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May 20th would be Dan’s 70th birthday.
This photo is from a book called Tiffany’s Table Manners; I studied it as a young man.
In my early 40s, I taught a workshop “Mr. Manners” for 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders in the Menlo (Park) Lyceum.
Not content to listen to the table talk and contribute in appropriate ways, he tried to dominate the conversation even though he had little to say. He kept talking over his wife who was trying to make good points, but was drowned out by him. When he failed to hold everyone’s rapt attention, he shifted to dominating his seating partner’s attention, and the table talk devolved into two competing tracks.
If you think I am making too much of this, I must answer that I believe you can tell a lot about people by how they behave at the dinner table. If someone serves himself overly-large portions which are inconsiderate of there being enough food for others, he will be greedy in other…
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Pentecost Sunday ’18 Happy Birthday (#1975) to the Christian Church!
What we have heard (Uncle Dan would be #70 today!) and learned:
Dan and Holly. They had a “quiet classiness” that is rare to see these days.
One of Dan’s main points of advice was “don’t give people a reason to say no.” That also means not to deliberately bring negative attention to oneself.
I believe that it’s better to be lost in the crowd than to be remembered for the wrong reasons. I’ve found this important to remember when job searching and negotiating office politics.
I agree with Henderson Louis Dailey.
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In the North American Wild West . . .
Studio City, California
Dancing With the Stars announced their starting lineup to the next season, which features UCLA graduate Lew Alcindor and his shorter gal dancer. 2018 Olympian ice skaters are not paired together but with more skilled dancers. No word from ABC-TV whether they will make Kareem dance on ice, too.
San Mateo, California
A made man of the Russian Mafia was issued a 3-day eviction notice. No action to date from the Archdiocese of San Francisco and Diocese of Reno who will be sent to be the Exorcist
A. E. Neuman
Meanwhile Back in Nation’s Capital . . .
The POTUS was seen in Key West Thursday afternoon after he deported the Japanese President on Wednesday. The Key West Golf Club failed to return our phone calls.
Georgetown Neighborhood, D.C.
Father Karras could not be located. The “Exorcist stairs” are concrete stairs located in Georgetown at the corner of Prospect St NW and 36th St NW, leading down to M Street NW. The stairs were padded with 1/2″-thick rubber to film the death of the character Father Karras. Maybe Father is still alive?!?
Within the Heartland of the Continent . . .
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Pompano (fish) Available Wild in the (formerly) Great State of Indiana and Along Florida’s Atlantic Coast
The lyrics of Cold Play’s song are really cool:
I wish I could write like this or even half as good as King David. Take Psalm 146 . . . what does it mean in 2018? I suppose it is relevant
in our realities.