Mom’s Obituary as published at mortuary site

Cynthia A. Timberlake of Aiea, HI passed away peacefully at home on November 27, 2021. She was born on September 1, 1926 in Denver, CO. to Julius and Lillian Alford. After her father’s passing, her mother packed up the family and moved to Phoenix, AZ by way of Wickenburg, AZ where her Aunt Hazel lived. …

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Christmas music moratorium

Ever since 2011 I’ve been posting YouTube videos of Christmas music throughout December. I’m taking the month and year off. I’m not much in the mood and I suspect very few other people are either. I’ll restart the tradition in 2021, which will hopefully be free of national calamity.

President-elect Biden

It’s a tossup whether I felt more joy or relief yesterday when Biden went over the top with the Associated Press’s call of Pennsylvania, giving him that state’s 20 electoral votes and putting him over the 270 required for elevation to the Presidency. I did no street dancing when the decision was announced, but I …

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Finally! The Dodgers win the World Series!

For the first time in 32 years, the Dodgers have won the World Series. Up three games to two, in Game 6 they managed to get a couple of runs after a dubious removal of the Rays’ starting pitcher Blake Snell, who’d been mowing them down in wholesale lots (he’d struck out Betts, Seager and …

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