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  • SEAL on the Beach
    on Apr 1, 2011 in Cootness
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  • On the Radio
    on Mar 30, 2011 in Cootness
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  • Round ManWho was “Round Man”?  What was he? Where was he? When was he? Only a few know the answers. Your affable quintessential Old Coot is among those lucky few. And I ain’t gonna’ inform you. How about that 50-cent word “quint...
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  • Hollywood Celebrity Low-down
    on Mar 22, 2011 in Cool Coot Career Coot Consideration Job
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  • Hollywood Celebrity High-upSlim Pickens was in many movies. I really liked his role in Dr. Strangelove. He died in the nursing home down the street from my Modesto, CA duplex-type shanty. Unlike so many other Hollywood stars he “dropped off the radar” after his dea...
  • A&W BearA&W Drive-in 1993 was a tough time in Modesto, CA for unemployed Disgruntled Old ( or young) Coots. Jobs were difficult to find, as usual. Concord, CA had been left behind due to my last two jobs going out of business after having been open for d...
  • Taco Bell Loses its Bell
    on Mar 21, 2011 in Cootness
    Taco Bell (two) McHenry Avenue was and is the main drag for car cruising in Modesto, CA. At its southern end near the older part of town was a Taco Bell. Peering at the Google map it appears the place may be gone. But, surely many locals recall its c...
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