Monthly Archives: August 2016

Recommended Movie – “Pete’s Dragon” (2016)

Back in 1977 we watched the original “Pete’s Dragon” starring Helen Reddy.  We loved the movie and, when the videotape came out, our kids watched it many times. Now, almost 40 years later, we watched the remake starring Robert Redford … Continue reading

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The solution to losing my mobile phone

I told you that, the other day, I left my mobile phone at Fred Meyer for the third time in a row.My phone is too big to put in my pocket, so I often hand carry it in stores. As … Continue reading

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Bend’s Old Clinic

Originally built as a modern commercial, it was tagged the “Old Clinic” in the late 1920s when Dr. John Clinton Vandervert moved his medical practice here from his country home along the Little Dischutes River, south of present-day Sunriver. The … Continue reading

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“Shane”

Saw “Shane” tonight, recorded earlier on my DVR from TCM. I was told that this 1953 movie starring Alan Ladd is one of the greatest westerns made. The last time I saw this movie was in 1953 at the Avalon … Continue reading

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