Category Archives: Entertainment

Thinking About Roller Coasters

A few years ago I visited my friend Gregg in Port Clinton, about halfway between Toledo and Cleveland, Ohio on the shore of Lake Erie. The main thing to remember about Gregg, is his obsession with roller coasters. This is … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in cultural highlights, Entertainment, Friendship, History, Travel | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Perhaps A Vacation Next Year?

Hopefully all the past family business of dad’s estate will be settled by next year. It will be time to get away from Nebraska for awhile. I also need to renew my passport again. There are a lot of travel … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in cultural highlights, Entertainment, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

LOOK September 10, 1940

A magazine from dad’s old stash is probably one of the most interesting periodicals I’ve ever held in my hands. The publication date is one year before the tragic attack on Pearl Harbor. The issue of LOOK is a glimpse … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in cultural highlights, Entertainment, History, photography, Politics, Vintage Collectables | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

The Wayne Chicken Show

We people in Northeastern Nebraska are familiar with one of the few festivals that rival the State Fair as a summertime highlight… The Wayne Chicken Show. It’s a festival held each second weekend of July. As far as I know, … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in cultural highlights, Entertainment, Hometown, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Unwholesome Speech

Today’s concerns about “fake news” and “alt-facts” are not misguided. Untruthful statements are part of the problem of the degradation of modern communication. We notice that gossip is rampant in our culture, and the language is polluted with profanity everywhere … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Controversy, cultural highlights, Entertainment, Friendship | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

“Our Army” (Magazine)

The job of sorting through the last of dad’s old stuff in the attic is moving into its final phases. Tomorrow, is the deadline to have everything removed from the property.  This week I went through the stacks of magazines … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in cultural highlights, Entertainment, History, Vintage Collectables | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

Can Our Minds Be Hijacked?

Jorge asked an intriguing and somewhat scary question yesterday. Have our minds been hijacked? I fired back by saying, “Possibly.”  I continued my response by saying this is a question I’ve asked myself many times in the past, because we … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Controversy, cultural highlights, Entertainment, Gadgets, Meanderings, Politics, religion, Science | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments