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Cold vs redhular flu
Friday, January 01, 2021      16 comments

kScratchy throat, snotty nose, feel like my read is stuffed with cotton. Tired. Food tastes fine, just don’t want anymore tonight. Took some NyQuil. Going to bed soon. Goodnight! I’m hoping for a cold (no muscle aches)... Read more
Happy New Year, Charlie Brown!
Thursday, December 31, 2020      14 comments

Once again we return to the lovable loser on Happy New Year, Charlie Brown!, in 1986. The Peanut gang are on Christmas break (some years ago, a lot of school systems went to “Winter break” as an option.) So, all of the kids are enjoying their br... Read more
The Poseidon Adventure
Wednesday, December 30, 2020      13 comments

Did you ever think of The Poseidon Adventure was a New Years movie? Well, the major tie-in is the big celebration for NYE. The SS Poseidon was making her last voyage before being decommissioned. A rogue wave (yes, there are actually such things)... Read more
Olaf’s Frozen Adventure
Tuesday, December 29, 2020      10 comments

Olaf’s Frozen Adventure was a short spin-off staring, wait for it, Olaf, in 2017. A year after the original Frozen movie. The sisters, Elsa (the queen) & Anna wanted to have Christmas season celebration for the kingdom of Arendelle. The people s... Read more
Jack Frost
Monday, December 28, 2020      16 comments

Jack Frost came out on TV in 1979. It about the sprite, Jack Frost, that wanted to become human. (Not to be confused with the horror movie, or the movie I had looked for with Michael Keaton) oK, “Pardon-Me-Pete”, a groundhog meteorologist (giggl... Read more
Happy Feet
Sunday, December 27, 2020      14 comments

In 2006, Happy Feet sang & danced its way into the theaters. The story tells the tale of emperor penguins, most especially Mumbles. When female emperor penguins lay an egg, her mate actually shuffles the egg onto the male’s feet - to keep the eg... Read more
Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town
Saturday, December 26, 2020      17 comments

Once upon a time (1970) , a mailman named “Speedy Delivery” S.D.) Kuger explained to some children how most of the Santa Claus & assorted traditions came about.It seems that there once was a place called Sombertown. Just like it’s name, it wasn’... Read more
White Christmas
Friday, December 25, 2020      15 comments

From 1954, White Christmas tells the tale of a couple of ex-Army that met Europe in WWII. Phil (Danny Kaye) & former Broadway star, Bob (Bing Crosby). When they got out, they made a duo act. While down in Florida, the guys were introduced to a s... Read more
A Visit From St.Nicholas
Thursday, December 24, 2020      13 comments

A Visit From St. Nicholas Clement Clarke Moore, 1823 'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirrin... Read more
Love Actually
Wednesday, December 23, 2020      12 comments

Love Actually swooped into the theaters in 2003. It was about a huge ensemble cast with interacting vignettes that woven together. Marvelous! There was new love, cheating lovers, a recently widowed man with a stepson, unrequited love ... it was ... Read more
Shrek the Halls
Tuesday, December 22, 2020      15 comments

Shrek the Halls was a short Christmas story in 2007, This story was chronological between # 3 & # 4 movies. So, for 6 months, Donkey kept giving Shrek a countdown to Christmas. Shrek kept blowing him off, saying he didn’t do Christmas. Two days ... Read more
The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause
Monday, December 21, 2020      13 comments

The Santa Clause 3: the Escape Clause chilled out the theaters in 2006. Scott (Santa) has been the Ho-Ho-Ho guy for 12 years. This year, & Mrs. Claus (Carol) has become a teacher @ North Pole, working with the younger elves. This year, Carol is... Read more
It’s a Wonderful Life
Sunday, December 20, 2020      13 comments

On Christmas Eve, 1945, a 33 year old hard working man, George Bailey, was despondent. His entire life’s work seemed to be worthless. He was financially ruined, & worst, his customers who had deposited their lifetime savings would be ruined to... Read more
Christmas Vacation
Saturday, December 19, 2020      13 comments

Christmas Vacation (also called National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation) stumbled & strutted into theaters in 1989. This was the 3d movie in the series of bumbling Clark Griswold, loving father to his wife, Ellen, & 2 children. He’s long wanted t... Read more
Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer
Friday, December 18, 2020      15 comments

Did you hear the news? Grandma Got Run oOver by a Reindeer? Yeah, in 2000. Grandma Spankenheimer loved Christmas, & her grandson Jake took after her. Granny had a Christmas Store year round. Grandma would put on her little green elf outfit to re... Read more

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