Hopalong Cassidy

When other kids were watching Roy Rogers and Gene Autry in the 50’s, I was watching Hopalong Cassidy on television. I don’t know why, but I liked him better. I still have the Hopalong Cassidy wristwatch I got for Christmas circa 1959. I think my mother saved Cass Clay milk bottle tops to get it.…
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Spell Check

This week, 286 spellers from around the country are competing in the 2007 Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. The champion spellers range from 10 to 15 years of age. They have qualified to compete in the national competition by winning locally sponsored spelling bees in their home communities and counties. The National Spelling…
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Charles Nelson Reilly

ABC News reports the passing of actor Charles Nelson Reilly. Like Paul Lynde he was a master of the double entendre. Just as its hard to turn on The Game Show Network today without seeing him, Reilly was everywhere on television in the 60’s–Match Game, Hollywood Squares and his 95 appearances on The Tonight Show.…
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Snow On May 26

Got the following e-mail from Munich, North Dakota this morning: Good morning! My name is Chelaine and I just graduated from Munich High School lastweekend. I woke up to two inches of snow on the ground this morning.That was about an hour and a half ago. It’s now 9:15 and stillsnowing. Not a light snow…but…
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TiVo Losers

From the "I Never Thought About That Department": TiVo Losers. An interesting article in the LA Times this morning about TiVo users who recorded the "American Idol" finale Tuesday night, only to miss the show’s big finish because the live show ran nine minutes long.  Unless TiVo types programmed their machines to record an extra…
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