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Notes and Quotes-February 17, 2018

Predictability On This One is Easy By Tom Morrow I can predict the future over the next few months until Election Day: What’s left of 2019, Congress will ...

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Notes & Quotes: February 10, 2018

By Tom Morrow Last week in my “Historically Speaking” column, I wrote about the history of “Jim Crow” laws. I heard from a few readers wanting to know ...

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Notes and Quotes- February 3, 2018

The ‘One’ New Year’s resolution I’ve kept By Tom Morrow I’ve only kept one New Year’s resolution that I can remember. It was a gloomy, gray, cloudy Iowa ...

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Notes and Quotes-January 27, 2018

A Look Back in Local History By Tom Morrow NOTE FROM ME: This historical note was in my column of Dec. 4, 2004, in commemoration of the attack ...

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Notes and Quotes-January 20, 2018

By Tom Morrow quotetaker@msn My dear friend Bill Stromberg has been gone two years, but he left behind a lifetime of film and entertainment achievements that were passed ...

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Notes & Quotes-January 13, 2018

By Tom Morrow One of the more interesting stories I wrote during my 40-plus years in wordsmithing was about the drama that played out in the skies of ...

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Notes & Quotes-January 6, 2018

By Tom Morrow Words and Phrases We Really Don’t Need In case you haven’t noticed, the Queen’s English, or at least our American version of that language, is ...

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Notes and Quotes-December 30, 2017

Ah, for the ‘Good Ol’ Days!’ By Tom Morrow As good as life is for our society these days, there are some things from the past I really ...

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Notes and Quotes: December 23, 2017

‘Of Thee I Sing, Baby!’ By Tom Morrow During my tenure at the Blade-Citizen/North County Times, I was involved in a number of activities which kept me highly-involved ...

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Notes and Quotes – December 16, 2017

By Tom Morrow A little boy was in a relative’s wedding. As he came down the aisle he took two steps, stopped, turned to the crowd (alternating between ...

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Notes and Quotes December 9, 2017

By Tom Morrow Back in 1984, I interviewed Oscar-winning actor Jack Lemmon for a “Some Like It Hot” party at the Hotel del Coronado where I was vice ...

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Notes and Quotes- December 2, 2017

By Tom Morrow During my two-year stint at the (now defunct) Escondido Times-Advocate, I was lucky to interview two comic legends: Milton Berle and Henny Youngman. Both encounters ...

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Notes and Quotes-November 25, 2017

‘Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?’ By Tom Morrow During my 40-plus years in newspapers, television, public relations and advertising, I have the good fortune to encounter many ...

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Notes and Quotes- November 18, 2017

By Tom Morrow Some 35 years ago, when I was the public relations director for the Hotel del Coronado, I had an unexpected experience with a major personality ...

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Notes & Quotes- November 11, 2017

The ‘King of the Cowboys’ Was A Collector By Tom Morrow A number of years ago, I interviewed Roy Rogers and Dale Evans before one of their performances ...

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