You know there is a time for politics and then, there is a time for real life. Joe Biden and his family are real people, with real families and this here, is really big loss. The story: WASHINGTON — Joseph R. Biden III, the former attorney general of Delaware and the eldest son of Vice … [Read more…]
I used to love watching that show’s reruns on TV. LOS ANGELES – Actor James Garner, whose whimsical style in the 1950s TV Western “Maverick” led to a stellar career in TV and films such as “The Rockford Files” and his Oscar-nominated “Murphy’s Romance,” has died, police said. He was 86. He was found dead … [Read more…]
No Christmas tree was ever again allowed in Mary Krainatz’s Upper Peninsula home. The sight of a decorated fir tree, resplendent with colorful ornaments, yuletide cheers and the gaiety of children, reminded her of a Christmas Eve she longed to forget. Seventy-three people, the majority of them children younger than 10, died in a stampede … [Read more…]
It appears that Alvin Lee finally made it home. Alvin Lee, the guitarist and singer of Ten Years After, has died. A statement posted on his official website read: “With great sadness we have to announce that Alvin unexpectedly passed away early this morning after unforseen complications following a routine surgical procedure. “We have lost … [Read more…]
Los Angeles (CNN) — Aaron Swartz, an Internet savant who at a young age shaped the online era by co-developing RSS and Reddit and later became a digital activist, has committed suicide, a relative told CNN Saturday. He was 26 years old. A prodigy, Swartz was behind some of the Internet’s iconic moments, soaring to … [Read more…]
This is for the children, that we lost. I’ll be back tomorrow.
I will not lie to my readers, Jazz is really not my thing. I am a rock and roller. However, I always show mad respect to the great ones in music. Jazz is an American thing, and we invented it, and people overseas wanted to sound like us. This was back, when America was a … [Read more…]
I just recently lost a family member and I got permission from her daughter Sandy to post this tribute. Arlene, as we called her,was my Grandfather’s Brother’s Daughter. This would be on my Mother’s side of the family. She was born on August 30, 1946 and passed away on October 8, 2012. She was one … [Read more…]
Some sad news to report on a Sunday. NBC News Politics: Former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania, the Republican-turned-Democrat who played a key role in many Supreme Court nominations, has died. He was 82. His son Shanin Specter says his father died Sunday morning at his home in Philadelphia, from complications of non-Hodgkins lymphoma. … [Read more…]
This is dedicated to a young lady, who left us way too damned soon.