Sinatra and Sextet Live in Paris

In tribute to the City of Light. I’ve been there once, in the fall of 1984. We’d just concluded an American Express-conducted European bus tour in Cologne, I think, and we flew from there to Paris on a Lufthansa flight. During that flight we hit the biggest turbulence I’ve ever endured; we lost a whole …

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That was a pleasant surprise

Back when Dad was on active duty in the Navy we shopped primarily at the Navy Commissary, no matter where we were stationed. One of the unwritten rules was “don’t shop on or after a payday,” which meant the 15th and 30th of each month. This was back in the days when credit cards weren’t …

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