Old Movies and Early TV
When I was a kid, growing up in New York City, the television landscape was a rather different vista than the fare available at this time. There were the three major networks, of course, with headquarters in the city, and each had (and still does) a flagship station right here.
A Good Influence
I finally feel like a good influence. The pride, the joy.
Before I launch into my "GOOD INFLUENCE" tale, here's why it feels so good. A real and true story of childhood events in the suburban outer boroughs of New York City.
For years, as a brash, fearless, and generally go-with-the-flow kid, I heard various friends' parents refer to me as a "bad influence." On one hand, oh the shame, the sorrow.
An end to the Quiet
It sure has been quiet in these parts of late. Why? Many reasons, that's why.
First there was Opening Day, the beginning of the Baseball Season, and a lot of attention being paid to Baseball. Sooner or later I will finally post my nearly-completed essay on Opening Day At Yankee Stadium...but not here. That will come to life at the other blog.
The Joy! The Hope! The Challenge!
My business associates have been notified: Monday is a major religious holiday for me. I take the day off as a ìpersonal day.î I go with my most loved one and significant other to The Shrine. We join with roughly 50-some thousand other members of the flock, in the ritual and the celebration.
A flag is raised.
The heroics of those who carry the torch met with cheers and huzzahs.