Tag: requiescat in pace
Arts and Culture
Olsson’s bookstores officially closed for good today. I bought quite a few books at Olsson’s over the years and enjoyed several booksignings there too. They will be missed.
Mickey Vernon; Smooth Fielder, Hot Hitter for Senators – The PostMickey Vernon was one of the most popular D.C. baseball players ever and probably the best first baseman.
Food and Drink
J. R. Simplot, Farmer Who Developed First Frozen French Fries, Dies at 99 – The Times J. R. Simplot, a billionaire who grew up in a sod-roofed log
Unofficial Dallas Cowboys mascot Crazy Ray (Chief Zee’s opposite number) has died. He had been in declining health for several years and was destitute before savecrazyray.com was created