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   Gram77 posted on Movies & Reviews  Good morning all. Couldn't sleep so checked out movies. If you had offered a million dollars to identify Gabby Hayes I still would have never got it. What a difference a beard made!
Wednesday at 06:08 EST .

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   StormCnter  Isn't that photo something, Gram? The odd thing (or maybe not odd ) about our perception of Gabby Hayes is that he was what we saw on screen in the cowboy films, funny, not too smart, a little bit grimy. But, in real life, he was educated and erudite. He had retired at age 40 from the business world, but lost everything in the '29 crash. His wife persuaded him to move to California and he found a niche in westerns. He didn't learn to ride a horse until he was 50. I love the story.
Wednesday at 06:23 EST .

   Gram77 posted on Suggested Reading  I am a little more than half way through James Grippondo's new book Cane and Abe. Very good.
May 17 at 10:22 EST .

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   Gram77  Apparently I was mistaken about the newness of Grippondo's book mentioned above. I just finished checking our a site called "bookreporter" and found that this author has a book coming out on June 2 entitled Cash Landing. This site gives pretty good reviews and the book sounds interesting. ANYWAY I posted because this because the Suggested Reading site does not seem to be visited as often as it once was. I love reading and like to read many different kinds of books; things from history/war, memoirs, explorers, mystery, and silly stuff, Stephnie Plum being one. I know there are well educated folks here. Could we pep up this site a bit? Hope I am not butting in where I don't belong.
8 hours ago .

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   Gram77 posted on Pet Peeves  Was at Sam's Club yesterday just wandering around when suddenly a cart scrapes along my entire left side, scratching my arm. I jumped, looked to my left and a lady gave me a rather blank look and said, "oh, sorry" and kept going. What is happening to our world?
May 16 at 09:46 EST .

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   Safetydude  Walmart, Sam's Club and open borders
May 16 at 17:33 EST .

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   Balogreene  Americans and some Europeans tend to have space issues. We like lots of it. Many other countries have cultures of getting close and up front. I get so upset when people invade my space, as Gram's offender obviously did. My problem, I would have yelled at them!
May 17 at 16:45 EST .

   Safetydude  Not just Europeans, Balo...
Latin America and Mexico is just as bad.
And the NYC subway or the Metro in Paris or the Underground in London. Except for the smell and language 'your space' doesn't exist. I've not been to Tokyo, where as I understand it, it's even worse.
May 17 at 18:19 EST .

   Gram77 posted on Movies & Reviews  The Captains Courageous trivia was interesting. Sure had me fooled, it sure looked like the middle of the ocean!
May 14 at 10:21 EST .

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   Gram77 posted on Movies & Reviews  Oh good, someone is up besides me!! The older I get the goofier my sleep habits become.
May 14 at 06:29 EST .

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   Gram77 posted on Suggested Viewing/Listening  Has any one seen In Pursuit Of Honor? I have never heard of it but found a review on YouTube. It looks quite good and apparently a true story.
May 12 at 13:48 EST .

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   MeiDei  Reposting this from the Movie Wall for you.
1995 HBO Movie In Pursuit of Honor with Don Johnson & Gabrielle Anwar

A group of cavalry men defy orders to destroy hundreds of army horses. - Written by Rob Hartill

Based on a true story. In 1932 some American soldiers risked their lives and career for the respect to the horses who fought with them in their battles. Having disobeyed a direct order, the men are pursued by the military, but now the bullets aren't just aimed at the horses. General MacArthur himself ordered the shooting of 509 healthy horses in order to prepare the army for a foreseeable world war.
May 19 at 09:05 EST .

   MeiDei  The youtube link is the full movie, just watched it & happy to have. Enjoy.
May 19 at 10:58 EST .

   Gram77 posted on Movies & Reviews  Just deleted something that should have been here. About the the "more" thing about Home Fron The Hill. I used to work where everyone used walkie talkies and when one crossed over on another it was called "stepping on each other". That must be what happened.
May 12 at 13:39 EST .

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   StormCnter  It happens to me too, Gram. It takes 10 or 15 seconds to type a comment and in the meantime something else is getting posted. Not a problem. I was worried you might have been offended when you thought "more" was directed at you.
May 12 at 14:54 EST .

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   Gram77  Oh boy, it takes a whole lot more than that to offend me. Actually I laughed and said to myself......ok you want more, I got more, and started typing. : ) : )
May 12 at 15:54 EST .

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   Gram77 posted on Movies & Reviews  Hey, Storm, this has been a laugh a minute today. By the way if you want to reward me another activity, I can still roller skate! : )
May 5 at 14:00 EST .

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   StormCnter  Well, keep 'em handy. You don't know what's coming. We're glad you've enjoyed the Wall today. I agree. It's been fun.
May 5 at 16:18 EST .

   Gram77 posted on Suggested Reading  I finally slogged my way through The Alphabet House. Boy, some book. I donated it to our neighborhood branch of our main library and they were really pleased to get it.
April 22 at 14:22 EST .

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   Gram77 posted on Pet Peeves  May I please put Hubby on this Wall.......just for the day? :(
April 20 at 11:09 EST .

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   HopeandGlory  I hear ya Gram . . . and you certainly may.

As my saintly Mother used to say when she was "Browned Off" . . . "Life gets kinda tedious donit!" . . . Smile!
April 20 at 17:29 EST .

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   Balogreene  Just remember guys, we don't all have hubbies to put on the wall, and sort of (only sort of ) wish we did. (smile )
April 20 at 19:25 EST .

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   BirdsNest  I have a hubby and some days he gets on my last good nerve, but then he says something so totally sweet all is forgiven. Sometimes I forget he is so ill.
April 24 at 08:18 EST .

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