Monthly Archives: February 2018

Heaven Can Wait

When I got back home after a long day of teaching, I sat down to watch “Heaven Can Wait.”  For anyone who was young in the 1970s, as I was, this title brings back memories of Warren Beatty and Julie … Continue reading

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7th Heaven

I went to the office and did my work in preparing for class.  I was distracted with a message about the Oscars and ended up giving my predictions.  I sat down to watch “7th Heaven,” the silent film from 1927.  … Continue reading

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The Razor’s Edge

I felt better after a night of coughing.  I went grocery shopping and working a tiring shift.  I heard that the A’s lost their first spring training game against the White Sox.  I stopped to buy a chicken quesadilla, and … Continue reading

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The 15:17 to Paris

I watched the CBS Sunday Morning show.  The Almanac segment reminded us that Sid Caesar’s “Your Show of Shows” premiered on NBC 68 years ago.  “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” won a Grammy for Album of the Year fifty … Continue reading

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Picnic

I was pretty sad to hear about the death of Nanette Fabray, who was 97 years old.  She was one of the few remaining women who had danced with Fred Astaire in a movie.  I woke up to watch the … Continue reading

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Annihilation

I stayed at home until the FedEx deliverer arrived with my A’s season tickets.  The tickets came with the new season ticket holder pin, a commemorative ticket, a lanyard, and something that came rolled up that I didn’t want to … Continue reading

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The Song of Bernadette

I went over to Safeway to buy a pizza and a chocolate cake.  I returned home to watch “The Song of Bernadette” on DVD.  The movie was from 1943 and featured Jennifer Jones as a 14-year-old girl who has a … Continue reading

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