Monthly Archives: April 2016

Yonder Alonso’s Walk-Off Home Run

I had to attend a meeting in the morning.  I was glad that they gave us some food.  I got through a shortened shift and was happy to leave and go out to Trader Joe’s.  I bought a shredded chicken … Continue reading

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The Graduate

I went through a lot of preparation for my class.  I ate a salad for lunch.  I thought I gave a decent lecture, and I walked on home.  I browsed through the record store and bought the video game Tekken … Continue reading

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It Happened One Night

I sat down and started working on an answer key for an exam.  I didn’t finish it before I went out grocery shopping.  I fell asleep during my lunch hour, but managed to go out there and complete my shift.  … Continue reading

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Repo Man

I heard on the radio that the Raiders have nearly sold out their season tickets at the Coliseum.  There is some more interest in them because they have a chance to be a pretty good team, and the 49ers are … Continue reading

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Two Rode Together

I woke up and thought about Sunday’s ukulele festival and whether I would be there next year.  I wished that I could organize an event that had as much good feeling around it.  I heard Gayle King on television talking … Continue reading

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The Killing of a Chinese Bookie

I was watching CBS Sunday Morning when my parents phoned me.  I left to catch a BART train to the Bay Fair station.  I had forgotten that the line between San Leandro and Bay Fair was closed, and so I … Continue reading

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Elvis & Nixon

I looked up the American Top 40 playlist for the weekend.  The Top 10 songs on April 23, 1977 were “Right Time of the Night,” “When I Need You,” “So In to You,” “Love Theme from ‘A Star is Born’ … Continue reading

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The Huntsman: Winter’s War

I went to work in the rain.  All I could think of was my paycheck for next week.  I took the bus out to the Grand Lake Theatre so that I could see “The Huntsman: Winter’s War.”  I don’t know … Continue reading

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

I prepared for my class and heard about the death of Prince.  I was distracted with that news for a couple of hours, and then I went home for lunch.  I gave my class a review session for their exam.  … Continue reading

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Carrie

When I watched Match Game yesterday, I was impressed that Bonnie Franklin won $20000 for two contestants in two programs.  She died three years ago.  I worked my shift, but people seemed to be strangely unhappy, and I felt slightly … Continue reading

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