Monthly Archives: May 2017

ON THIS DAY: May 31, 2017

May 31st is Macaroon Day Save Your Hearing Day Senior Health and Fitness Day Speak in Sentences Day World MS Day * World No-Tobacco Day * ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Walt Whitman, Chien-Shiung Wu and Buddy Holly, click

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ON THIS DAY: May 30, 2017

May 30th is Loomis Day * Hole in My Bucket Day Mint Julep Day Water a Flower Day ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Mahlon Loomis, Agnès Varda and Benjamin Britten, click

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Rest in peace my friends

I’d like you to meet five guys I met when I was in Vietnam. These guys were the crew aboard a Lockheed C-130E serial number 62-1785, of the 314th Tactical Airlift Wing based at Ching Chuan Kang Ab, China. Lockheed … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: May 29, 2017

May 29th is Biscuit Day Coq Au Vin Day Escalator Day * Paperclip Day Learn About Composting Day International Day of UN Peacekeepers * ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Joseph Haydn, Sojourner Truth and Oswald Spengler, click

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TCS: LAST NOTES – Bugles for the Fallen

Good Morning! ________________________________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a … Continue reading

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“Art is a lie that makes us realize truth . . .”

This was true when Picasso said it. It is true now. Just watch this TED talk. Then do something. That is all.

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ON THIS DAY: May 28, 2017

May 28th is Amnesty International Day * Brisket Day Hamburger Day Sierra Club Day * Menstrual Hygiene Day * ________________________________________________________________ MORE! Ian Fleming, Alan Turing and Gladys Knight, click 

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