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THE BAND SONS OF THUNDER & SAM KINISON

THE BAND SONS OF THUNDER & SAM KINISON

In November of 2009 I published a short post  in this blog about the death of Sam Kinison, the comedian, entitled “The Strange Death of Sam Kinison” https://www.paulluverajournalonline.com/weblog/2009/11/the-strange-death-of-sam-kinison.html   For reasons I do not understand that post five years ago has produced more comment than any other thing I have written about. Not only that, there is controversy in the comments from readers with strong views in his favor and others very critical of him as well. He was controversial in…

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EDINBURGH REPORT

EDINBURGH REPORT

We Caught a three hour Portugal Air flight from Maderia to Gatwick in London. I didn't realize how short the runway is on the island. They have built an extension supported by posts and at the end it drops off with land far below. The plane uses every bit of the runway so it's a little white knuckle experience.  After landing it was a travelers endurance experience for us  even though we are experienced travelers. We had to go from one terminal…

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I’M NOT ANYONE – Paul Anka & Sammy Davis Jr

I’M NOT ANYONE – Paul Anka & Sammy Davis Jr

 Reporter Bill Kown wrote an article in the Honolulu Advertiser about  "Corky" Trinidad who died recently.  He quoted the lyrics from Paul Anka's song written for Sammy Davis Jr. I'm not anyone which are worth considering for all of us:  I'm not anyone, no  not anyone I have the right to lead a life fulfilled with every need. I'm not any man designed to fit someone's plan. I have my own desires: all the things a man aspires. No, I…

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