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Teen Idols of Yesterday
It is enough to say that to have a complete and happy youth is to be able to sigh and cheer for teen idols. To have your favorites that make a teenage girl's heart beat faster. The motto is to love them desperately and to never forget them or their music. Unfortunately, these times are over but never in my memory.
Strolling Down Lovers Lane 1940s
Love is a wondrous thing. There are many songs written about true love, wishing for love, unrequited love, and even heartbreak when breaking up. I want to take you through the years along Lovers Lane with popular love songs from the 1940s, '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s, and '90s.
Hope Springs Eternal
I am a wreck. A total wreck. What has happened? Well, I have not been swept away by any natural disaster, no speeding express train has struck me, and I have not been in a car accident. What has happened is that another Vocal Challenge has come and swept over me like an artificial tsunami. I always check out the challenges and choose the ones that I am sure I can handle and follow the instructions. So far, as much as I have submitted not a nibble.
The Ghosts of Texas
The Catfish Plantation Restaurant is located in Waxahachie, Texas not far from Dallas. The town of Waxahachie can be seen in such movies as “Places of the Heart”, “Tender Mercies”, and “A Trip to Bountiful”. It has also been filmed in other TV movies and television series because of its historical buildings, houses, and courthouse. The restaurant itself is popular because of the spirits that inhabit it.
Hometown New York City Brooklyn
For people living in small to mid-size hometowns, it is easy to write about their towns. However, for someone like me who was born and raised in New York City, it is rather difficult. Therefore I will look upon the borough of Brooklyn as my small town away from the teeming streets of Manhattan and the other boroughs. If you know about Brooklyn and find a neighborhood missing it is just that I wrote about all the ones I knew and where I have been. I was born in a very quiet corner of Brooklyn called Bay Ridge so I began my tour there. Flatbush in Brooklyn, New York is a neighborhood with many immigrants, Prospect Park South is another neighborhood within the community of Flatbush as is Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, the jewel of the community is Prospect Park and Kensington lies to the south of the park. As I continue I will paste the links for the neighborhoods I have written about below.
London On the Thames
Buckingham Palace is usually one of the first places tourists head for when they visit the capital of England, London. Large crowds are drawn every day for the pomp and circumstance of the Changing of the Guard. The palace was built in 1837 and is the London residence of the Royal Family and has been so since the time of Queen Victoria's reign. Take a look at the flagpole and if you see the royal standard flying it means the Queen is at home. On special state occasions, the Queen and members of the Royal Family come out on the central balcony to greet the crowds. When the Queen is at her summer palace in Scotland visitors can get tickets to tour the State Rooms, the Queen's Gallery, and the Royal Mews.
Victoria on Vancouver Island
Victoria the capital of British Columbia is located on Vancouver Island. The city is found in one of the warmest places in Canada in the winter. It has become a popular tourist destination. Victoria has no land connections to mainland Canada.
Shaken Not Stirred
When as a young adult I enjoyed the night spots in New York City the places that I favored knew how I wanted my Martini served. It had to be ice cold, in a Martini glass, straight up, and the glass filled with green olives stuffed with pimentos. It was like having a Martini with a marinated olive salad. World-famous super spy from filmdom Bond, James Bond, Agent 007 wanted his shaken not stirred. However, if you prefer your Martini your way, you can choose among all different kinds and make one your signature cocktail. Cheers!
Let’s Have a Snack
In between the usual meals breakfast, lunch, and dinner sometimes people enjoy snacking. At times a popular time for a snack is after dinner. Hunger can strike at any time and people might go for savory or sweet snacks. There are pre-packaged snacks like chips, nuts, and popcorn. There are those who enjoy snacking on crackers and cheese. If you are creative you might enjoy making your own snacks. Here you’ll find ideas for making some delicious snacks.