Archive for January 1st, 2018

by Sam Juliano

New Year’s Day 2018.  And another one for the record books.  I trust all our readers had a memorable New Year’s Eve affair, even with the single digit temperatures that have complicated any outdoor plans.  One must wonder how the Times Square party people can endure exposure to these frigid numbers for hours.  Here’s to the best year ever over the coming twelve months.  We all sure can use it.

The Caldecott Medal Contender series continues while the Greatest Television Countdown Part 2 looms closer.  Jim Clark and J.D. Lafrance have posted their typically superlative essays on a number of intriguing classic and contemporary films.

Lucille, the three boys and I spent our New Year’s Eve down at the Silverball Museum on the ocean boardwalk in Asbury Park playing Medieval Madness, Whitewater, The Twilight Zone, The Wizard of Oz, The Hobbit, Indiana Jones, Theater of Magic, Junk Yard, The Addams Family and many other classic pins! Ha! The girls were off with friends. (more…)

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