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Comment by harold goldstein on May 10, 2018 at 9:16am

Gelinda must be closing in on 75, I guess.  She must have been 16-17 yrs old in 1957-8.

Her heart was sent on going to the states.  I wonder who she got to take her here?

Comment by harold goldstein on May 10, 2018 at 5:57am

Johny, Cash, the platters, in the still of the night, one summer night,

Neil Sedaka game after i left- fyi carold was corole king.thats whe n he started to write for Connie Francis - stupid cupid/ where the boys are and others. 

Comment by harold goldstein on May 10, 2018 at 5:51am

Dream Dream Dream about Gelinda the beer girl at Hilda's Gasthouse

She liked Jim better because he promised her he whoud bring her to the US but he liked Ficken the ganza nacht, the Kleine Soldad would hold hands with her and never asked her to do anything wrong other than making out some what, but I never promised I would take her to the states.  That's where Dream Dream Dream comes in.  If anything put me back at Merrill, that did.

Comment by harold goldstein on May 9, 2018 at 5:41pm

Davve THANK YOU FOR THOSE SONGS.  I DIDN'T expect it and it brought a lot of tears to this soldiers eyes.

Comment by harold goldstein on May 9, 2018 at 4:58pm

jIM, HERE IS THE GERMAN FOOD YOU ARE LOOKING FOR, AND THE WAITRESS WE GET IS FROM NURNBERG

Happy Mothers Day
Sunday, May 13th 2018

Checkers Old Munchen will be open this Sunday from 3pm-10pm for Mother's Day. Bring Mom in and she will receive a complimentary mimosa or sangria PLUS dessert with her entree!
Checkers

Just show your Server or Bartender this email to redeem offer this Sunday only!

Restrictions: Not valid with any coupons, Groupons etc. Dine-in Only. Must tell server when you arrive. Reservations recommended but not required.

Comment by Frank L Moseley on May 9, 2018 at 4:56pm

Good afternoon Troopers ... ..

Afternoon High Temps beginning to hit the low 90's now!!  Low temps in the mid to upper 60's.

Harry:  still getting that coffee at Target now and then.

Broke out the fishing gear yesterday and walked down to the river at the campground. Didn't catch any fish, but did lose a new lure in the trees. Leopard  Frog pattern, Jitterbug , top water lure.  Oh well, such is life. A small Gator did cruise by while I was there.

Hope all are doing well, enjoy the day, take care.

Comment by Dave Gettman on May 9, 2018 at 2:52pm

Rent on this place has been paid for another year. Drink up guys, it's on the house!

Comment by Dave Gettman on May 9, 2018 at 2:17pm

Glad you had a good time and they didn't draft you, Jim. Welcome home!

Comment by Jim Clendenen on May 9, 2018 at 2:05pm

Tom;

Next trip will not involve aircraft!

Comment by Joe Sellner on May 8, 2018 at 5:52pm

Get well Harold! Have a great year Gentlemen!

Tojours Pret! Always remember Always! If the women do not find you handsome. They should at least find you handy! ( Red Green)

 

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