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Rooster I might actually choose California...except for all their population and congestion.

But...the beautiful Channel Islands, the Torrey Pines, the White Mountains with 5,000 y/o bristlecone pines, redwoods/sequoias, the mountains including Shasta, Death Valley, Mono Lake...Point Reyes National Seashore, Monterey Bay...California is breath taking.

Also, for some reason I do love New Mexico.

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You have many beautiful and pleasant places to live on your side:

http://www.countryliving.com/life/travel/g3468/most-beautiful-places-in-america/


Hard to choose if you are not on site and can't make your own experiences in the different places.



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Beautiful Wyoming. Much better than California! Beautiful state and much better than Maine where we used to live!


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Yes, the Grand Tetons are something else:)


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@Tink : I know he'll say something as he lives in the far Southeast corner of Wyoming. Don't even know if he's been there yet. LOL

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Wyoming is exquisite, a wonderful choice, Hitman!

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Oh yes, I remember this old movie well:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shane_(film)

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@ Marianne:

:O

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omg O'Tink, it's Jack Palance! I have always loved his acting...

Recently I discovered (um, duh?) there was a book to go along with the movie, and read it. But have not seen the movie since it came out 1953...

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LOL, yes, he was the quintessential Bad Guy.  :D  I love his old movies.

You can watch the whole "Barabbas" movie at


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Arthur Kennedy and Katy Jurado! She took my breath away in HIGH NOON as a child...

I have known people to speculate that the old movies were better because more care taken with casting; certainly Jack Palance, Clint Eastwood, and Eli Wallach defined their respective roles in THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY, for example.

I will bookmark BARABBAS, and may indeed watch it.

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Here's another biblical epic, in which Palance plays Simon Magus.  :D


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Hi O'Tink, that is a movie I think I am glad never to have even heard of! The fifties hairstyles may be the best part...

Looking it up, it did mark the movie debut of Paul Newman...also starred Virginia Mayo, I think she was married to Humphrey Bogart for a while, until he met Lauren Bacall...?

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Hi, Virginia,

I've seen a lot of these epic movies from the 50s and 60s on Turner Classic Movies.  I find them hilariously campy.  :D

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OtherTink, based on that kind of recommendation, I may even put THE SILVER CHALICE on a to-watch list! Paul Newman later said it was the worst movie ever made in the Fifties...you gotta love that about it...

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Yes Virginia, some movies are so bad, they're good.

That's true of a lot of the B science fiction movies from that era, like I Was a Teenage Werewolf.  :D

Do you recognize the star in the title role?  :D :D :D

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O'Tink, at first I did not recognize him...but then...Bonanza, Little House on the Prairie, Highway to Heaven!

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Right you are, Virginia.  That teenager went far, for a werewolf.  :D

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@T(h)ink

Yes, of course, though the video is not available, I remember Alan Ladd, Van Heflin and Jean Arthur, and also Jack Palance as villain. :)


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@T(h)ink and Virginia

Yes - although I did not see the movie, the "teen" looked very "familiar":

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Landon

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Was_a_Teenage_Werewolf


On the other hand, I saw quite a few peplums and - what we call "spaghetti western movies", or some  old slapstick comedies, and some great humorists, like

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harpo_Marx

:)

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Oh Marianne...Harpo Marx...THAT brings memories!

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Sorry, T(h)ink, I could not open the video. But talking about Wyoming, I remember a novel, i.e. a trilogy, by Mary O'Hara "My Friend Flicka" (with breathtaking descriptions of the wild landscapes of Wyoming, and the portrayal of human and animal characters):

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/My_Friend_Flicka

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@Virginia

Oh yes, he was probably the funniest of the whole "gang" - lol.


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Yeah, Cali is nice.

If only there weren't so many lefty loons there, west of the San Andreas Fault. :D

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@ Tink, I live in the foothills to the East of all that! Those looneys can stay where they are! LOL

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Good for you, Rooster:)

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Why California of course! Having said that, West Virginia is a beautiful state!

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I live in California and I wouldn't want to be anywhere else. I live near Newport Beach in Orange County. I love the weather and even the lefty loons :)

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Cameron, the weather is truly just exquisite. CA weather can feel like an extension of your skin!

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