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Month: November 2017

Meghan Markle goes back to her roots.

Something about Meghan Markle’s great-uncle, Mike Markle was an amateur genealogist and he investigated the Markle line.  Markle discovered that their paternal great-great-great-grandmother was New Hampshire landowner Mary Hussey Smith […]

I think I love you, David Cassiday

David Cassidy in Paris in 1974. CreditEllidge/Getty Images David Cassidy, the actor, singer and teen heartthrob best known as the band member with the green eyes and the feathered haircut […]

Our itinerary

We use this list and draw our next stop via Random.org.; here’s our itinerary.  The photo is from flickr.com    

Thanksgiving at Bismarck ND

We are in North Dakota this week and on the 21st we start out from Bismarck, North Dakota. In those parts a bismark refers to a round doughnut filled cream […]

Sewing Mistress, Nancy Zieman

  Nancy Zieman, host of the public television show “Sewing With Nancy,” in 1988. CreditMilwaukee Journal Sentinel Nancy Zieman, who became an unlikely television star through the humblest of shows, “Sewing […]

No Name Maddox ala Charles Manson

Charles Manson, one of the most notorious murderers of the 20th century, who was very likely the most culturally persistent and perhaps also the most inscrutable, died on Sunday in […]

AC/DCs George Young

George Young, guitarist in the Sixties band the Easybeats and the co-producer on AC/DC’s first five albums, has died at the age of 70. Young was the older brother of […]

AC/DCs Malcolm Young

Malcolm Young, the guitarist and songwriter who helped found the Australian rock band AC/DC, died on Saturday. He was 64.    His family confirmed the death in a statement, adding that […]

Azzedine Alaia fashion designer

Azzedine Alaïa,  died on Saturday in Paris. He was 82. His company said the cause was a heart attack.  Alaia was called a sculptor of the female form, and his […]

Steven Mostyn, Texas Trial Lawyer

AUSTIN, Tex. — Steve Mostyn, a Texas trial lawyer and one of the nation’s leading Democratic donors, who spent a fortune in a long effort to turn his reliably red […]

The Venus Conjunction on 11-13-2017

Two of the five bright planets – Saturn and Mercury – are evening planets, but only Saturn is clearly visible after nightfall in early November, 2017.  Right before Thanksgiving, on November 13th, […]

The Daily in Killington 11-10-17

Today it’s the Tenth of November and the Rime and Reason trails at Killington are OPEN. The air temperature is around 32 Fahrenheit, just at freezing and the snow base […]

The Daily in Burlington, VT 11-8-17

Solar Fire brings us this chart today from Burlington, Vermont.  The population center of the state is Roxbury that is just outside of the capitol, Montpelier.  The daytime temperature today […]