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Notes and Quotes- March 14, 2021

OSO Big Band of North San Diego County By Tom Morrow One of the unique stories of North San Diego County is the wealth of musicians we have ...

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Notes and Quotes- March 7, 2021

The ‘Mother’ of Our Nation? By Tom Morrow Arguably, the mother of our nation could very well have been a 16-year-old Native American who helped lead the first ...

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Notes and Quotes- February 28, 2021

The Nearly Forgotten President By Tom Morrow About the only place you’ll see our 20th president’s name these days is on a few elementary schools scattered around the ...

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Notes and Quotes- February 21, 2021

Were They Really The ‘Good ‘Ol Days?’ By Tom Morrow In today’s fast-paced life, we older folk often long for the way things used to be. It was ...

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Notes and Quotes- February 14, 2021

Chicago’s St. Valentine’s Day Massacre By Tom Morrow One of America’s most infamous crimes was the 1929 St. Valentine’s Day Massacre murder of seven members of Chicago’s “North ...

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Notes and Quotes- February 7, 2021

Ma, Ya Made My Pants Too Big … By Tom Morrow The first time I realized I was getting old was when I could no longer keep my ...

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Notes and Quotes- January 31, 2021

U.S. Grant and his Turbulent Presidency By Tom Morrow Ulysses S. Grant was a mediocre West Point graduate, a veteran of the Mexican-American War, a failed businessman, but ...

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Notes and Quotes- January 24, 2021

How To Talk ‘Mid-Western Speak By Tom Morrow There are distinctly different languages across America: New England, New York, Chicago, the South, Upper-tier states (Minnesota, the Dakotas, etc., ...

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Notes and Quotes- January 17, 2021

Today’s Civil Unrest Will Be Tomorrow’s History in the Making By Tom Morrow If you’ve ever wondered about what constitute “history,” well, we’ve been living a series of ...

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Notes and Quotes- January 10, 2021

Inflation; The Cost of Money By Tom Morrow Rapid increases in the quantity of money or in the overall money supply have occurred in many different societies throughout ...

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Notes and Quotes- December 20, 2020

My Christmas Dinner Memories By Tom Morrow One of my most vivid of holiday memories is Christmas dinner at big gatherings of family. Of the Christmas’ I spent ...

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Notes and Quotes- December 13, 2020

By Tom Morrow Today’s anticipated Christmas booty would never appear on the dreamscape of most youngsters during the 1940s or early 50s. What toy land wonders we didn’t ...

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Notes and Quotes- December 6, 2020

Connie Mack Hit One ‘Outta Da Park’ By Tom Morrow I had the great privilege of knowing and playing in a small musical combo headed by my friend, ...

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Notes and Quotes- November 29, 2020

A Colorful, Behind the Scenes Politician By Tom Morrow Robert S. Strauss was a figure in American politics and diplomacy whose service dated back to years before Lyndon ...

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Notes and Quotes- November 22, 2020

Ted Vallas: A Man for All Reasons By Tom Morrow One of my most unforgettable characters I have known in my eight decades on this good earth was ...

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