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Larry Hagman

As many of you know, actor Larry Hagman has passed on.  Hagman is best known for his roles in I Dream of Jeannie and Dallas. I wasn’t allowed to watch Dallas when I was a kid, but I occasionally got … Continue reading

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Gary Collins and Arlen Specter

I’d like to honor two men who passed on recently: Gary Collins and Arlen Specter. 1.  I watched Gary Collins on Hour Magazine when I was a child.  Granted, he had his feet of clay (see here), but I remember … Continue reading

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William Windom

I just learned that actor William Windom passed on last week. Of course, he’s known as Commodore Decker on the Star Trek episode, “The Doomsday Machine”.  That’s one of my Dad’s favorite episodes (we called it “the tube one”), but … Continue reading

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Margie Impert in Magnum, P.I.

I’m a Highway to Heaven fan.  I watched it regularly when I was a kid coming home from school, and I own the first three seasons as an adult.  (Unfortunately, A&E only released the first three seasons.) One character I’ve … Continue reading

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The Loop; Introvert Power; Last Night’s Desperate Housewives Episode

I have two good quotes for today, as well as some thoughts on last night’s Desperate Housewives: 1.  Rachel Held Evans had some good Sunday Superlatives yesterday.  One of them was Brett McCracken’s In Praise of Being Out of the … Continue reading

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The Silent Scream, and Planned Parenthood’s Response

This will be a rambling post about the abortion issue.  I’ll accept comments, as long as they address the points that I discuss and refrain from abusive or ad hominem attacks. I came across a YouTube video that was from … Continue reading

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