Cokie Roberts, legendary Liberal commentator


Cokie Roberts, long the face of ABC’s national news, has reposed. She won countless awards, including three Emmys from the National Academy of Television throughout her decades-long career. Mrs. Roberts was inducted into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame and cited by the American Women in Radio and Television (now called Advancing Women in Media) as one of the 50 greatest women in the … Continue reading Cokie Roberts, legendary Liberal commentator

Crooning with Hoagy Carmichael


When we started this project, three years ago on August 29th, we began with mundane charts and the Invasion of Poland, September 1st, 1939. No one remembers when we changed over to mainly nativities, but by February 2017 we were back to the natals I had started as a solo project several years previous. It must have been around March when Hoagy Carmichael, not part … Continue reading Crooning with Hoagy Carmichael

A laugh a minute – Tim Conway


Comedian Tim Conway was born Toma Daniel Conway to Sophia Murgoi, a Romanian immigrant, and Daniel Conway, an Irish immigrant and a groomer for polo ponies in Willoughby, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland, on December 13, 1933. He grew up in nearby Chagrin Falls. His birth name Toma was the Romanian version of Thomas, but later it was anglicized to Thomas in his childhood — … Continue reading A laugh a minute – Tim Conway

Thanks for the laughs: Penny Marshall


The time, date and place comes from Penny’s own autobiography. It’s incredible southern (outward) based bowl with only the Moon in the seventh house opposite her Martial ascendant at 19 Scorpio of a “newly formed continent.” This symbol suggests the raw substance of existence and suggests that it shapes the ground around her into a self-awareness of the opportunities at large. The keyword is Originality. … Continue reading Thanks for the laughs: Penny Marshall

#220 Jackie Coogan aka The Kid is Uncle Fester


John Leslie Coogan (October 26, 1914 – March 1, 1984) was an American actor and comedian who began his movie career as a child actor in Charlie Chaplin’s film classic The Kid (1921).  This made him one of the first child stars in film history.         Later on he sued his mother and stepfather over his squandered film earnings and provoked California … Continue reading #220 Jackie Coogan aka The Kid is Uncle Fester