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
Friday, November 4, 2016
Journeys Into Passing: Kay Starr

Passing: Kay Starr

Kay Starr, the self-described hillbilly singer who crisscrossed jazz, country, pop, blues and rock ’n’ roll in the 1950s with hits like “Wheel of Fortune” and“Rock and Roll Waltz,” died on November 3 at her home in Los Angeles. She was 94.   ShareFollow

Posted by: Admin November 4, 201611:27 am
Friday, September 23, 2016
Journeys Into Bullwhacker Days

Bullwhacker Days

A bullwhacker was a driver of an ox wagon or other heavy freight wagon especially in the early settlement of the West. Though not part of the mainstream of the time, bullwhackers played an important role – especially before the advent of the railroads. “The bullwhackers were fright movers. They operated waggons pull by draft animals Read Article

Posted by: Admin September 23, 20166:05 pm
Friday, September 23, 2016
Journeys Into Oktoberfest American-style

Oktoberfest American-style

German-Americans are the largest self-reported ancestral group in the United States. So, it should not surprise that there are hundreds of large and small Oktoberfest celebrations held annually throughout the country. The largest is to be found at the  Oktoberfest Zinzinnati in Cincinnati. In fact, it is the third largest Oktoberfest in the world after Munich and Read Article

Posted by: Admin 4:37 pm
Friday, September 9, 2016
Journeys Into An American Paris Far from the Champs Elysees

An American Paris Far from the Champs Elysees

We stay away from politics here. But recently in a “Campaign 2016” article we came across the town of Paris, Kentucky. We were less interested in the partisan rhetoric contrasting Paris, Kentucky to Paris, France. Instead, we were drawn to Paris, Kentucky itself. By the look of things it is anchored by a pretty Main Read Article

Posted by: Admin September 9, 20165:15 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
Friday, November 27, 2015
Journeys Into ‘Tis the Season for Sinatra

‘Tis the Season for Sinatra

This year there are two types of music that will accompany us no matter where we go. Over course, there is the “Seasonal” music – Christmas tunes. I love this time of year – the lights, the bustle. But when the seasonal music starts a Veterans Day, well, I think things have gotten out of Read Article

Posted by: Admin November 27, 20158:43 pm