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Gamle-ged

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Gender: Male
Hometown: Nokomis, FL
Home country: US
Member since: Wed Nov 5, 2014, 12:58 AM
Number of posts: 27,226

About Me

Retired 3x, living comfortably on the Gulf Coast, biking, beachwalking, lifting free weights, eating mostly properly, keeping my mind active, in my seventh decade, intending to give Methuselah a run for the record...

Journal Archives

Manual pin setting! Brings back memories. I did this for two years to make some extra cash...

… in 1951-'52. Every rare once in a while, someone would release their ball early, while you were still setting the pins and you had to be alert and fast...

Had my car washed today. THIS did not happen...

My choice for the top three saddest classical music compositions...

Tomaso Albinoni, Adagio in G minor for violin, strings and organ...




Sir Edward Elgar, the "Nimrod" from his Enigma Variations...




Samuel Barber, Adagio for strings...




For your entertainment, eine kleine typewriter musik...

The exodus of New York Citys endangered middle class

New York City’s shrinking middle class is now in full retreat, as masses of our most endangered population depart the city in numbers not seen since the Depression, according to analysts.

After decades of sharp income erosion in the face of relentless taxes, escalating living costs and wage reductions through technological changes, the full extent of this shocking exodus is laid bare in the latest US Census data.

That shows the city is losing 100 residents each day — with departures exceeding new arrivals.

https://nypost.com/2018/12/22/the-exodus-of-new-york-citys-endangered-middle-class/

The most vital part of NYC's population are increasingly voting with their feet...

For your listening pleasure.. Mouret - Symphonies de Chasse, the hunting horn or natural horn...

10 Deeply Disturbing Movies That You Need To Watch, But Only Once

Starts with "Straw Dogs." I saw this when it first came out. Was visiting a good friend and his family. He decided on a Dustin Hoffman movie he'd not reviewed and we sat there in the theater, along with their 7-year-old son. At that time, it was the most violent movie I'd seen, and wasn't that MUCH of it actually, but when Hoffman's character says, "I will defend this house" it's an understatement...

https://wegotthiscovered.com/movies/6-deeply-disturbing-movies-watch/

Headline says "10" but there seems only to be 6. I expected to see David Lynch's "Eraserhead" but that's not on this list. That one took me three viewings to see it all...


Kitty remembers dead owner...

18 Most Mortifying Media Moments of 2018

https://news.grabien.com/story-18-most-mortifying-media-moments-2018-1

Cattle ranchers forced to get rid of their bump stock...

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