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Notes and Quotes: February 15, 2019

They didn’t quite get the True POW picture By Tom Morrow During World War II, not everything was grim. In fact, there were occasions when naiveté turned to ...

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Notes and Quotes: February 10, 2019

By Tom Morrow During the thirties, forties and fifties radio was the chief source of entertainment for families. During the daytime, housewives listened to “Stella Dallas,” “Lorenzo Jones,” ...

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Notes and Quotes: January 27, 2019

The Great Life of the Forties and Fifties By Tom Morrow Growing up in the forties and fifties was an idyllic time. The nation had just survived a ...

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Notes and Quotes: January 20, 2019

By Tom Morrow In the late 1890s, the venerable Hotel del Coronado was the social toast of San Diego. The posh hotel was Southern California’s first elegant seaside ...

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Notes and Quotes: January 13, 2019

The Night Jack Met ‘The Great One’ By Tom Morrow Back in 1985 when I was vice president in charge of communications and historical archives for the Hotel ...

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Notes and Quotes- January 5, 2019

By Tom Morrow There are times in one’s life when unexpected pleasures come flooding in. I’ve had several of those occasions, one of them occurring back in 1979, ...

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Notes and Quotes- December 26, 2018

By Tom Morrow In case you haven’t noticed, the Queen’s English, or at least our American version of that language, is being quickly eroded with some rather boring ...

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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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