This Day in GINGEROLOGY - March 26th
1903: Emilio Fernandez (born Emilio Fernandez Romo), who starred with Ginger in the film “Flying Down to Rio” (as Dancer), was born in Coahuila, Mexico.
1929: Ginger married her first husband, Edward Jackson Culpepper, in New Orleans. (They divorced July 11, 1931.)
1940: Bernard Jukes (born Bernard St. George C. Jukes), who starred with Ginger in the film “The Sap from Syracuse” (as Bells), died in Loughborough, Leicestershire, England, at the age of 41.
1970: Patricia Ellis, who starred with Ginger in the film “42nd Street” (as Secretary), and was one of the WAMPAS Baby Stars along with Ginger in 1932, died in Kansas City, Missouri, at the age of 53.2013: FMC aired “Change of Heart”.
...REMEMBER - The LAST segment of the Palm Springs Antiques Roadshow will be shown Monday, March 27th - It MUST be the one with Roberta Olden getting a piece of Ginger's furniture appraised... so check it OUT!!! (It's a cool show anyway, so...WATCH!) ... On PBS... see local listings for times... AND, I have noticed that the shows may be 'streamed' from the PBS website at any time after they are aired, so... COOL!
Next GingerFilm(s) (on TCM - all times Eastern):
April 4-5, 2017 @ 12:00 A.M. Fifth Avenue Girl
April 8, 2017 @ 10:45 P.M. Black Widow
April 10, 2017 @ 8:00 P.M. - Tales of Manhattan
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':
None Currently Scheduled...
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
But the procedure itself went well... a bit odd, as you are definitely 'awake', just not too 'with it'... but they shine lights in the eye to be worked on, but 'soft color'... not as bad as it sounds. It was definitely not FUN, but could have been a lot worse...
With that, will have to 're-calibrate' my glasses in a few weeks, as the new lens they put in my eye is pretty well focused - weird how that works. The sight out of the eye is 'sharp', but still a bit distorted due to the detached retina... so can't really read too well with that eye, but should take some of the 'general strain' off of the one good one I have left...
Thanks to all for the thoughts and prayers... they worked!!!
Hope to get back to 'regularly scheduled programming' here by the weekend... it's been a bit hectic at work, as well as for my daughter, who is wrapping up a science fair project/exhibit, and is also taking some verion of the SAT tomorrow (for 10th graders, even tho she is only in 8th Grade... hmmm...) But she is a smart cookie, so should do well.
Hope all is well with everyone... and with that,
Friday, February 12, 2016
...The Dancing Doggie known as Ginger Rogers!!!
Dancing 'Ginger Rogers' Doggie
In general, this pup is quite fond of the 'waltz', as best as I can tell... and her video placed on FaceBook has gone 'viral'! Hopefully the new home will be great for her, and the owners can play her lots of 'swing time' stuff!!! I am pretty sure Ginger would get a kick out of this, and knowing her fondness for animals, would be happy to know this one has found a new home...
Well, other than this - which may well have made the rounds on FaceBook's Gingery area, but I'll post it here for posterity as well - not too much happening in Hu-ville... ...well, except that I have cataract surgery next Tuesday... hopefully a pretty 'routine' deal... but messing with one's eyes is always a touch and go type of thing, even though I'm in REAL good hands at the UAB Callahan Eye Foundation clinic... one of the best out there!
I'll probably check in sometime 'post-op'...
And I plan on 'advancing' the 'GingerLIFE' project this weekend as well... still 'patching up' the covers, but should be ready to print soon... stay tuned...
It is my hope that I can continue to make 'G-ology' interesting and informative regarding the 'Beautiful Science' of VKM, which is SUCH a great topic!!! ...And remember, your comments are what make Gingerology click - so keep cranking them out!
Thanks again, JW