Monthly Archives: April 2018

Northern California Ukulele Festival 2018

I watched CBS Sunday Morning and got a brief phone call from my parents.  I walked over to the BART station and took a train all the way over to Union City.  I remember going to a HomeTown Buffet close … Continue reading

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Arrowsmith

Some of Joshua McFadden’s signature recipes include Pasta alla Gricia with Slivered Sugar Snap Peas, Cacio e Pepe Butter, Couscous with English Peas, Apricots, and Lamb Meatballs, Roasted Beets, Avocado, and Sunflower Seeds, Roasted Radishes with Brown Butter, Chile, and … Continue reading

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The Rider

I watched some Match Game and went over to the record store to buy some CDs before going over to the theatre that was showing “The Rider.”  It showed a young man named Brady who rode horses in a rodeo, … Continue reading

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Avengers: Infinity War

I took the bus over to Emeryville to catch the early showing of “Avengers: Infinity War.”  It was ten o’clock in the morning, and the theatre was filled with people.  I was unfortunate to be sitting near someone who couldn’t … Continue reading

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Three Smart Girls

I came home from class and walked over to the record store.  I bought a vinyl copy of John Lennon’s “Mind Games” album and also bought CDs of Tom Petty, Roger Miller, and Joe Ely.  I heard the news about … Continue reading

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In Old Chicago

I did some work preparing for my lecture and then took a break to watch “In Old Chicago.  The cast included Tyrone Power, Alice Faye, Don Ameche, and Andy Devine.  The movie started with characters acting stupidly.  The father of … Continue reading

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Captains Courageous

After I returned from work, I watched “Captains Courageous,” the movie with Spencer Tracy, Freddie Bartholomew, Lionel Barrymore, Mickey Rooney, Melvyn Douglas, and John Carradine.  Bartholomew was a very good child actor.  He was supposed to be a spoiled rich … Continue reading

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