Category Archives: TV

Blue Box Cafe

A new sandwich and coffee shop recently opened in downtown Elgin. It has a Doctor Who theme. I’m not a huge fan, but I know Kelli’s kids are, so I invited them to join me for lunch. Chloe, Carter and … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet

Ozzie Nelson was a big band leader and his wife, Harriet, was a vocalist. They were regulars with Red Skelton  and later launched their own show. The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet was a very popular TV show from 1952 … Continue reading

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The Addams Family

A couple years ago, I made a list of cultural fads that grabbed the public’s attention in the past the way Harry Potter has in the current generation. My plan was to read, watch, listen, whatever was necessary, until I … Continue reading

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Lancelot Link: Secret Chimp

The show only aired for one season — 1970. And I can understand why. The premise is kinda funny. Dress chimpanzees in human clothes and have them behave like humans. But the novelty wears off in about 20 minutes and … Continue reading

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The Hoity-Toity eat pie a la mode, The Hoi Polloi buy fudgesicles

Pretty impressive, huh? All I’ve written so far is the title of the post and not only have I used all the words Tim told me I had to use, but I used them in such a way that you … Continue reading

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NASA Channel — A Cure for Insomnia

One of my Adventures at Home is to Watch a half hour of the NASA channel without falling asleep. It’s actually more of a challenge from my niece Kelli than an adventure, but I’ve now accomplished it. I chose an … Continue reading

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Hi Mom!

We were on TV last night. Our pastor, Colin Smith, was doing a week-long series of messages at the Total Living Network studios in North Aurora (the same ones we visited on the mystery trip back in may) and needed … Continue reading

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Doctor Who

As long as I can remember, I’ve seen promos for Dr. Who episodes on TV.I’ve been aware that many of my friends watch the show, but somehow or other, I’ve never gotten around to it. That’s why one of the … Continue reading

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Bob Hartley Statue, Navy Pier — Chicago, Illinois

When the storm finally let up, I began walking back to the Metra Station. I was walking across the grassy plot in front of Navy Pier when I happened upon this statue. I was alone, and the couch was wet, … Continue reading

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Monkees

The next Netflix DVD came today — the first six episodes from the first season of the Monkees TV show. I watched the first show with Sally— Royal Flush — while eating supper, and the second show — Monkee See, … Continue reading

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