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by Michael Mayhew
Sun Dec 16, 2007 6:47 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: December 2007
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There are many more important subjects...

Name: Michael Mayhew Source: unca20071217.htm ...to talk about than this... ...Cindy, your story is frightening on many levels, good luck and godspeed to you... ...Roger, best of luck with your mom's health, the last 30 days have been a rough time for my own circle as well, I know too well the feel...
by Michael Mayhew
Thu Dec 13, 2007 10:11 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: December 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 41885

Plumber analogy

Name: Michael Mayhew Source: unca20071217.htm "If you hired a plumber to fix your toilet would you expect to have to pay him every time you took a crap and successfully flushed?" My best answer to that: "No. However, if the plumber invented a brand new type of toilet after working on the problem fo...
by Michael Mayhew
Thu Dec 13, 2007 10:11 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: December 2007
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Views: 41885

Plumber analogy

Name: Michael Mayhew Source: unca20071217.htm "If you hired a plumber to fix your toilet would you expect to have to pay him every time you took a crap and successfully flushed?" My best answer to that: "No. However, if the plumber invented a brand new type of toilet after working on the problem fo...
by Michael Mayhew
Thu Dec 13, 2007 12:19 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: December 2007
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Views: 41885

Eyeballs, etc.

Name: Michael Mayhew Source: unca20071217.htm HARLAN: So very sorry to hear about your health troubles. In general, I'm not sure I approve of this falling-apart-as-we-age concept. I'm positive I didn't vote for it. Did I miss the plebiscite? Here's hoping your eye drops do the trick, and the very b...
by Michael Mayhew
Thu Dec 13, 2007 12:19 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: December 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 41885

Eyeballs, etc.

Name: Michael Mayhew Source: unca20071217.htm HARLAN: So very sorry to hear about your health troubles. In general, I'm not sure I approve of this falling-apart-as-we-age concept. I'm positive I didn't vote for it. Did I miss the plebiscite? Here's hoping your eye drops do the trick, and the very b...
by Michael Mayhew
Sun Dec 09, 2007 10:30 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: December 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 41885

Really Very Super Important

Name: Michael Mayhew Source: unca20071217.htm Harlan: given the demise a few years back of the late, great Hydrox cookie (and also because I was shopping at Trader Joes tonight), I was wondering: if you had to choose a chocolate sandwich cookie and death was on the line, what would it be: Droxies, ...
by Michael Mayhew
Sun Dec 09, 2007 10:30 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: December 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 41885

Really Very Super Important

Name: Michael Mayhew Source: unca20071217.htm Harlan: given the demise a few years back of the late, great Hydrox cookie (and also because I was shopping at Trader Joes tonight), I was wondering: if you had to choose a chocolate sandwich cookie and death was on the line, what would it be: Droxies, ...
by Michael Mayhew
Fri Dec 07, 2007 3:08 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: December 2007
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Welles

Name: Michael Mayhew Source: unca20071217.htm john j zeock: You did no wrong. I knew that there had never been a planned Welles WotW. It was just the idea of it, the thought had never occurred to me, and I read your post and there was an instant mini-movie in my head, full of rich, crispy deep-focu...
by Michael Mayhew
Fri Dec 07, 2007 12:05 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: December 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 41885

Wow!

Name: Michael Mayhew Source: unca20071217.htm Colleen: Did you find Jonathan in an old Books in Print, or are you just some sort of Mad Genius of Children's Literature? Either way, you have duly impressed me and made me very happy. A used copy has been ordered. Fourteen bucks out the door -- fourte...
by Michael Mayhew
Thu Dec 06, 2007 8:51 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: December 2007
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Views: 41885

Lost Kid's Book

Name: Michael Mayhew Source: unca20071217.htm Colleen: I sense that your knowledge of children's books runs deep, so maybe you can remember a title or author or illustrator for this one. When I was very small I had this picture book that I absolutely loved. First line was "Jonathan was seven and th...
by Michael Mayhew
Wed Dec 05, 2007 10:10 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: December 2007
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Views: 41885

Name: Michael Mayhew Source: unca20071217.htm KOS: Nice piece. May I suggest that when you post full essays you include copyright at the bottom in the same way that our host does? You never know to what use you might want to put your work down the line; it's good to assert your ownership. I am not ...
by Michael Mayhew
Tue Dec 04, 2007 2:47 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: December 2007
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this n' that

Name: Michael Mayhew Source: unca20071217.htm KOS: Am I reading correctly, are you saying, that according to the The Book of Rules, Yuri Gagarin not only never orbited the earth, but that because he parachuted down the last wee bit that his rocket ride doesn't even count AT ALL? NOT the first human...
by Michael Mayhew
Mon Dec 03, 2007 9:27 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: December 2007
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Beowulf "novelization"

Name: michael Mayhew Source: unca20071217.htm Barney: Don't know if there is yet a "novelization," but there is a nifty script book with two drafts of the screenplay and an essay explaining how they approached the material. http://www.harpercollins.com/books/9780061350160/Beowulf/index.aspx MM
by Michael Mayhew
Sun Dec 02, 2007 10:26 pm
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: December 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 41885

FOUND AT THE LIBRARY

Name: Michael Mayhew Source: unca20071217.htm Bob Homeyer asked What are you reading these days? just around the time that Harlans book fire sale lead to a discussion of library donations and both of those reminded me of something I wanted to post about. Here in Tujunga we have a very pretty little...
by Michael Mayhew
Sat Dec 01, 2007 1:17 am
Forum: The Art Deco Dining Pavilion
Topic: Pavilion Digest: December 2007
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Views: 41885

RE: The Idea

Name: Michael Mayhew Source: unca20071217.htm Harlan: I might be interested in some of the books you mentioned. The phrase "picture books" made my ears prick. I'm a sucker for pretty picture books. Regarding pricing, you could check and see what the same book is going for over at Amazon Marketplace...

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