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Recommended reading

You know the drill: good blog posts from around the Net all this week. Enjoy.

I’m not a big fan of goals. I like direction instead: which way am I going? Because goals are a focus, but direction lets me enjoy the journey. Nathan Kontny, writing for Signal v. Noise, tells a story from his life that illustrates this. Read Not meeting your goals

Several years ago I shared with you my visit to an S bridge on the National Road in Pennsylvania. (See it here.) Adam Prince shares historic photos of it, including from when the current alignment of US 40 was built. Read The National Road – Pennsylvania – Claysville ‘S’ Bridge

If you were a child at any time in the last 60 years, you’ve heard her voice. June Foray, who voiced Rocket J. Squirrel, Granny (to Tweety and Sylvester), Jokey Smurf, and even Cindy Lou Who, has died, aged 99. She worked nearly to the end. Mark Evanier worked with her many times and remembers both the woman and her storied eight-decade career. Read June Foray, R.I.P.

Here’s June Foray herself talking about my favorite of her roles, Rocky:

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One thought on “Recommended reading

  1. DougD says:

    An amazing life, June’s Rocky quotes are still staples in our family:

    “But that trick never works”

    “And now, here’s something we hope you really like”

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