Category Archives: Hobbies & General Interest

Southeast Michigan’s Premier Event – 2018 Woodward Dream Cruise

Today is the 24nd annual Woodward Dream Cruise, billed as the world’s largest classic car event.  It takes place in my back yard. Well, to be exact, it’s about 1/2 a block away from my front yard! More than a … Continue reading

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Aretha Franklin is dead at age 76

Aretha has passed today at her home in Detroit of advanced pancreatic cancer. Her death is not unexpected, although her family has kept the news fairly quiet. She is part of the music of my youth, especially as a Detroit … Continue reading

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Growing Up In the 1950’s

My earliest memories are of life in the early Detroit suburbs, a time when families were moving out of the city into the country.  So it was with our family.  My Aunt and Uncle and their sons had bought some … Continue reading

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World Elephant Day, 2018

World Elephant Day is an international annual event dedicated to the preservation and protection of the world’s elephants.

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Scott Adams – How to know the truth about “Q”

I have no horse in this race, but I think this presentation is interesting, and worth watching. I don’t necessarily agree with everything Scott says, but it held my interest, and I hope that you like it. Topics: A framework … Continue reading

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Perseid Meteor Shower, August’s celestial show!

Best viewing nights: August 11-12, 2018 The Perseid meteor shower is the best shower of the year! 60-70 meteors per hour are possible, and the moon will be a thin crescent which will make for great viewing conditions! Earth … Continue reading

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Mmmm, BREAD!!

Back in the 1970’s when my mother had a problem losing weight, she said that the hardest thing to give up, and the thing that made her fat, was bread. Now, I don’t know how true it is that bread … Continue reading

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