But Sometimes We Do, Rich Paschall You may have run into someone at the mall or in the supermarket who looked a bit familiar, but you were sure you did not know him. Then he comes up to you and starts talking as if you are old friends. If you are lucky he will say … Continue reading ROCK AND ROLL NEVER FORGETS – Rich Paschall
Maybe you remember the old Jewish Catskill comics. Some of them went back to the old days of Vaudeville. Others are more recent. A fair number are alive and well, and a surprisingly large number are still working. Except, the center of the action today is Las Vegas. Maybe the Catskills will rise again. Probably … Continue reading CATSKILL COMEDIANS IN THOSE GOOD OLD DAYS – Marilyn Armstrong
Freeport, Long Island. It's in Nassau Country, the closest county on Long Island to New York. I grew up in the city. In Queens, which is a borough of New York. Each of New York's boroughs has its own character and in many ways, is a city in its own right. Certainly, people who grow … Continue reading WOODCLEFT CANAL, FREEPORT, LONG ISLAND – Marilyn Armstrong
I grew up in a semi-rural nook in the middle of Queens, New York. The city had surrounded us leaving a tiny enclave walking distance from the subway. The house was more than a hundred years old. It had been changed by each family who had lived there, so much that I doubt the original … Continue reading MY OLD NEIGHBORHOOD – Marilyn Armstrong
I did take a lot of drugs … but I never considered them a “religious” or otherwise “exalted” experience. They were fun. Music was magical and just being outside and watching the stars was a glorious experience. In all those years, I never had a bad trip. But I was always careful about where I … Continue reading HALLEY’S COMET AND THE END OF HIPPYHOOD – Marilyn Armstrong
No, I didn't pick the wrong day to give up sniffing glue! If you write, professionally or just for fun, you'll probably understand. I'm trying to set down the words that have been conga dancing in my brain as I just showered and shaved. I probably shouldn't have shaved because my fingers kept poking my … Continue reading YESTERDAY WHEN MY WORLD WAS YOUNG – Garry Armstrong
FOWC with Fandango — Duplicate FYI, recent updates in both Mac and PC have made the interface for YouTube very ... different. I'm not even sure how I finally got this to work at all.