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A Rock’In Vegas Christmas Sizzles With Linda Suzanne

In Christine on The Scene by Christine McKellar

Pop diva Linda Suzanne is literally married to music. Her husband is famed drummer and musical director John Wackerman. (Their darling labradoodle is named Wacky, of course!)  An international recording artist, author, and entertainer, Suzanne has toured the world since age 15. Last year, the multi-talented performer adeptly covered over 30 pop hits from six decades of divas at a …

TBT: Feather Your Tree or Flock A Fir?

In Christine on The Scene by Christine McKellar

Environmentally Friendly Feather Firs (Legal) German immigrants may have been the first American environmentalists in the early years of the 20th century. One of the many delightful traditions they brought overseas was the feather Christmas tree. Interestingly enough, the original feather tree was created in response to a growing concern with the deforestation associated with the harvesting of Christmas trees …

TBT: Cabbage Patch Kids-Love to Hate Them

In Christine on The Scene by Christine McKellar

Throwback Thursday: Dolls from Hell or Cabbage Patches?  Cabbage Patch Kids: I hated em. The vacuous round-faced dolls were a phenomenon in the late 70s and early 80s. Millions of little girls (and adults) clamored for the ugly, soft fabric figures. Parents flocked to department stores, stood in line for hours, and even got into physical altercations to “adopt” the …

TBT: Rockin’ A Stutz Bearcat T-Shirt

In Christine on The Scene by Christine McKellar

In the 70s I had a blingish t-shirt that I just adored. It was black cotton with short sleeves. There was a Stutz Bearcat logo of sorts emblazoned in all its silk screened glory on the front. I don’t think I was even licensed to drive at the time. Google was no more than an abstract number and would remain …

A Vampire in Vegas: Part IV “Keeping Things Kosher” – 2018

In Christine on The Scene by Christine McKellar

(The last chapter of this four-part “fiction” short story. Happy Halloween!) A Vampire In Vegas Part IV  by Christine L. McKellar “Keeping Things Kosher”   Ah, Greg, the handsome, sculpted young man who I had flirted so carelessly (and I’m sure shamelessly) with in the first place (although truth be told, Greg is 125 years my senior–go figure) has pulled through. He’s …

TBT: Appliances With Pizzazz!

In Christine on The Scene by Christine McKellar

The 70s were the days for appliances with pizzazz. True, you had to use some elbow grease, and your fingers and wrists, with items like the washer and dryer, the toaster, the oven, and the early microwaves. But, the colors were so much fun and added an oddly festive dimension to the kitchen. Who would have thought back then, when …