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February 9, 2019

Absolutely beautiful!

Recently, I've been suffering periodic chest pains, and it reminds me of Redd Foxx in Sanford and Son back in the early 1970s and how Redd as Fred Sanford would tell his son, Lamont, "I'm having the big one," and stagger to his old chair to rest a spell.

Usually, it was when he and Lamont were having a disagreement.

It was a great TV show and, in real life, Redd Foxx did have the big one while doing rehearsals for The Royal Family.

Some of the cast thought he was faking it.

He wasn't.

Presently, at three-quarters of a century on this planet, I try to plan ahead.

I hav...

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