I should have added that Joe South also wrote the huge hit for Lynn Anderson... Rose Garden.
Dorothy McGuire has died.
Dorothy McGuire Dead: McGuire Sisters Member Dies At 84
I remember seeing the McGuire Sisters several times on The Ed Sullivan Show. Their harmony was amazing. Silky smooth. Reminded me of the Andrews and King Sisters. Plus, I loved the way they dressed identically, the hairdos, etc.
"In a world of pollution, profanity, adolescence, broccoli, zits, ozone depletion, racism, sexism, stupid guys and PMS, why the hell do people still tell me to have a nice day?" - Unknown
Spring 2016 FoRT Yearbook Title: "Most Likely to Make a Short Story Long, and a Long Story LONGER!"
Anyone else sick of this "Morgan Freeman is dead" cr@p on Facebook? Jeez. I've had more friends "like" that post about missing him. Of all the internet rumors that people spread the "So and so is dead" ones are the cruelest.
Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.' - Isaac Asimov
I was thinking of the immortal words of Socrates, who said, "... I drank what?"
I saw this quite in People about Michael Clarke Duncan's funeral. I think it says alot about the man.
Between heavy sobs, Duncan's fiance Omarosa Manigault lightened the mood when remembering the pick-up line he'd used when meeting her at a grocery store. " 'Aren't you that mean girl from The Apprentice?' " she said. "And then he worked every single day of our relationship to change that perception of me. The man you knew as an actor was my best friend."
"To err is human, to arr is a pirate"
It's a shame that people don't read/research, just pass along something that they have heard.
"...each affects the other, and the other affects the next, and the world is full of stories, but the stories are all one." - Mitch Albom, one helluva writer.
When you throw a rock into a pack of dogs, you know which one you hit by the one that yelps!