I quit smoking in '92, and I can totally relate.
Using my blog to try and make the world a better place. If I can help someone forget their troubles for a few minutes a day, it's all worth it.
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Please no offense to Her Majesty...
... but before there was Helen Mirren, we had Carol Burnett.
Posted by joe at 2/20/2013 09:30:00 AM
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Land Of The Lost intro:
Posted by joe at 2/16/2013 05:01:00 PM
Land Of The Lost "Medusa" - 1976
I saw this the first day it aired on Saturday morning back in '76. I'd forgotten it was an episode after Rick Marshall ditched the kids to fend for themselves to save his own butt ...
Posted by joe at 2/16/2013 04:25:00 PM
Friday, February 15, 2013
If I have to, I can do anything:
I learned to swim at the Taunton YMCA. I was about 5 years old. My swim instructor was a retired Marine named Seth. Seth had a pretty simple way of teaching kids to swim: he'd pick you up, then throw you in the pool. From there it was either sink or swim, and you had to make it to the edge of the pool by yourself. Of course he was there to help you out if you got in trouble, but basically you were on your own. At first it was petrifying, but once I got thrown in the water, I found that I could make it to the edge on my own, and I didn't sink, I swam. Whenever I face a difficulty in life, and I'm thrown into a situation and it seems like there's no way out, I remember back to when I was 5 and when it came time to sink or swim, I swam. I'll never forget that swimming lesson; it taught me a lot more than just how to swim, it taught me how to face life's challenges and make it through. Thank you, Seth, wherever you are. I really owe you.
Posted by joe at 2/15/2013 01:20:00 PM
Monday, February 11, 2013
One of my favorite shows was Three's Company. Above is the very first episode, I think '78. While it's a little dated, I think it's held up pretty well.
Posted by joe at 2/11/2013 04:51:00 AM
Thursday, February 07, 2013
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