Maybe you're at some forced-frivolity gathering with the heel you've been seeing when you realize you would rather be with the one who adores you. www.classic-movies.blogspot.com So what do you do? That's easy. www.annyas.com Here's hoping your 2012 is full of happy endings.
SATURDAY, DEC. 31, 2011
FRIDAY, DEC. 30, 2011
www.findingdulcinea.com The first female full professor at the Yale School of Medicine was Dr. Dorothy M. Horstmann. She was born in Spokane in 1911. She died in 2001. Among her many achievements, she was a pioneer in understanding how the polio virus attacked the nervous...
I've known for some time that the cable channel takes some pretty hideous liberties with cutting scenes from many of the old shows it presents. But yesterday I encountered the worst-ever whack job. Though I have seen it a million times and know every line,...
The late actress Jeanette Nolan was born on Dec. 30, 1911. She spent some time in Spokane in part because her husband was from here. I once had a retired nurse tell me that during a Spokane hospital stay, Nolan's husband was a total pain...
THURSDAY, DEC. 29, 2011
I'm asked that question every now and then, often in response to an S-R editorial or political endorsement. Today's editorial on "Complete Streets" prompted the latest query of that ilk. My correspondent found the piece uninformed and utterly lacking vision. I did not try to...
Here's an actual conversation I had with another cyclist this afternoon as we waited for a light in downtown. We were right next to the Toyota dealership. This other guy, who looked to be in his 40s, started by complimenting the white, cat-shaped horn I...
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28, 2011
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