Tag Archives: Texas

Mystery: Who Shot H.L.?

H.L. Hunt Jr (February 17, 1889 – November 29, 1974) It’s meant as a joke, my post title. This man is supposedly the model for J.R. Ewing on Dallas. He even looks a bit like Larry Hagman, doesn’t he? This … Continue reading

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“If I Die, I Die: I’m Not Going to be Controlled.”

Meat Loaf (September 27, 1947 – January 20, 2022) Whether or not he died from COVID-19 complications is to underestimate the effect this ‘bat out of hell’ had on the world while he lived. Meat Loaf was one of a … Continue reading

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And the (Legal Heart) Beat Goes On and On…

Roe V. Wade (January 22, 1973) They say that nothing divides a country more quickly than a law that limits the choices of 50% of the population. Roe v. Wade has been a thorn in the flesh of the United … Continue reading

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When Bonnie Met Clyde, a Legend was Reborn

Bonnie Parker (1910-1934) and Clyde Barrow (1909-1934) I must confess to a certain fascination for this couple. Although I have no intention of glamorizing violence, they do seem like Robin Hood and Maid Marian reborn into the 20th century. Their … Continue reading

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The Title is Misleading: It’s the Girl Who’s Lost

The Lost Husband (2020) A quietly satisfying film, this one was on Netflix last night. After the sudden death of her husband, Libby is forced to move in with her hypercritical mother. Out of the blue, her estranged Aunt Jean … Continue reading

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