News today of Eddie Van Halen’s passing. As I posted on my Facebook timeline, Was never much for knowing who the faces, voices, artists were as individuals behind their band/group persona. He was pretty much the standout exception.
RIP Eddie Van Halen.
First was media posts yesterday of Helen Reddy passing. I scurried onto YouTube to find a few of her hit songs back in the day, because while I wasn’t a particular follower of her work, her work was a very memorable part of my early teen/post childhood times. And with my way of having memories tied to soundtracks,… Continue Reading “They brought back feel good memories”
Just a mention on Sweet Pea’s passing. I’m not a boxing aficionado, critic, or anything like that. I just remember watching boxing more avidly back when Whittaker, Biggs, etc., came out pro after their Olympics stints. Some of the more memorable fighters of that period.
President George H. W. Bush, 41st President of the united States, died on Nov 30, 2018.
I was in uniform when he was Vice President, and then elected President. That was the era of the Panama invasion and the Gulf War (Desert shield/Desert Storm). He was at the helm for both. He, as of today, was the last of the war… Continue Reading “President George H.W. Bush”
Sen McCain, I mourn your passing today. You have always represented the best of the best in government, exemplifying the utmost in integrity in all you did, in undeniable honesty to our country, to yourself, in all you did. You are the last of a breed of statesmen of whom I looked up to, applauded, and respected.… Continue Reading “Aloha and Adios Sen John McCain”
Sad news today about Chuck Berry passing. He had a lot of hits in his 5+ decades career. One hit in particular brings back memories of childhood/pre-teen days for me… 7th grade memories in particular. Walking to class between buildings at Agueda. Riding the bus to and from school. That carefree feeling… Continue Reading “Chuck Berry has left the building”