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Archive for November, 2010

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Thanksgiving 2010

Sunday, November 28th, 2010

I wasn’t feeling particularly overwhelmed with surprise that Thanksgiving had come around again, but it did seem to sneak up quickly once we had entered the Fall sector of 2010. I played it low key, just hanging around the house alone, watching some 30 Rock, and working on my xtranormal videos (more on that later). Christi had picked Briana the night before and they were staying at my house, but they had all left first thing in the morning to head to Thanksgiving feasts with their Nana and Big Daddy, each with separate meals. Read the rest of this entry »

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Diane Chambers In the Flesh!

Thursday, November 25th, 2010

I’d have to say that of all of the celebrity encounters during my California visit on Saturday, October 9, 2010, perhaps none of them thrilled me as much as meeting Diane Chambers herself, Shelley Long. For the last 25 years, Cheers has been one of my all-time favorite shows. I used to video tape every episode that was broadcast and watch them repeatedly on the VCR in my bedroom. A day without Cheers just wasn’t a day at all. Shelley Long, of course, held the pivotal role of Diane for the first five season of the show and then returned for a special appearance in the final episode. Read the rest of this entry »

Mom and Bob Get Married

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

My Mom and her boyfriend Bob Chandler finally decided to get hitched on Saturday, September 29, 2001, at 5:00pm. It had been a long time coming. Mom and Bob met on New Years Eve, as 1989 transitioned into 1990 at the Libation Lounge. Oddly enough, my Mom thought that Bob was another guy that looked like Bob – and was also named Bob! – and denied him his first request for a dance. We will mercilessly leave out any reference to the Bobbsy Twins. After running into each other now and then and the bar, they finally had their first date about a month later. Read the rest of this entry »