Saturday, December 3, 2016
Journeys Into Passing: Creator of Big Mac

Passing: Creator of Big Mac

The person who created the Big Mac died on November 28. Michael “Jim” Delligatti, who invented McDonald’s two-tiered burger at his Uniontown, Pa., franchise, was 98. Delligatti began tinkering with the store’s burger in the mid-1960s. He added a second burger and six other ingredients. But he labored for two years to come up with Read Article

Posted by: Admin December 3, 201611:43 pm
Saturday, November 26, 2016
Journeys Into Passing:  Florence Henderson

Passing: Florence Henderson

To many she was the Mom they wished they had. Florence Henderson who died on November 26 had a long and varied career. But she will always be best remembered as Carol Brady, the Mom on TV’s Brady Much. Some found the program too saccharine and full of sunshine. Though I was older than the Read Article

Posted by: Admin November 26, 20168:45 pm
Saturday, August 6, 2016
Journeys Into I Love THIS Lucy

I Love THIS Lucy

Who says there are no do-overs ? A new statue of Lucille Ball  was unveiled this weekend (August 6-7) in her a hometown in Celoron, N.Y. Unlike the old one, this one actually looks like the Lucy everyone loves. The new life-size bronze statue was created by noted sculptor Carolyn Palmer who won a national Read Article

Posted by: Admin August 6, 20168:05 pm
Saturday, August 6, 2016
Journeys Into Passing: Pete Fountain

Passing: Pete Fountain

Pete Fountain, whose easygoing, apparently effortless style on the clarinet and his perpetually sunny disposition made him a natural ambassador for New Orleans, died on August 6 in New Orleans. He was 86. More from NOLA.com Also check out these highlights from his great career (courtesy of NOLA.com)   ShareFollow

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Monday, January 18, 2016
Journeys Into Passing: Richard G. Hendrickson, Who Recorded the Weather for 85 Years, Dies at 103

Passing: Richard G. Hendrickson, Who Recorded the Weather for 85 Years, Dies at 103

The New York Times Obituary section noted the passing of a most unqiue individual. A retired poultry and dairy farmer who died on Jan. 9 at 103, Richard G. Hendrickson was the nation’s longest-serving volunteer weather watcher. Twice a day, every day since he was 17, in brash weather and benign, he gathered the data Read Article

Posted by: Admin January 18, 20162:20 pm