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Notes and Quotes- December 16, 2018

The Song that Saved His Life By Tom Morrow One of the most popular songwriters of the “Greatest Generation” was Hugh Martin, who lived out the last two ...

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Notes and Quotes- December 1, 2018

By Tom Morrow Back in 1986 or ’87, I had the pleasure of taking my daughter to see the Broadway play, “42nd Street.” Shannon had just graduated from ...

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Notes and Quotes- November 10, 2018

However Did We Do Without Them? By Tom Morrow It’s amazing how many products, items, and facilities we took for granted as children no longer exist. How ‘bout ...

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Notes and Quotes- November 3, 2018

By Tom Morrow One of the sad things about our society today is few of us, and hardly any of our younger generations, could pass the standard citizenship ...

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Notes and Quotes- October 27, 2018

A Life of Flying High By Tom Morrow Nearly a century ago, a young lad born to Greek parents started out in life as an outstanding football and ...

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Notes and Quotes: October 20, 2018

By Tom Morrow As the years pass us by, a goodly number of well-known name products have disappeared from the commercial scene. Growing up, I remember my grandmother ...

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Notes and Quotes- October 13, 2018

It’s a ‘Slam Dunk’ By Tom Morrow There words and phrases in our most difficult language that makes one pause to consider their meaning. Take, for instance, “direction.” ...

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Notes and Quotes: October 6, 2018

It Was as Simple as Asking the Question By Tom Morrow In April 1964, I was vice president for communication and historical archives at the Hotel del Coronado. ...

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Notes and Quotes: September 29, 2018

By Tom Morrow When I was growing up, we had an elderly neighbor who was one of our town’s many colorful characters. He was a rather rotund man ...

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Notes and Quotes: September 22, 2018

The Ultimate Eighth-Grade Education’ By Tom Morrow When I was growing up in the 1940-50s, the State of Iowa only required an 8th grade education before a student ...

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Notes and Quotes-September 15, 2018

Where Does This Road Take US? By Tom Morrow In 2005, I had the good fortune of traveling to Italy for another of my travel-writing excursions. Upon our ...

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Notes and Quotes: September 8, 2018

Who Was That Fat Man? By Tom Morrow About 1973, I have having lunch at a rather posh restaurant in Scottsdale, Arizona. I don’t recall the reason for ...

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Notes and Quotes: August 25, 2018

More ‘Think About Its…’ By Tom Morrow SEZ ME, MYSELF & I: The SOLUTION – The cheapest and quickest way to prevent anyone from ‘hacking’ or tampering with ...

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Notes and Quotes: August 18, 2018

Observations to Think About By Tom Morrow “Those people who dislike or are bored with history no doubt had a boring history teacher.” “The defining event of the ...

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Notes and Quotes: August 11, 2018

By Tom Morrow It’s funny how some things never leave you, no matter how old you get. When I was a small lad back in Iowa, I was ...

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