A Visit to Dracula’s Castle

The castle marketed to the public as “Dracula’s Castle” is actually Bran Castle, a fortress perched high on a mountain above the town of Bran in Romania. It sits at the border between the Romanian regions of Transylvania and Wallachia.

Construction of the present castle was completed in 1388, and for nearly 500 years thereafter it served as both a customs house and military stronghold to defend Transylvania from invasion.

We visited the Bran Castle …

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Athens at Night via Segway

Segway for Seniors. 🙂 We did a tour of Athens on Segways after dark. It was GREAT!! None of us had ever ridden a Segway before, so we were a little nervous. But Vera, our tour guide/instructor, had us riding, turning, stopping, and even backing up in literally five minutes. It was incredibly easy.

After an hour, we were navigating through throngs of tourists, avoiding the occasional car or motorcycle, and riding along bumpy, winding, …

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Scammers Who Can’t Even Scam Correctly…

You’re familiar with Snotty Phone, correct? If not, you need to check out Snotty Phone’s first video (click the image), because it will give you some context for the story you are about to read.

As you can tell from the video, Snotty is not particularly fond of telemarketers — although she does like to have fun with them. But sometimes a telemarketer — or in this case, a flat-out scammer — puts a little …

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Picture of Noel Neill. Credit: Hollywood Reporter

Sad News for Superman Fans: Noel Neill Has Died

Sad news for Superman fans. Noel Neill, who WAS Lois Lane to those of us of a certain age, has died.

I actually met her once, and got to play a scene from “Superman” with her onstage. This was at one of her personal appearances in the early ’70s. I was a winner of a Superman trivia contest sponsored by the local Philly underground newspaper (called the Daily Planet), and the winners got free …

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Here I Sit, Broken-Hearted Lyrics

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Here I Sit, Broken-Hearted

Lyrics and music by Ed Perrone (BMI)
Copyright © 2016 Ed Perrone. All rights reserved.
Digital single (2017)

They say the saddest things in life
Are the dreams that don’t come true.
They build you up, they let you down,
They break your heart in two.

Some men are more sensitive,
Disappointment takes its toll.
It challenges their heart
And then it drains life from their soul.

I read the words …

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