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Is This the Real Thing, or Just a Fantasy, Too?

Dorothy Eady (Omm Sety) (January 16, 1904 – April 21, 1981) My friend, Ian, sent me the link to the History Channel’s page about Dorothy Eady, last night. I’d heard of her before, but actually didn’t pay her any attention, … Continue reading

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Her 100th Birthday would have been on Next Monday

Betty White (January 17, 1922 – December 31, 2021) Wikipedia states that Betty White was active in show business from 1939 until 2021. That’s a good innings, as the British would say. And of course she was well-loved by the … Continue reading

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We Seem to be Seeing a Lot of Child Proteges Lately

Champ Jaxon (Jackson Champion Winkler) (August 28, 2010) Here’s another surprise entry in my day yesterday: this young musician was on Ellen yesterday afternoon at 4:00 pm local time. Here’s a link to the EllenTube video. At first, I wondered … Continue reading

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She May Be More Than Just the New Annie

Celina Smith (May 12, 2008?) OK. This is one for the books. There is a decided lack of birth information for this young lady. That may have been by design because the role she played last night in Annie Live! … Continue reading

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And So Say All of Us: For He’s a…

Julian Fellowes (August 17, 1949) Oh, the hidden depths of this man. Julian Fellowes first came to my attention as an actor during the BBC TV series “Monarch of the Glen” (2000-2005). I didn’t know he was a writer, too, … Continue reading

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Spam, Spam, Spam and Spam

The quote from Monty Python’s “And Now For Something Completely Different” is so apt these days, even here on WordPress. On a good day, I might get one or two totally unconnected comments (as in, unconnected to the subject mater … Continue reading

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Dr. Phil Tackles a 31-year-old Cold Case

The Murder of Dennis Wustenhoff (July 14, 1948 – February 15, 1990) There’s no ‘proof’ that the husband of Dennis Wustenhoff‘s lover actually planted the bomb that blew up Dennis’ car in 1990, but, as has been shown, this ‘bomb … Continue reading

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Crème de la Crème: Still Fresh After All These Years

Dame Maggie Smith (December 28, 1934) The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie When this film was made, Maggie Smith was almost 35 years old: most definitely in her prime. Now, it seems, she still gets all the best lines, no … Continue reading

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They Also Serve Who Only Stand and Wait

Downton Abbey (2010 – 2015) Having been a late fan of Upstairs, Downstairs (1971-1975), I find it interesting how the British love to show a time when rich people (read, the nobility) had servants (read, slaves). At the moment, we … Continue reading

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Everybody Gets to Say, “Goodbye, Lucifer”

Lucifer: Season 6 – Partners ‘Till the End It’s been a fun run, for sure. Six glorious seasons are now over. No doubt, some will want it to be resurrected, once more, but what’s done is done! Now, just for … Continue reading

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