Category Archives: Movies

Violet, Your turning Violet, Violet

Very sad to read of the passing of Denise Nickerson, the actress who played Violet Beauregarde in 1971’s classic, and one of my favorite all time movies “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory” Denise Nickerson – 1957 – 2019 It really … Continue reading

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Designated Survivor / My Bodyguard

Finished watching Season 3 of “Designated Survivor” on Neflix and really enjoyed it. I was a big fan of the show when in was on broadcast TV (ABC) and am grateful to Netflix, as well as the cast and crew, … Continue reading

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Television, Movies, Music, and Sports

Just some random thoughts on various topics since I haven’t written much lately. Television Was glad to see that “Designated Survivor” has been revived and Season 3 is now available on Netflix.   Was sad when ABC decided to cancel it … Continue reading

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The 4:30 Movie on WABC-TV Channel 7

As I am home looking for a new job, I am trying to keep myself from sleeping late, or watching TV during the day.  I,m trying to keep myself on a professional schedule, spending time doing research and training to … Continue reading

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Music, Movies and More

While out on a run last week (Trying to keep myself active while looking for a new job), I heard the song “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” by the Proclaimers, and it made me immediately think of the movie “Benny … Continue reading

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Thank you to George Lucas and Star Wars

I can still remember the first time I saw Star Wars.   We use to go to Cape Cod each summer for vacation and I still vividly remember going to see Star Wars  at the Wellfleet Drive-In Theater.  It was raining … Continue reading

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Jeff Kent checks all the boxes and deserves to be in the Baseball Hall of Fame

While looking at the list of players eligible for the 2019 MLB Baseball Hall of Fame, I started thinking why some players are more likely to make it over others, regardless of their career statistics. If you go strictly by … Continue reading

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