AuthorsDen.com   Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Albert Russo, iDominic Caruso, iRon Cox, iMark Vogel, iKathleen Morris, iSusan Rempel, iRalph Cates, i

  Home > Blogs Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Marcus Dino

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Books
· Poetry
· News
· Stories
· Blog
· Messages
· 70 Titles
· 43 Reviews
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Sep, 2006

   newsletter

Subscribe to the Marcus Dino Newsletter. Enter your name and email below and click "sign me up!"
Name:
Email:
Marcus Dino, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.

Featured Book
Three Part Invention
by Judith Laura

"Highly recommended"~Midwest Book Review Now available in both trade paperback and in multiple e-book formats, this novel by award-winning author J..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members










Blogs by Marcus Dino

Fifi's Thoughts
7/20/2009 8:11:48 PM
WHERE WERE YOU ON JULY 20 1969? THE DAY THE MAN ON THE MOON BECAME REALITY
FIFI: "I WASN'T EVEN AN APPLE OF AN APPLE OF MY MOTHER'S EYE. OF COURSE MY MOTHER KNEW MY FATHER AND THEY WERE BOTH HAWKEYES BACK THEN....I COULD HAVE BEEN AROUND BACK THEN BUT DIDN'T COME AROUND TILL THE 80S...THAT SPACE SHUTTLE STUFF IS WHAT I GREW UP ON...."

MARCUS....."YEAH I'M OLD ENOUGH TO REMEMBER '69....A SMALL KID BACK THEN....'ONE GIANT LEAP FOR MANKIND...SAW IT WITH MY FAMILY ON AN OLD RCA TV SET IN HAWAII...THE TV SET WAS COLOR BUT OFF COURSE THE LANDING WAS IN BLACK AND WHITE..."HEY THOSE APOLLO AND GEMINI PROGRAMS, MOVIES LIKE '2001' AND TV SHOWS LIKE 'STAR TREK' MADE ME PROUD TO BE A 'SPACE SHUTTLE ENGINEER' A LITTLE OVER A DECADE LATER...."

FATHER..."FIFI YOU KNOW I WAS AN IOWA UNDERGRAD BACK THEN....YOUR MOTHER AND I WERE DATING.....I SAW THE LANDING ON AN OLD BLACK AND WHITE ZENITH IN MY DORM ROOM....I WAS GOING TO SUMMER SCHOOL AND WORKING....NOW FIFI YOU KNOW I GOT MY DEGREE IN ONLY 3 1/2 YEARS....AHHH TO SEE THE LATE GREAT WALTER CRONKITE GO 'WHEW' WHEN IT HAPPENED....WHAT A GREAT SCENE....."

MOTHER....."OHHHH FIFI I SAW IT WITH YOUR GRANDMOTHER AND GRANDFATHER ON AN OLD BLACK AND WHITE PHILCO OUT HERE IN DES MOINES......"

150 YEAR OLD MAN........"AHHHHHHHHHHHH GIRL I WAS DEAD ABOUT 20 YEARS BUT MY ASTRAL SPIRIT FLEW ALL OVER THE WORLD AND CAUGHT THE SPIRIT OF THE MOMENT.....ALLLLLL THE PEOPLE WATCHING SUCH AN AMAZING SITE ON THEIR OLD ANALOG BLACK AND WHITE AND A FEW COLOR TVS.....YOU KNOW GIRL I EVEN FLEW OVER RUSSIA AND EVEN A FEW OF THEM WERE WATCHING EVEN THOUGH THE OFFICIAL BROADCAST BY THE 'TASS NEWS STATION' WAS A BALLET OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT...."

ALOCKI......MY COMPANION HELOS AND I WERE STILL ON ZATORIS FIFI....OF COURSE WE PICKED UP YOUR RADIO SIGNALS AROUND 4 YEARS LATER AND WERE QUITE PROUD OF YOUR FEAT...."

FIFI....."OF COURSE ALOCKI IT'S NOTHING GOING TO A LOCAL SATELLITE 250000 MILES AWAY COMPARED TO TRAVELING 4 OR 5 LIGHT YEARS TO GET FROM ZATORIS TO EARTH...."

ALCOKI...."FIFI YOU SHOULD NOT BELITTLE SUCH A GREAT ACCOMPLISHMENT OF YOUR PEOPLE...WE HAVE BEEN AROUND QUITE A FEW YEARS LONGER THAN YOU EARTHLINGS THAT IS WHY WE ARE MORE ADVANCED THAN YOU....IN THE NOT TOO DISTANT FUTURE YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO TRAVEL GREAT DISTANCES IN SPACE..."

