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Saturday, May 28, 2005

Saturday May 28, 2005

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 12:25 PM

Immoveable Feast

Today is a holiday of the Roman Catholic Church: the feast of St. Germain, Bishop of Paris.  St. Germain is now known for the neighborhood that bears his name, home to what is said to be the oldest church in Paris, and a boulevard…

"… I met Joyce who was walking along the Boulevard St.-Germain after having been to a matinée alone.  He liked to listen to the actors, although he could not see them.  He asked me to have a drink with him and we went to the Deux-Magots…."

— Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast
 
Two writers walk into a bar….

Saturday May 28, 2005

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 12:00 AM

Midnight in the Garden,
continued:

Birth and Death

Today's birthdays:
Kylie Minogue and John Fogerty.
Get well soon, Bad Moon.

And in memory of Eddie Albert,
a talented actor who died
on Thursday, May 26, 2005,
at his home in California
and was born on April 22, 1906,
in Rock Island, Illinois:

Well if you want to ride
you gotta ride it like you find it.
Get your ticket at the station
of the Rock Island Line.


Among his films:

Escape to Witch Mountain.

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