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Notes and Quotes- May 19, 2019

The ‘Golden Age’ Depends Upon Your Age By Tom Morrow We often hear the phrase “that was back in the ‘golden age’ (of whatever you want to discuss ...

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Notes and Quotes- May 12, 2019

Riding the Plank of the Wooden Road By Tom Morrow Over the 40-plus years I’ve written this column, I’ve had some rather interesting interaction with readers and news ...

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Notes and Quotes- May 5, 2019

He Was North San Diego’s Anglo Pioneer By Tom Morrow In 1848, as a result of the Guadalupe Hidalgo Treaty, Mexico ceded large portions of what would become ...

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Notes and Quotes- April 28, 2019

The ‘World’s Most Beautiful Inventor’ By Tom Morrow She was a popular Hollywood and international film star, who not only was one of the great beauties on screen, ...

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Notes and Quotes- April 21, 2019

The Year That Was 1939 By Tom Morrow To me, something of significance happened 80 years ago this month – I made my debut. The world was coming ...

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Notes and Quotes- April 14, 2019

An Iconic Time for Roadside Education By Tom Morrow If the name “Burma Shave” has little or no meaning to you, then read on for a quick “roadside” ...

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Notes and Quotes- April 7, 2019

The Basics of Citizenship 101 By Tom Morrow Within the next 20 years, our nation will be in serious trouble. The World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam ...

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Notes and Quotes- March 31, 2019

The Queen Of The ‘Algonquin Round Table’ By Tom Morrow One of America’s greatest writers and poets known for her wit, sardonic, and satirical wisecracks was Dorothy Rothschild ...

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Notes and Quotes- March 24, 2019

‘Salute when you speak to me, son!’ By Tom Morrow One of Oceanside more colorful and fascinating characters was the late Benjamin A. Records. Well, for sure, he ...

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Notes and Quotes- March 17, 2019

A character most unforgettable By Tom Morrow In my “Most Unforgettable Character” list, the late Fred Swearengen of Carlsbad had all of the qualifications to hold that title. ...

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Notes and Quotes- March 10, 2019

Who Says There’s No Humor in War Time By Tom Morrow The late Murray Davison of Carlsbad, who passed away in 2005, recalled for me his days back ...

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Notes and Quotes- March 3, 2019

A Town No One Wants For An Address By Tom Morrow Of all the places I’ve traveled to over the past half-century, there’s one which I never want ...

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Notes and Quote-February 24, 2019

My Breakfast with a Film Legend By Tom Morrow I would imagine everyone at one time another has visions or dreams of having a conversational meal with someone ...

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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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