Category Archives: Saturday Diversion

Dear Mr. Schneider, From Suzy.

Not too many years ago,  the day after Labor Day was the beginning of the school year.  Nowadays, thanks to legislation and recommendations, most schools start earlier in mid-August and continue until late May.  The agrarian society that once ruled … Continue reading

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Harry Chapin–Remembering When The Music

On July 16, 1981, singer-songwriter-activist Harry Chapin died in an automobile crash on the Long Island Expressway in New York.  He was 38 years old.  He was best known in the mainstream for his number one hit, “Cat’s In The … Continue reading

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“And A.J. Foyt Will Win…In 1967”

The 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 takes place tomorrow, May 3oth, 2016. In light of the historic race, I watched several highlight videos tonight and came across a recording of the 1967 Indy 500 presented on ABC’s Wide World … Continue reading

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Hallowe’en Bag of Stuff

HAPPY HALLOWE’EN 2015! I decided on a mix-bag of Halloween “treats” to celebrate the day. Let’s start with Warren Zevon and “Werewolves of London” from 1978. Next stop, is the 1980’s and one of my favorite songs. I don’t find … Continue reading

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