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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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Notes and Quotes- August 4, 2018

By Tom Morrow In the 16th and 17th centuries, everything for export had to be transported by ship on the oceans and rivers. It also was before the ...

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Notes and Quotes: July 28, 2018

Their Voices Were Nearly Perfect By Tom Morrow Out of World War II came two voices unforgettable, albeit they’re nearly lost to history: Buddy Clark and Vera Lynn. ...

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Notes and Quotes-July 21, 2018

History often is forgotten … if ever learned at all By Tom Morrow Show me someone who is bored with history and I’ll show you a person who ...

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Notes and Quotes-July 14, 2018

By Tom Morrow This is an annual contest each year I included in my old North County Times column. My thanks to retired newsman John Beatty of KGTV ...

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