By George


He played James Bond in one film. And then he walked away.

Those in the film industry thought he was nuts. Others said arrogant. Who was he?

Lazenby. George Lazenby.

Unlike Sean Connery, Roger Moore, Pierce Brosnan, and Daniel Craig, Lazenby was not well known when he got the role of 007 in 1968. Since then, he’s known mainly as the answer to the trivia question: Which actor played Bond only once in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service?

It is ironic that the Bond ...

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Under Cover

It was so tattered, I honestly didn’t think that it could be saved.

It was my grandmother’s quilt, and the years of use had taken its toll. My mother brought it to my wife and asked her if she could repair it. My bride is a seamstress, and a fine one at that, but I could tell by the look on her face that she wasn’t so sure it could be saved. But, she didn’t hesitate to say that she’d try.

My ...

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Thanks, Burt


Burt Reynolds made 94 movies. One of those is not one of his best-known films, but it was the first Reynolds movie that got my attention and made me want to know who he was.

W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings was no Citizen Kane, but neither was Smokey and the Bandit. But, boy, were they really fun movies.

And they were fun because of Burt Reynolds.

Dancekings was a story about a country music group trying to make it, and a man (Reynolds) ...

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Here Comes The Pride


In the summer of 1975, I was still riding bikes to get around. My 10-speed was my main mode of transportation.

I had saved my earnings from the entire previous summer to buy that bike. It was $100. Adjusted for inflation, that’s $442.89 now.

Today, some people have a different approach when they need money. They ask other people to give them some of theirs. A Go Fund Me account is something people set up when they want cash. How it works ...

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