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By now everyone should know that the Polka is not a National Dance in Poland, but rather, Polkas come from old folk tunes, set to a dance beat by Polish Americans. Continue reading
Tagged Andrzej Obrochty-Bartuś, Chet Kowalkowski, Chicago Style Polkas, Dynatones, Eastern Style Polkas, Eddie Blazonczyk, G-Notes, Goranie, Honky Style Polkas, Jan Piwowarczyk – Makowska Orchstra, Jimmy Kilian & Honky chicago, Kapela Bukowiane, Kapela Gacki, Kapela Józefa Gąsienicy Brzegi, Kapela Józefowskich, Kapela Ludowy z Poniatowej, Kapela Ostrzewianie, Kapela Staszka Maśniaka, Kapela z Mydlnik, Li'l Wally, Marion Lush, Mazowsze, Mały Władziu, New Brass Express, Oberek, Ogniem i Mieczem, Pieśni Patriotyczne, Po Starym Krajsku, Polish folk music, polkas, Polska Radio Orkiestra, Ray Jay & The Carousels, Toledo Polka Motion, Versatones, Waltz, Zespół Lemkowyna, Zespół Oławiany
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They say you never forget your first Doctor. Even though I saw a couple of episodes of Doctor Who in the 1970’s and consider Tom Baker to be the ultimate Doctor, it was Christopher Eccleston who pulled me into the world of Doctor Who. Now that Peter Capaldi has taken the helm, and has re-discovered Gallifrey, anything is possible. Continue reading
Tagged 10th Doctor, 11th Doctor, 12th Doctor, 1st Doctor, 2nd Doctor, 3rd Doctor, 4th Doctor, 5th Doctor, 6th Doctor, 7th Doctor, 8th Doctor, 9th Doctor, Captain Jack Harkness, Christopher Eccleston, Colin Baker, David Tennant, Doctor Who, Georgia Moffett, John Barrowman, John Hurt, Jon Pertwee, Matt Smith, Patrick Troughton, Paul McGann, Peter Capaldi, Peter Davison, Rose, Russell T. Davies, Sarah Jane, Stephen Moffat, Sylvester McCoy, The Brigadier, The Five-ish Doctors Reboot, The Sarah Jane Adventures, Tom Baker, War Doctor, William Hartnell
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The other day when I was googling myself to see what I, and my name-sakes, were up to, (yes, there are several of us), I stumbled on a blog about Me, and the Paul McCartney VISA commercial I was in !! Continue reading
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Dejah Thoris is a name I have often used as a pseudonym, ever since I first read the 1912 novel, A Princess of Mars… the basis for the 2012 film, John Carter. It was in the 1970’s that I first discovered Barsoom (as the natives call Mars), and was swept away by the high adventure and romance of the world created by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Continue reading
Tagged 8th Barsoomian ray, 9th Barsoomian ray, adventure, Africa, Amtor, Apache, Avatar, Barsoom, books to film, Calot, canal, Carson of Venus, Carthoris, Chessmen of Mars, Danton Burroughs, Dejah Burroughs, Dejah Thoris, Domonic West, Dor, Dune, Edgar Rice Burroughs, epic, ERB, First Born, Flash Gordon, Gahan, Gathol, Gods of Mars, Gooli, Helium, Hollywood, Hormads, Horz, incomparable, Issus, Jane, Jasoom, Jed, Jedak, John Carter, John Coleman Burroughs, Jungle, Kaldanes, Kangaroo Men, Kantos Kahn, Kaor, Llana Jane Burroughs, Llana of Gathol, Lothar, Lynn Collins, Mars, Matai Shang, Mors Kajak, Okarians, Orovar, Pellucidar, Princess of Mars, Ptarth, Ras Thavas, red planet, River Iss, Rykors, Sab Than, Sarkoja, Sea of Korus, Sea of Omean, Sola, Stanton, Star Wars, Superman, Tan Hadron, Tara, Tardos Mors, Tars Tarkas, Tarzan, Taylor Kitch, Taylor Kitsch, Tharks, Thern, Thoat, Thuria, Thuvia, Toonolian Marsh, Ulysses Paxton, Virginia, Vor Daj, Warhoons, Warlord of Mars, Zodanga
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„I love science class!” is what one visitor to Eureka exclaimed upon seeing all the wonders that take place in this cozy Pacific Northwest town. Drama, comedy, action, and romance drive this quality science-fiction TV show. Continue reading
Tagged AI, Allison, animated, anime, Astraeus, Cafe Diem, cartoon, CGI, Christmas, claymation, Colin Ferguson, Deputy Andy, Dr. Blake, Dr. Drummer, Dr. Parish, Eureka, Fargo, GD, genius, Global Dynamics, Hanna-Barbera, Henry, Higgs field, Holly, JackCarter, Jo Lupo, methane, particle theory, quantum physics, S.A.R.A.H., Santa Claus, Saturn, Sci-Fi, science class, Scooby Doo, Sheriff Carter, Simpsons, Smart House, South Park, Stark, Taggert, Tess, Titan, Vincent, Zane Donovan, Zoe Carter
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The Onion Harvest Festival in the black dirt region of Pine Island, NY, was a Woodstock-like outdoor celebration, beginning with a float Parade, the crowning of a Queen and her court, presentation of the wreath to the Lord and Lady of the Manor, Polka dancing, Polish cuisine, and more than 200 locals, young and old, dressed in home-made Polish costumes, performing traditional Polish folk songs and dances. Continue reading
Tagged Black Dirt, Dożynki, float Parade, Jimmy Sturr, Krakowiak, Lord and Lady of the Manor, Lubelski, Mazur Dąbrowskiego, Oberek, Onion dance, Onion Harvest Festival, Onions, Orange County, Pine Island, Polish costumes, Polish cuisine, Polish FolkDancing, Polish National Anthem, Polka, Queen and court, Rzeszowski
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The Greek people are the most beautiful I have ever seen. Each woman a goddess, each man an Adonis !! Continue reading
Tagged Acropolis, Aegean Sea, Agora, Akrateri, Alexander the Great, Apollo, Arachovia, Artemis, Asklepieon, Athena, Athens, comedy and tragedy, Corinth, Corinth Canal, Cyrillic alphabet, Delphi, Dyonisis, Eastern Orthodox Catholic, Ephidorus, Erethedon Temple, Greece, Greek Islands, Greek Orthodox, Greek theater, Gulf of Corinth, Iya, Leonidas, Lyons Gate, Mask of Agamemnon, Meteora, Monastary of Holy Trinity, Mycenae, Mykonos, Naxos, Oedion, Olympia, Olympics, Oracle, Paros, Parthenon, Pelopennese, Piraeus, Pitheas, Poseidon, Santa Barbara Nunnery, Santorini, Schlieman, Sparta, St. Cyril and Methodius, St. George, Syros, Thera, Thessaloniki, Thessaly, Tinos, Treasury of Artreus, Vargaam Monastary, Zeus