Month: October 2017

Great Movies About Windows: The Replacements

We’re suckers for movies about sports. Rocky? We have the Blue Ray! Brian’s Song? It’s hard not to cry every time! A lesser-known favorite stars the great Gene Hackman as a once-great football coach who pulls together a squad full of has-beens and never-were’s in order to fill a professional team roster that is completely […]

A Garden Party

Anyone that really (and we mean REALLY) knows music may well recall a 1970’s Ricky Nelson hit entitled “Garden Party.” Contrary to popular belief, if you take a minute or two to dissect the lyrics, the song isn’t recounting the memories of hanging out in someone’s backyard smoking whatever-it-was that was being smoked in the […]

Sliding Glass and Sunken Floors

Man oh man, there was a time back in the early 1970’s when the concept of a “sunken living room” was all the rage! A sunken living room was just that: the room sat several steps down from floor level. It’s hard to say what purpose it served, but the architectural wave was popular, just […]

A Slice of Americana

Are you a fan of the late, great painter/illustrator Norman Rockwell? His down-to-earth themes always seemed to capture what can only be described as “Americana.” You know, those old fashioned, down-to-earth American values that don’t seem to be as prevalent as they once were. In quite a few of Rockwell’s paintings, you could find a […]