I hadn’t planned on it, but something sent me down a different track of thought at the top of the show. I reminisced about the old days of going to Paul Bunyan Land in Brainerd, MN. I talked about how, to a child, the park was very impressive, but when Amy and I went in 2002 or so, the park had lost much of its luster and was much more modest than I remembered.
|Paul from the olden days.|
|The more recent Paul.|
It seems each year we hear about tainted Halloween candy. Tainted either by drugs or razor blades or pins and needles. And each year, many of the claims turn out to not be true.
Pedantic Moment: Character With Asperger’s On Law & Order: Criminal Intent
Not exactly a timely topic, but I had seen an episode of Law & Order: Criminal Intent the other night that featured a character with Asperger’s Syndrome. Asperger’s is on the autism spectrum and is considered to be on the high functioning end.
I don’t know if my message got through.
Movie Recommendations: Blackthorn (2011)
An very good Western that is currently streaming on Netflix. It stars Sam Shepard as James Blackthorn, an aging breeder of horses who lives quietly in Bolivia. But, he does have a past. He is, in actuality, the notorious Butch Cassidy and contrary to what the world believes his is quite alive.
First ad break bumpers: ‘Spy World‘ by Wall of Voodoo & ‘This World Over‘ by XTC
Closing song: ‘Angler’s Treble Hook’ by $5 Fiddle
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