This Day in GINGEROLOGY - May 2nd

1887: Vernon Castle was born in Norwich, Norfolk, England.

1887: Walter Percival (born Charles David Lingenfelter), who starred with Ginger in the film “Carnival Boat” (as DeLacey), was born in Chicago, Illinois.

1939: Phillips Smalley (born Phillips Wendell Smalley), who starred with Ginger in the film “The Thirteenth Guest” (as Uncle Dick Thornton), died in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, at the age of 63.

2010: TCM aired “The Major and the Minor” and “Billy Wilder Speaks”.

2014: TCM aired “Bachelor Mother”.


Next GingerFilm(s) (on TCM - all times Eastern):

May 10, 2016 @ 6:00 A.M. Roberta (106 min)

May 10, 2016 @ 8:00 A.M. Flying Down To Rio (89 min)

June 1, 2016 @ 4:30 P.M. Perfect Strangers (87 min)

Next GingerFilm(s) (on FXM Retro - all times Eastern) - NOTE - the FXM Retro site is kinda 'cryptic' as far as specific times, so please check local listings for 'specific times':
May 1, 2016 @ 6:00 A.M. Tales of Manhattan (127 min)

Next GingerFilm(s) (on GetTV - all times Eastern):

...None Currently Scheduled...


Sunday, May 1, 2016

Happy May Day, Y'all!!!

...or better stated, "Happy "There's no such thing as April 31st" Day!!!"


Well, hope to get some things going here, as usual... most notably, the LIFE magazine covers deal...  as well as a few other things...

...for the moment, however, let's just all sit back and take a deep breath, knowing we made it through the month of chaos in one piece, for the most part...

...there ya go...

Have a VERY Gingery weekend, y'all!


Monday, April 25, 2016

GingeRememberance 2016...

...as always on this sad, sad April day, hope everyone out there remembers the legacy of Ginger, and all the unabashed joy she gave the world, which is thankfully documented for us and future generations to be engulfed by... the likes of which will never grace this orb again...

Always and forever Ginger...


Friday, April 8, 2016

...a week into APRIL...

...and no major traumas yet...
...Ginger seems pretty relieved about that... ...only three weeks left, y'all... (for you who are newer Gingerologists, let's just say that April has in recent years not been the best... and of course, it's the month in which Ginger left us, so... just overall a pretty heavy (in a bad way) month for Hu...)

Well, other than the precarious time of year we find ourselves in, all is doing well in the Huey Camp... hope to be getting some posts 'of substance' here soon, but... kids are in the 'final push' of school, and I have a fair amount of stuff cooking at work, so... we'll see. In the meantime, thanks for y'all's continued support!

Hope everyone out there is doing 'OptimumGinger'! (a new phrase I just made up, which y'all 'get', I am sure...)

Speaking of phrases...

KIG, y'all!!!


Saturday, March 19, 2016

Happy Spring, Y'all!!!

...well, it's that time again... and whatever implies 'spring', I think this pic is about as 'GingerSpringy' as you can get... of course, I'm not sure what attire would constitute spring-wear, but it always kinda conjures up a 'Easter-church' type arrangement, to me, anyway... something with a bonnet is mandatory, right?

Well, it just so happens that this post regarding the vernal equinox also is... Gingerology's 400th Post!!! So, a milestone of sorts that I am pretty happy about... thanks to all of y'all who still check out the site... ONE of these days I'll get things a bit more 'detailed' here, but some 'real world' stuff to work out... just busy with work, helping the kids with school, etc... nothing 'heavy'...

This IS a good time to do a bit of 'spring cleaning', as it were... and thus, I will try to somehow 'streamline' the blog... not sure how that will go down, but... there's also the issue of the 'GingerFilm blogs'... heck, I haven't properly kept up with G-ology, so how can I give time to each of THOSE blogs? I truly set those up as a 'picture backup' of sorts, anyway, but... would like to add a few things here and there, in case someone runs across it...

Oh, and here's a few "You know you're a Gingerologist when..." deals which I've been wanting to post...

First - this was from a roll of blueprints I received at work a few months back... notice the name... who do you think of?
well, Rogers, duh... but what kinda struck me was the first name... "Lellyett'... kinda sounds like an 'extended version' of 'Lela'...right? Hm?  And no doubt Lela AND Ginger were each Quality Focused... I'm not sure about the 'Customer Driven' part... they were DRIVEN, no doubt, as they were VERY Independent women... from Independence...

Here's another GingerMoment which I didn't post when it occurred back around Christmastime - a present we received...
...sourced from... the Rogue River Valley! Which of course got me to thinking if Ginger had a few of these trees at her ranch... hmmm... she had lots of varmints, and also seemed to have quite a bit of produce.... could these pears we received for a gift (which were quite good, BTW...) have come from the same tree Ginger got pears from?  Um... yeah, I think about stuff like this all the time... I'm a Terminal Gingerologist, in case y'all didn't know...

...well, there's some other Gingery things I need to roll with... of course the LIFE magazine cover project... the biggest deal will be how to print these properly... a 'dry run' will have to take place... I still need to 'spruce up' the images, but they are close... I'll do a 'progress' post pretty soon...

...also, wanting to get more details on the Ginger Birth House Project... seems like the renovation work is ongoing, so, COOL... I would LOVE to get up there this summer to see what's up with it... stay tuned...

Hope everyone out there has a GREAT spring, with decent weather and minimal pollen (it's already full force here... bleh)... until next time...

KIG, y'all!!!


Monday, March 14, 2016

...Happy PI Day, Y'all!!!

...Ginger's ready... are YOU?

PI is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter... which will ALWAYS yield the number 3.14, and a whole bunch of extra numbers (some dude has ciphered it out to 5 trillion digits... no, REALLY...) but, what's cool is, ANY circle, from the head of a pin to the circle of the earth itself, will yield the value of 3.14.

So, on this PI day (March 14... 3.14), y'all go out and...well, have some PI!!! ...not QUITE like Ice Cream Day (the 3rd Sunday (Sundae?) in July), but pretty awesome nevertheless...

KIG, y'all!


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