Playing The Numbers Game

January 13, 2011 at 11:38 pm 2 comments

I received some shocking news in my blog overview that’s provided to me by WordPress today. If all goes well and the proverbial creek doesn’t rise (mid-Americans will get the idiom), by this time next week my humble little blog will have been seen by one quarter of a million sets of eyes.

Or perhaps it could be fewer eyes if Sandy Dennis, Sammy Davis Jr., or Mosche Dayan were representative of most of the viewing group.

And, we need to consider that some of that crowd are repeat offenders, aka people that I’ve repeatedly offended, so that might skew the numbers.

Anyway, my thanks to the (+/-) 250,000 of you, or worst case, to the one person who has made it an obsession to visit early and very, very often.

Full disclosure: My first time on a movie set (“Mr. Sycamore”) was when I visited a friend that was the production sound mixer, and I ended up flat on my belly on the roof and partially hanging over the eave to hold a microphone over two actors that were out of reach of the regular boom operator. One of the actors was Sandy Dennis.

N.B., The ownership of any and all photos, opinions, and/ or quotes above (including those of my own) belong to the material’s creator(s). Credit is given when it’s known, but as always, success usually has a million parents and failure is an orphan.
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P.S., check back for occasional updates and rewrites….
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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. On Fortune's Cap  |  January 27, 2011 at 3:48 am

    Sandy Dennis? What happened to Sandy Dennis? Besides being totally batshit and keeping 82 cats on her bed, she had an ocular impairment?

    Reply
    • 2. boskolives  |  January 27, 2011 at 7:00 am

      Hi Lulu, If Sandy Dennis had ever said “I’ll keep an eye out for you” while waiting for someone to arrive, it would be more than ironic. She, like Sammy Davis Jr. had only one working eye. Strong and very true review on Obama’s speech, we really do have miles to go before we sleep, and of course there are those promises….. Jerry

      “*Today, we find ourselves at a crossroad. * *One road leads to hopelessness and despair; * *the other to a final total extinction. * *Let us hope that we choose wisely.*”

      Reply

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