully Avenue, after the longest active member of the Dodger team. Then yesterday, on the 55th Opening Day at Dodger Stadium, and Scully’s last as “the voice of Dodger baseball,” the team held another very special ceremony at Chavez Ravine. Scully, […]

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Okay, Opening Day (Sunday) is winding down here in the NE although the time stamp on this post will read Monday, April 4th. My Buccos won their Opening Day game versus our arch-rival St. Louis Cardinals this afternoon at a cold but sunny PNC Park. Hooray! That, obviously, is the good news. One other piece […]

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