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Stuart G

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December 31, 2023

What is the most important day in the world??... TODAY is the DAY!!!! ENJOY TODAY..PLEASE!!!

SUNDAY....TODAY IS SUNDAY....AIN'T IT????


TODAY ......................SUNDAY ....DECEMBER 31, 2023....................is that correct?......................


December 30, 2023

About doing research today, as compared with 50 and 60 years ago. Everything has changed completely!!

I did research in the 60s and 70s and taught research in high schools in the 70s, 80s, and early 90s....WHAT HAS CHANGED?

EVERYTHING.....WHAT IS MEANT BY THAT?....HERE IS THE TOTAL ANSWER......YOU USED TO HAVE TO GO A LIBRARY TO GET THE MOST HELP....NOW.....IF YOU KNOW WHERE TO GO WITH YOUR COMPUTER, AND KNOW HOW TO USE THE THING. (YES, "THE THING" IS THE COMPUTER). you don't have to go anywhere at all. It is all on. "THE COMPUTER AND THE INTERNET." ....YES, IT IS.

What is the story?....Here it is: At the Chicago Public Library where I used to go, (in the 60s, there were hundreds or perhaps thousands of video reals, and magazines to take out. That library had old newspapers and historical magazines with all kinds of information, both historical and current day information. (on video reals) & I would go downtown to use the library and look (in Chicago Main Downtown Library). old newspapers from the 20s 30s & 40s and earlier to see what was history and current events during those times.

At the University of Illinois in Champaign/Urbana, (in the late 60s) where I went to college, the University Library had original newspapers in the library basement from the 1860s. If you could find those newspapers, you could look at them. .Real 1860 newspapers, the paper kinds, and I remember doing that, ... Original Newspapers, Real Originals

Now, you don't have to go anywhere but sit at the computer and look on the internet for information, any kind of information.
Of course, you don't get to see the original newspaper, but that is a small price to pay for sitting at the computer and not getting up to go anywhere at all.

YES, NOT GO ANYWHERE AT ALL... You can sit at the computer all day &..NOT GO TO A LIBRARY!!! .

Yes, you have to know the interactions and basics of the internet and typing, but now they teach that in high school like I did. I would meet the students at the library and show them how to use the Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature and walk the students around the library (a local library).. looking for important information...

I remember the evolution of the internet. It was slow and evolving over a long time.... I saw it all. Now on the internet you can see anything about SPORTS, HISTORY, WEALTH, INCOME, EXCITIMENT, ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES, TV, OR .ANYTHING AT ALL..
IF YOU KNOW WHERE TO GO ON THE INTERNET AND, YOU WANT TO WATCH A FULL LENGTH MOVIE, IT'S THERE TOO , AND
OTHER STUFF IS ON THE INTERNET THAT WAS, NOT AVAILABLE AT THE CHICAGO PUBLIC LIBRARY.. ...but...

(I won't go into the other stuff). ............. .

Why is this post necessary? It is necessary for me because times have changed. (a whole lot)....
ALSO...young people they think they know it all.......AND.... those young people don't have a clue. (according to Stu)

...........Times have changed according to Stu.........(but that is my perspective only) . .........



December 29, 2023

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December 22, 2023

My "Favority Movie of All Time...I cried for ...Happness .."It's A Wonderful Life". First time I ever cried because I..

................."WAS HAPPY"..... [ WHEN I REALIZED THE END WAS ...."HAPPINESS"...& "LOVE" & CARING FOR OTHERS! .....



December 22, 2023

First Song you can remember from childhood.

I think my earliest song was "Rudolph the Red Nose Rain deer." (and I am Jewish)

December 18, 2023

"Left vs Right" ...Do You Know Where Those Terms Came From....Here is where those terms originated..

It was during the French Revolution...(I seem to remember)............................................

Those that supported the king.....were on the right side of the hall where the meeting was held....
Those that supported the revolution..(and wanted complete change)............were on the left side.
That is what I remembered from some class lesson at someplace and at somewhere..,,,,,,,,,

(I don't remember...because....I am mature)...that's why. ........

December 16, 2023

Will Donald Trump go down as the worst President in the history of the world?

Giving away secrets to enemies?
Not caring about a threatening disease?
Not caring about anything he says?
Not caring about anyone but himself?
Not caring about the nation?
etc.
etc.
etc.

December 15, 2023

12 Christmas Movies Worth Watching (at link below)

https://www.romper.com/entertainment/movies-you-didnt-realize-are-christmas-holiday-movies?utm_source=pocket-newtab-en-us

I found this while traveling around the internet...I hope no one is offended by this post.


Stuart G .............

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Gender: Male
Hometown: Skokie, Illinois
Current location: Skokie, Illinois
Member since: Tue Dec 18, 2007, 12:07 PM
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About Stuart G

I thought I knew a lot, and I found out... how little I knew about what I know...... ..... And how much more there is to learn, if I listen and read what others have to say.
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