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September 4, 2014

Notes and Quotes by Tom Morrow

by Tom Morrow This time of year never goes by but what I don’t recall 56 years ago when I graduated from boot camp at Naval Training Center, ...

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August 31, 2014

Notes and Quotes by Tom Morrow

by Tom Morrow BACK WHEN — Some time ago, Oceanside’s Kristi Hawthorne of the Historical Society had heard the rumors about a famous movie star who once was ...

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August 28, 2014

Notes and Quotes by Tom Morrow

by Tom Morrow So, what does that name mean? From time-to-time, readers ask about the history of landmarks around North County, especially the origin of street signs. Kristi ...

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August 24, 2014

Notes and Quotes by Tom Morrow

by Tom Morrow WORLDLY QUIZ – A number of you agree with me about the woeful lack of geography being taught in our public school. So, if you ...

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August 21, 2014

Notes and Quotes by Tom Morrow

by Tom Morrow If you were a kid during the ’30s,’40s, ’50s, ’60s, and even the early ’70s, it’s a wonder you survived. A couple of you sent ...

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August 17, 2014

Notes and Quotes by Tom Morrow

by Tom Morrow When I was a young lad, an uncle prompted me on just how important it was to greet people when you first meet them each ...

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August 14, 2014

Notes and Quotes by Tom Morrow

by Tom Morrow A few years back, a headline blared: “Russians invade Georgia,” one of the regulars at my morning coffee stop pondered aloud, “How close to Atlanta ...

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August 10, 2014

Notes and Quotes by Tom Morrow

by Tom Morrow Oceanside CA– Over the last 20-plus years, I’ve made every effort to gather historical information from any and all folks who’ve helped build our North ...

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August 7, 2014

Notes and Quotes by Tom Morrow

by Tom Morrow RANDOM THOUGHTS – Mission Avenue in the downtown area is looking better. Some of the restaurants are serving their culinary offerings, under umbrellas on the ...

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August 3, 2014

Notes and Quotes by Tom Morrow

by Tom Morrow RANDOM THOUGHTS – Our leaders in Washington seemed to be squabble to no end on what to do with all those illegal Central American children. ...

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July 31, 2104

Notes and Quotes by Tom Morrow

by Tom Morrow A worldwide survey was conducted by the U.N. The only question asked of each nation member was: “Please give your honest opinion about solutions to ...

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July 27, 2014

Notes and Quotes by Tom Morrow

by: Tom Morrow California is proof that gold tarnishes. Look upon our whopping state debt (reportedly in excess of $120 billion) as a microcosm of our national debt, ...

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July 24, 2014

Notes and Quotes by Tom Morrow

by: Tom Morrow For those serious history buffs as noted by 6th grade students: “Noah’s wife was Joan of Ark.” “Middle Eastern history was written by Florence of ...

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July 20, 2014

Notes and Quotes by Tom Morrow

by: Tom Morrow One of my biggest gripes about the education of today’s youth is they are left not knowing where we, as a people, have been and ...

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July 17, 2014

Notes and Quotes by Tom Morrow

by: Tom Morrow While taking a reasonably sure chance our weather will continue be that of paradise, O’siders can somewhat smugly watch the weather map’s foul machinations back ...

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