25 November 2008

10 turkeys

(excerpts from Alex in Movieland)

1956
celebrates Thxgiving in Elyria with turkey with his parents     paternal grandparents     Sophie & Jim Hause     Ann & Harold Nolan & cousin Robert     followd by watching Evelyn Rudie play Eloise on “Playhouse 90”

1975
fixes Thxgiving dinner in Twin Lakes for his parents
throws "leftovers" party next day with guests including Hazel Janicki & William Schock

1978
feasts on Thxgiving dinner at Manhattan home of Peter Burnell & Gerald Mast

1979
sees "The Life of Brian" with David Meredith in Pittsburgh on Thxgiving before joining Jon Carpenter for dinner at a terrible Chinese restaurant

1981
shares Thxgiving lunch at Gumbo Shop in New Orleans with Ira Joel Haber

1988
celebrates Thxgiving with his parents & Dimitri at Julia Waida's in Kent

1997
watches Alice Ripley on Macy's Thxgiving Parade broadcast with his parents in Elyria before arrival of Sal & Frank Kovach     Sophie & Jim Hause for turkey dinner

1998
observes Thxgiving in Santa Fe with a toast at Bernique Longley's followd by buffet at Arlene Stone's

2001
enjoys Thxgiving dinner at Two Bunch Palms in Desert Hot Springs with Bill Berger

2002
wears his Judy Henske t-shirt to walk on Short Sands Beach on Oregon coast with Garold Gardner on Thxgiving
reminisces abt T. R. Queen with Lloyd Pauze while the turkey roasts

2 comments:

Bill Fogle said...

You are a true diarist. I really believe there are people who don't notch their walking sticks or take note of the tides. That's taking people, life, for granted.

cinemage books said...

Glad to be included in your turkey memories