FIFI...."OH NO NO ALOCKI I'M QUITE PROUD OF OUR APOLLO ACCOMPLISHMENT....PROUD TO BE AN AMERICAN AND AN EARTHLING...I HAVE NO DOUBT IN MY LIFETIME WE WILL VISIT MARS AND BEYOND....YOU KNOW ZATORIS....AFTER YOU AND HELOS US 'PRIMITIVE EARTHLINGS RIGHT?"

ALOCK..(LAUGHING)...."RIGHT FIFI...."

ALLRIGHT YOU PEOPLE SO THESE PEOPLE REMEMBER THAT GREAT DAY 40 YEARS AGO WHEN THREE GREAT AMERICANS, NEIL ARMSTRONG, BUZZ ALDRIN, AND MICHAEL COLLINS, LANDED THE APOLLO 11 ON THE MOON......OHBYTHEWAY LET'S NOT FORGET ANOTHER GREAT AMERICAN AND FELLOW MIDWESTERNER WHO JUST PASSED, WALTER CRONKITE, THE VOICE OF THE 20TH CENTURY.....IT'S JUST IRONIC THAT WALTER WAS THE VOICE WHO BROADCASTED THE MOON LANDING TO EVERYONE....JUST LIKE HE BROADCAST ALMOST EVERY MAJOR EVENT IN THE MID TO LATE 20TH CENTURY.....REST IN PEACE IN WALTER....THERE WILL NEVER BE ANYONE ELSE LIKE YOU...THE FATHER AND GRANDFATHER OF ALL MODERN JOURNALISTS TODAY.....MORE THAN ENOUGH THOUGHTS FOR NOW


