Tag Archives: 2013

I Want to Wish You a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, too

On Christmas Day, 1914, only four months into the brutality of World War I, a spontaneous miracle happened on the Western Front.  On that day German and British soldiers laid down their arms and gathered together in No Man’s Land … Continue reading

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Hulabaloo at the Soo

Let me just say right off that when it comes to Homeland and border security, I’m all for it. When it comes to appreciating how essential shipping is to the Great Lakes, I’m right at the head of the line. … Continue reading

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Me at the Oscars: Fabulous or Fizzle, 60 years and counting

When the first televised Academy Awards ceremony took place on March 19, 1953, I, a bedazzled 15-year-old movie fan, sat in front of our black and white TV set, riveted and no doubt pledging to never forget that moment as … Continue reading

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