As Stan 'The Man' Lee would say, get ready true believers:
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A couple of years ago, I took some help from my mother and signed up for courses in Medical Coding and Billing. After about a year, I passed my two initial courses, being Anatomy and Biology. Then came CPB Training itself.
I swear, some force beyond our understanding seemed to not want me to focus on this. I could not turn a corner in 2016 and for much of 2017 without something getting in the way, not the least of which were my own doubts, and lack of self-confidence. I all but gave up a few times. My personal life (a new job site to adjust to as my company transferred to a larger facility, my father's terminal illness and ultimate passing almost a year ago, aiding both my parents with projects, having to try and improve my health after ge…Read more >
I originally posted this on Christmas Specials Wiki:
The very first time I heard anything about the characters and situation of 'Here Come The Brides', I didn't even know I was reading about them, and the first time I heard something from it, I didn't realize what I was hearing.
Full stop. Sometime around 1979, a NYC-area radio station with talk and music would sometimes play 'Seattle' by Perry Como. I liked this song, and still do, but I had no idea it had once been the theme for a 1968-1970 Western drama called 'Here Come The Brides'. To be accurate, the version on the show never had Como's version and HCTB actor Bobby Sherman sung his own version, although Perry Como had the hit with it, this in an era (1969) when an older-school crooner …
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In Harry Potter lore, a Thestral is a winged beast of burden resembling a horse - if you haven't personally seen a death. Once you have, you see them as they really are. Still oddly magnificent, they become in your eyes a skeletal dark steed. You will now never see them as regular if winged horses ever again, and you have a hard time conveying to others what they now look like to you.
I think with this in mind, I may have figured out one of the dividers between Elfen Lied fans and at least some of the haters or at least the dismissers. In short, if you haven't been bullied, you cannot see that EL is not as far over the top as some claim. If you haven't experienced that kind of deep down, be-afraid, you-are-hunted, you-are-not-wanted-and-nev…Read more >
Growing up, the Gray Ghost was my hero. He still is, and he always will be. Farewell, Old Chum. The heavenly express is leaving, with atomic batteries to power, and turbines to speed.Read more >