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Favorite Television Christmas Episodes – TR Robertson

By   /  December 1, 2022  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson – With the advent of Netflix and a plethora of cable channels and various streaming sites, it is possible now to see most of your favorite television shows, many from years and years ago. As the holiday season approaches, classic Christmas shows will be appearing on T.V. You can now watch classic television […]

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Favorite Christmas Movies to Get in That Christmas Spirit

By   /  November 28, 2022  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson – As the Holiday season approaches, one of the favorite activities many families and individuals take part in is going through their Christmas movie collection or finding what holiday movies are showing on the various cable networks and settling back to spend an evening watching these movies that have a special place in […]

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Irish/Scottish Duo Men of Worth Perform in Carlsbad

By   /  November 25, 2022  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson -Scotsman Donnie Macdonald and Irishman James Keigher met in 1986 at Des Regan’s Irish Pub in Burbank. This unlikely combination has led to 36 years of performing both traditional and contemporary Irish and Scottish folk music. The tremendous harmony and blend of their voices as well as a wide range of instrumentation styles […]

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Thanksgiving Facts & Trivia For Your Day Of Celebration And To Impress Your Guests

By   /  November 21, 2022  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson – HAPPY THANKSGIVING Thanksgiving will soon be here whether we are ready for it or not. Here are some fun facts and trivia about this day you can share with whomever you celebrate this day with. These are also some fun bits of information to share as you gather around the table, and […]

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Thanksgiving Holiday Traditions – Old & New

By   /  November 17, 2022  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson – Another Thanksgiving will soon be upon us complete with all the festivities and traditions that have been associated with this holiday. In researching Thanksgiving traditions, you must start with what many believe to be the first Thanksgiving at Plymouth Rock in 1621. History says that 90 Native Americans and 53 Pilgrims, celebrated […]

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The Perfect Thanksgiving Meal and What to do With Left-over Turkey

By   /  November 15, 2022  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson -What most people remember about Thanksgiving is the food served on this day. Americans will eat more food on Thanksgiving Day than on any other day of the year. There are many magazines and newspapers running recipes featuring ways to prepare the turkey, best ways to serve dressing or potatoes, what vegetables to […]

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Holiday Movies and T.V. Shows for Thanksgiving

By   /  November 11, 2022  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson – The holiday season is upon us beginning with Halloween. Thanksgiving will be the next “biggie”, full of food, festivities and fun. To get you in the mood, these are some of the top movies selected by a variety of agencies for Thanksgiving followed by some of the best television episodes with Thanksgiving […]

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Why We Celebrate Veterans Day

By   /  November 8, 2022  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson (U.S. Navy (active duty 1971-1973 USS Bauer DE-1025/Naval Reserve 1970, 1973-75) The first of a few holidays for the month of November and December will begin this Friday with celebration of Veteran’s Day. This day will be a federal holiday for most government agencies, schools, and some businesses. Many people are familiar with […]

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Travels With TR –Our Mid-East Adventure– Part 9

By   /  November 4, 2022  /  Local  /  1 Comment

Museum of Egyptian Antiquities – Salah El-Din Citadel – Mosque of Muhammad Ali & More TR Robertson – Our final full day in Egypt, before a long flight home, was another jammed packed day with numerous stops as we explored more sites in Cairo. Our first stop was a quick drive several blocks from the […]

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Travels With TR –Our Mid-East Adventure– Part 8

By   /  October 31, 2022  /  Local  /  1 Comment

Arrival in Egypt – The Step Pyramid – The Giza Plateau & Sphinx TR Robertson -The last morning in Jordan began with another delicious breakfast, this time at the Hilton at the Dead Sea Resort, then another chance for Carolyn to float in the very salty waters of the Dead Sea. This time she was […]

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Travels With TR–Our Mid-East Adventure – Part 7

By   /  October 27, 2022  /  Local  /  1 Comment

The Ancient City of Petra TR Robertson -The primary destination for tourists visiting Jordan, other than the Dead Sea, is the historic archaeological city of Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1985. Petra is in southern Jordan next to the Jabal Al-Madbah mountain that is next to a basin surrounded by other mountains that […]

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What do You Really Know About Halloween?

