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Archive | November 12, 2015

“Great Waters”, Wolfeboro, NH, All At Sea, CANCELS Signature Chorus & Orchestra Event For 2016.

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>> Festival Chorus 2014.

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antichristThis a major and unexpected BLOW.

This was the signature event. People came from far and wide (one lady from San Diego) to sing in this Chorus. They had been doing it for years.

This new Chairman, Jim Shildneck, is proving to be a right royal PAIN IN THE NECK.

Shildneck. Well I am teaching people to pronounce his name in a whole different way which better portrays his personality and outlook.

I am going to contact Fidelity, a long time Great Waters sponsor, and have words with them about their sponsorship in 2016.

What a pain in the bloody neck. Jim Shildneck. Let his name live in infamy as of now.


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“Hotel Transylvania 2” — Très Bien, What A Kid’s Cartoon Is Supposed To Be.

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“The Boxtrolls”
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Disney ‘Planes: Fire & Rescue’                     >> “The Sessions”

>> ‘Hyde Park On Hudson’                                 >> “Frozen” 
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Click for ‘IMDb.com’ listing.

Teischan (9) loved the first ‘Hotel Transylvania‘. She had been asking for a while whether we could go and see the second one. Yesterday I was able to fulfill her wish. We saw it at the ‘Regal Concord 10’ in Concord, N.H.

It was good. Very good — but I knew it would be. Uncomplicated, unadulterated entertainment — which is what these movies are supposed to be.

The quality and rendering, though very good, was not as good as Disney/Pixar (and as a Disney (and Pixar) shareholder I have to say that) and the dialogue lacked the inevitable Disney adult innuendo. But it was fast paced, amusing and cute. Kids loved it and to me that is all that matters.

It was not in 3D. We made the 4pm show, which is, in theory, a matinee. But it still cost, just for the 3 tickets, close to $32. That can get expensive.

But definitely all thumbs up. Go take the kids. They will love it.

Reminded me of “Grand Budapest Hotel”.


‘Armistice Day’ 2015 Videos — My Wrap-Up.

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Absolutely brilliant and moving video with music by ‘Tubella Bells’, Mike Oldfield. The song is “Flowers of the Forest”. Click to access and watch YouTube video.


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STIRRING. Our BRITISH troops from AROUND the World. Please watch. Click to access YouTube video.


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2015 2 minute silence in London for Armistice Day. Really nice. Click to access YouTube video.


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From U.K. ‘SkyNews’. Click to access.


For THOSE that do NOT understand
the UNDERLYING significance of
why 11/11, every year, is SPECIAL.

World War officially came to an end at 11 am Paris (France) time
on Monday, November 11, 1918, i.e., 11/11/1918.

“The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month”.

That was when the ARMISTICE was signed.

Hence 11/11.

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Click to access Wikipedia entry.


‘6 images for the day’ — November 12, 2015.

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Taken with my (second) Sony RX100 II.


Original 5472 x 3648, ~4Mb,
JPEGs reduced to 1024 x 683, 220Kb, for display here.
So v. low resolution. Sorry.
NO post-processing whatsoever.
Straight JPEGs out of the camera

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Attribution WILL be enforced.

All taken at the Red Apple Buffet
in Concord, New Hampshire.







Enjoy. Thank YOU.


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