Category Archives: Pop Culture

The Little Things that Matter

With all the disquiet happening in the US and and throughout the world, whether from fears of another stock market bubble imploding or national security woes, or personal whys and wherefores related to various forms of angst,  we sometimes find ourselves … Continue reading

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Van Cliburn – A Giant Among Artists

In the vainglorious, self-absorbed age of the Kardashians, where one can become rich and famous simply for having no talent of any kind, the Van Cliburn-types exist in relative obscurity.  Perhaps they want it that way, or perhaps they’re waiting … Continue reading

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Women Drivers …. and Why We’re Superior

I just returned home from walking my two pups (jeez, is it dark out at 5:30pm.)  While at my street corner, I was called to by two young girls in a jeep, “do you know where Etchingham Circle is?”  I did, “make … Continue reading

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Casey Anthony..not guilty, and not innocent

I must admit, I’ve only paid attention to the Casey Anthony trial in the past four weeks.  Otherwise, I could be one of those people who “must live in a cave” not to have heard about her, the murder or … Continue reading

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Christina! Next stop…Afghanistan.

Okay, we have over 3 million hits on YouTube of Christina Aguilera’s rendition of The Star-Spangled Banner at yesterday’s Super Bowl XLV.  And yes, I know the music style and adoration of certain pop idols is purely subjective.  I don’t mind a hearing … Continue reading

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