Post a Comment

More Blogs by Marcus Dino
•  FIFI'S QUICK THOUGHTS - Monday, December 21, 2009
• FIFI'S THOUGHTS - Friday, December 18, 2009
• Fifi's Thoughts - Tuesday, December 15, 2009
• Fifi's Thoughts - Tuesday, December 08, 2009
• ANOTHER YEAR OLDER - Thursday, December 03, 2009
• Fifi's Thoughts - Tuesday, December 01, 2009
• Fifi's Pre ThanksgivingThoughts - Tuesday, November 24, 2009
• Fifi's Thoughts - Friday, November 20, 2009
• Fifi's Thoughts - Tuesday, November 17, 2009
• FIFI'S THOUGHTS - Friday, November 13, 2009
• FIFI'S THOUGHTS - Wednesday, November 11, 2009
• FIFI'S THOGHTS - Friday, November 06, 2009
• Fifi's Thoughts - Thursday, October 29, 2009
• Fifi's Thoughts - Saturday, September 12, 2009
• FIFI'S THOUGHTS - Saturday, August 22, 2009
• FIFI'S THOUGHTS - Saturday, August 08, 2009
• FIFI'S THOUGHTS - Saturday, August 01, 2009
• Fifi's Thoughts - Thursday, July 23, 2009
•  Fifi's Thoughts - Monday, July 20, 2009  
• FIfi's Thoughts - Saturday, July 18, 2009
• Fifi's Thoughts - Saturday, July 11, 2009
• Fifi's Thoughts - Saturday, July 04, 2009
• Fifi's Thoughts - Wednesday, July 01, 2009
• FIFI'S QUICK THOUGHTS - Tuesday, June 23, 2009
• FIFI'S THOUGHTS - Sunday, June 21, 2009
• FIFI'S THOUGHTS - Wednesday, June 17, 2009
• FIFI'S THOUGHTS - Wednesday, June 10, 2009
• FIFI'S THOUGHTS - Wednesday, June 03, 2009
• Fifi's Thoughts - Sunday, May 31, 2009
• FIFI'S THOUGHTS - Sunday, May 24, 2009
• FIFI'S THOUGHTS - Tuesday, May 19, 2009
• FIFI'S THOUGHTS - Wednesday, May 13, 2009
• Flifi's Great Recession Tips - Friday, May 08, 2009
• Fifi's Thoughts - Sunday, May 03, 2009
• DIARY OF A MAD GEN Y GIRL - Sunday, April 19, 2009
• FLIFI'S EASTER GREETINGS - Sunday, April 12, 2009
• Fifi's Thoughts - Monday, March 30, 2009
• FLIFI'S TIPS - Sunday, March 29, 2009
• FIFI'S THOUGHTS - Saturday, March 14, 2009
• FLIFI'S TIPS FOR EMPLOYEES AND JOB HUNTERS - Sunday, March 08, 2009
• FIFI'S THOUGHTS - Sunday, March 08, 2009
• FIFI'S THOUGHTS - Sunday, February 22, 2009
• FIFI'S THOUGHTS - Monday, February 16, 2009
• FIFI'S THOUGHTS - Sunday, February 15, 2009
• Fifi's Thoughts - Sunday, February 08, 2009
• FIFI'S THOUGHTS - Sunday, January 25, 2009
• FIFI'S THOUGHTS - Tuesday, January 20, 2009
• FIFI'S THOUGHTS - Saturday, January 03, 2009
• FIFI'S THOUGHTS - Thursday, January 01, 2009
• FIFI'S THOUGHTS - Wednesday, December 24, 2008
• Flifi's Tips - Tuesday, December 23, 2008
• FIFI'S THOUGHTS - Friday, December 19, 2008
• FIFI'S QUICK THOUGHTS - Thursday, December 18, 2008
• FIFI'S THOUGHTS - Wednesday, December 17, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Monday, December 15, 2008
• FIFI'S THOUGHTS - Tuesday, December 02, 2008
• Flifi's Tips - Friday, November 28, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Tuesday, November 25, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Thursday, November 20, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Monday, November 10, 2008
• Flifi's Tips - Friday, October 31, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Friday, October 31, 2008
• Flifi's Tips: Get rid of that mortgage! Get rid of that debt! - Tuesday, October 28, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Tuesday, October 28, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Friday, October 24, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Tuesday, October 14, 2008
• Fifi's Tips - Sunday, September 28, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Friday, September 26, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Sunday, September 21, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Tuesday, September 16, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Monday, September 01, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Saturday, August 30, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Saturday, August 16, 2008
• Flifi's Tips - Saturday, August 02, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Saturday, July 26, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Sunday, July 20, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Sunday, July 13, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Sunday, July 06, 2008
• Meet FLIFI - Saturday, July 05, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Thursday, July 03, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Monday, June 30, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Thursday, June 26, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Monday, June 23, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Saturday, June 14, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Saturday, June 07, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Sunday, June 01, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Saturday, May 31, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Saturday, May 24, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Saturday, May 17, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Sunday, May 11, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Sunday, May 04, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Wednesday, April 23, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Sunday, April 20, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts 2 - Thursday, April 17, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Thursday, April 17, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Sunday, April 13, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Friday, April 11, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Thursday, April 03, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Sunday, March 30, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Friday, March 28, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Thursday, March 27, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Monday, March 17, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Saturday, March 08, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Sunday, March 02, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Sunday, February 24, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Saturday, February 09, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Sunday, January 06, 2008
• Fifi's Thoughts - Friday, December 28, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Monday, December 24, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Saturday, December 22, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Friday, December 21, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Thursday, December 06, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Sunday, November 25, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Thursday, November 22, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Saturday, November 17, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Monday, November 12, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Sunday, November 11, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Saturday, November 10, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Thursday, October 25, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Tuesday, October 23, 2007
• I just saw Charles Dickens at Fedex Kinkos today - Tuesday, October 23, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Monday, October 22, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Tuesday, October 16, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Tuesday, October 09, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Tuesday, October 02, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Friday, September 28, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Tuesday, September 25, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Thursday, September 20, 2007
• Fifi's Health Tips - Wednesday, September 12, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Wednesday, September 05, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Monday, September 03, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Friday, August 31, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Sunday, August 19, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Saturday, August 11, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Saturday, August 04, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Saturday, July 21, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Sunday, July 15, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Wednesday, July 04, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Saturday, June 30, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Saturday, June 16, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Sunday, June 03, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Monday, May 28, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Saturday, May 12, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Tuesday, April 10, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Friday, April 06, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Wednesday, March 28, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Wednesday, March 21, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Monday, March 19, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Sunday, March 18, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Thursday, March 15, 2007
• My new character 'The Cat' - Thursday, March 15, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Sunday, March 04, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Sunday, February 25, 2007
• Fifi's Thougths - Monday, February 19, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Saturday, February 10, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Sunday, January 21, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Monday, January 15, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Sunday, January 14, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Sunday, January 07, 2007
• Fifi's Thoughts - Sunday, December 31, 2006
• Fifi's Thoughts - Tuesday, December 26, 2006
• Fifi's Thoughts - Saturday, December 23, 2006
• Fifi's Thoughts - Saturday, December 16, 2006
• Fifi's Thoughts - Monday, December 11, 2006
• Fifi's Thoughts - Monday, December 04, 2006
• Fifi's Thoughts - Friday, November 24, 2006
• Fifi's Thoughts - Saturday, November 11, 2006
• Fifi's Thoughts - Thursday, November 02, 2006
• Fifi's Thoughts - Sunday, October 29, 2006
• Fifi's Thoughts - Monday, October 23, 2006
• Fifi's Thoughts - Friday, October 20, 2006
• Fifi's Thoughts - Thursday, October 19, 2006
• Fifi's Thoughts - Friday, October 13, 2006
• Fifi's Thoughts - Thursday, October 12, 2006
• Fifi's Thoughts - Monday, October 09, 2006
• Fifi's Thoughts - Thursday, October 05, 2006
• Fifi's Thoughts - Tuesday, October 03, 2006
• Fifi's Thoughts - Thursday, September 28, 2006


Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.