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What’s Love Got to Do with It? Everything

Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock) (November 26, 1939 – May 23, 2013) Tina Turner was a titan of rock ‘n’ roll. She was also a survivor of domestic abuse. That probably made her a better person in so many … Continue reading

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Whodunit: the “Black Dahlia” Murder of…

Elizabeth Short (July 29, 1924 – January 15, 1944) Today’s post was prompted by a YouTube video from the Forensic Astrology team of Ellie Adams and Brandy Burrow, yesterday. This sensational murder is still unsolved after almost 76 years. That … Continue reading

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It’s Not Often that an Actress Gets to Play Her Prior Life

Halle Berry (August 14, 1966) This is yet another strange coincidence: Halle Berry was born in Cleveland, Ohio. She was born there in her prior life, too. Before we get to that life, let’s look at her birth chart. Now, … Continue reading

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Tearjerker: This Dog Met the 5 O’clock Train for 9 Years

Hachi: A Dog’s Tale (2009) I should have known better: with BeBe’s current state of health (and mind), this little film was going to break my heart. I blubbered a lot of tears. In October 2009, Christopher Lloyd of the┬áSarasota … Continue reading

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You Wouldn’t Think He was a Shy Man

Charlie Chaplin (April 16, 1889 – December 25, 1977) Charlie Chaplin was always an enigma to regular folks. Sure, he could be like every man (the Tramp) and he could even lampoon Hitler (“The Great Dictator”), but the little insecurities … Continue reading

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Life Lesson: Don’t Base a Marriage on Sexual Chemistry

Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor I can only imagine how hard it must have been for these two to live together. Even after their first divorce, they got back together and remarried. Now, that’s what I call determination to succeed … Continue reading

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From Girl Next Door to Mother Superior: Then and Now

Sally Field (November 6, 1946) She was always a cutie-patootie. She started out on TV as Gidget (girl-midget), became the Flying Nun and then, later, Forrest Gump’s mother. Sally Field has picked up two Oscars, one for “Norma Rae” and … Continue reading

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Well, Ain’t That a Kick in the Head

Frank Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) I know the song belongs to Dean Martin, and not Frank Sinatra, but I thought how appropriate it feels for me after reading some of Frank’s history, especially his connections with … Continue reading

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What Happens When You Try to Change the Past?

11.22.63 (2016) This is “Back to the Future” for Baby Boomers. I watched the first episode on Amazon Prime Video. It was 90 minutes long. There are seven more to see. I won’t be watching them. I’ve seen enough. Having … Continue reading

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“He Wasn’t All ‘Bubble and Squeak’.”

Walt Disney (December 5, 1901 – December 15, 1966) While discussing my upcoming post about Walt Disney, my wife said the words quoted above. At first I thought she was referencing ‘sweetness and light’, but she really intended ‘squeaky clean’. … Continue reading

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