Tag Archives: R.I.P.

11/10/2019-R.I.P. – My Dad (Robert W. Johnson)

-For years I absolutely dreaded this day, as well as two more (at least) like it to go. Of course, I know that, at some point, both my Mom and Dad-as well as my baby boy cat Scruffy-will pass but … Continue reading

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6/29/2019-R.I.P.-The Syracuse New Times

-On June 26, 2019 THE SYRACUSE NEW TIMES published its last paper before heading off into the sunset. Back in the day when I was starting out in music, it was THE place to go to when looking to find … Continue reading

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5/17/2019-R.I.P. Grumpy Cat

-On May 17, 2019 it was announced that GRUMPY CAT (AKA Tardar Sauce) had passed away. All the info in regards to that is in the pic above. Grumpy Cat was a major internet sensation and has probably a million … Continue reading

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5/14/2019-R.I.P. Tim Conway

-On May 14, 2019 Tim Conway passed away at the age of 85. I remember watching him on THE CAROL BURNETT SHOW and would laugh my butt off at how funny he (and the rest of the cast) was. One … Continue reading

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2/22/2019-R.I.P.- Jerry Yerman

-Two days ago I received a call from my friend, Roy Coston, that another friend, Jerry Yerman, had passed away. I was in a band with Jerry called Four Large Men (FLM) from October 11, 1993-January 19, 1999. This was … Continue reading

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4/13/2018-R.I.P.-Russell Bates-The Creator of Walking Bear

-I just found out about the passing of writer Russell Bates-which happened a few days ago. Russell was the creator of Ensign Dawson Walking Bear, a character from the STAR TREK THE ANIMATED SERIES episode “How Sharper Than A Serpent’s … Continue reading

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8/11/2017-THINKING / R.I.P.-Robin Williams

-Here’s another one of my “retro” posts due to lack of time on the day in question. Unlike some of the others, this one is three years overdue. Great huh? Better late than never right? -Three years ago on this … Continue reading

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