Dept. of Neat stuff
Gregory J. of Dayton’s Bluff: “Subject: Neat stuff, Brown & Bigelow Division.
“When we were kids, there was something called neat stuff. It was difficult to define exactly what neat stuff was, but you knew it when you saw it. It could be something as simple as a cool rock or a fancy marble. Being much older but not much wiser, I still like neat stuff and find eBay an endless source of it. To my surprise, much of it comes from our own Brown & Bigelow.
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He had a good role! (responsorial)
The Linguidiot: “Subject: Memories of Mel.
“Although I spent the better part of 12 years in college classrooms, Zoo Lou’s recollections of Mel Jass reminded me I was not a particularly dedicated student.
Continue reading “How much Historical Geology could a fellow learn from Mel Jass? Not enough!”
Everyone’s a (literary) critic
Writes The Retired Pedagogue of Arden Hills: “Subject: It takes a village.
“Hey, Bulletin Boarders, it’s almost time for the lottery. No, not that one. It’s the one in Shirley Jackson’s short story ‘The Lottery.’
“This is the opening paragraph:
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He had a good role!
Zoo Lou of St. Paul: “Subject: Who is that court recorder?
“While watching ‘The Alfred Hitchcock Hour’ the other night, I got a most unexpected surprise.
Continue reading “Trivia time: Which Twin Cities TV personality worked with Alfred Hitchcock? Guess before reading!”
Our Pets, Ourselves Division
Arwen of Inver Grove Heights writes: “On May 23, I had to say goodbye to my beloved dog, Peaches. Age, at least 19.
Continue reading “A tribute to Peaches: “Her cheerfulness, care and love of life brightened up many very dark days for me.””