I went to Whole Foods today ... did a little shopping. I wanted to see if they had some miracle for my thinning hair.
I got salad and a bowl of chili ... chili is still with me. I'm serious when I say that this getting old business is really and truly not for sissies.
Never know what yer body is going to be or do next.... could be exciting if it attracted anything other than gas and lint.
I'm watching the Game Show Network.. well, I DVR The Match Game... HAHAAAa... so much fun to see the stars and clothes in the 70s... the HAIR!
After TMG ... a new show comes on Lingo! with Chuck Woolery. I don't watch this but the DVR captures a minute or so of it before it stops the recording. I have it set to record the series. Comes on around 10 in the mornings.
Anyway seeing Chuck Woolery --- haven't seen him in eons! this looks like a fairly recent show - Don't know if any of you know who I'm talking about ... he was the first host on Wheel of Fortune then a dating show... Love connection? whatever... anyway, a popular game show host in the 70s.
I lived in San Francisco in the late 60s and early 70s. I drank a lot. The Fairmount Hotel had a great room - The Venetian Room - very fancy schmancy and back then 'after five' clothes were worn. I loved getting all dressed up for nighttime stuff.
My date and I had gone to our 'home' bar for before dinner drinks --- The Iron Duke... aw, man... sigh... Anyway... we came roaring into The Venetian Room.
I see a lovely man in a beautiful dark suit and white shirt... which all men wore back then... I say... (I never wait for dates to say stuff) .... two please. He said... I'll get the Maitre d́. I said, thank you, I thought you were... sorry.
Sooooo we get seated. We order our before dinner drink and then dinner. Then the show began and out walked the guy I asked to seat us. He began his show with... I'm Chuck Woolery and I don't seat people. He did smile and nodded toward me. We had a table in front and well, I smiled sweetly and my date said... well, he said a not nice thing... something like ... holy shit.
HAHAaaa... In my drinking days, I didn't embarrass too easily so we went on and enjoyed his singing. Who knew he had a nightclub act? We never paid much attention to who was playing... we just like to dance and eat. There was always a good show.
oooooo anyone remember or know who Carmen McRae is? She played there frequently ... uh oh ... YouTube...
FUN ... I always do this... go to find a this or that and well there are so many to choose from... been listening for an hour! lol ... ahhhhhhhh I worked in advertising and public relations then and my boss knew her ... she would sit at our table... I had never heard of her... but boy did I love her voice and singing.... beautiful beautiful lady.... If you love soulful jazz... give it a listen... sigh