By   /  October 27, 2022  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson –Happy Halloween Everyone! Halloween is the first of a series of holidays for the Fall and Winter season. It is a time for fun and festivities around the world, for those countries that celebrate this event. There is a tremendous amount of history surrounding this holiday as well as numerous superstitions and tales […]

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Travels With TR–Our Mid-East Adventure – Part 6

By   /  October 25, 2022  /  Local  /  No Comments

Wadi Rum Desert Safari & Red Sea Boat Ride TR Robertson – On Day 8 of our Mid-East Adventure, we left the Intercontinental Aqaba Hotel, after morning breakfast, headed for a trip into the one of the most famous desert regions in the world, the Wadi Rum, 37 miles east of Aqaba. The Wadi Rum […]

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NC Rep’s Into the Breeches! A Funny & Inspirational Play Now on Stage

By   /  October 24, 2022  /  Travel  /  No Comments

TR Robertson    —  The 2nd play of North Coast Rep’s 41st season is the delightful play within a play comedy, Into the Breeches!, by playwright George Brant, with a wonderful cast of seven women and 2 males that will have you laughing out loud one minute, learning tidbits of history the next all surrounded with significant […]

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Travels With TR–Our Mid-East Adventure – Part 5

By   /  October 21, 2022  /  Local  /  2 Comments

Entering Jordan – Jerash – a Visit to a Jordanian Home – Arrival in Aqaba TR Robertson –As we awoke on Day 7 of our Mid-East trip, we would be leaving Israel and heading into Jordan. Packing the evening before, our group made sure luggage was on the bus as we boarded after a morning […]

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Travels With TR –Our Mid-East Adventure– Part 4

By   /  October 17, 2022  /  Local  /  1 Comment

The Dead Sea and Masada TR Robertson After breakfast at our hotel in Jerusalem, the Lady Stern Hotel, our tour group boarded our tour bus for another full day of adventure in Israel. Today we would drive 21 miles on Road 1 to the Dead Sea followed by taking a cable car to the magical […]

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Travels With TR –Our Mid-East Adventure– Part 3

By   /  October 13, 2022  /  Local  /  No Comments

Inside the Old City of Jerusalem and a trip to Bethlehem & the Church of the Nativity TR Robertson –Our fifth day of the Mid-East Tour would be another day full of trips to incredibly historic holy sites, especially sites important to various religions around the world. Our bus would pick us up from the […]

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Travels With TR–Our Mid-East Adventure – Part 2

By   /  October 10, 2022  /  Local  /  No Comments

The Religious Sites of Jerusalem and the Holocaust Museum TR Robertson -Day 4 of our Mid-East trip found us boarding our tour bus for a 33-mile trip to Israel’s capital city of Jerusalem. This city is a holy city for Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. This ancient city has been destroyed twice, besieged 23 times, captured, […]

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Travels With TR–Our Mid-East Adventure – Part 1

By   /  October 6, 2022  /  Local  /  1 Comment

Departure and Tel Aviv, Israel TR Robertson -A busy summer of travel was recently capped off with a two-week trip to Israel, Jordan and Egypt for my wife Carolyn and myself, a trip that had been postponed for three years because of the pandemic and different travel restrictions as other countries dealt with COVID issues […]

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Fun Facts and Trivia About the U.S. Presidents – Part II

By   /  September 12, 2022  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson — There is seemingly no end to the amount of trivia and unknown, to the public, information concerning the various Presidents of the United States. This is a continuation of the some of the fascinating historical information that will amuse and surprise you and add to your trivia knowledge. Ronald Reagan was the […]

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