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Walking Distance

"Walking Distance" is episode five of the American television series The Twilight Zone. It aired on October 30, 1959; the episode was listed as the ninth best episode in the history of The Twilight Zone by Time magazine. Martin Sloan, age thirty-six. Occupation: vice-president, ad agency, in charge of media; this is not just a Sunday drive for Martin Sloan. He doesn't know it at the time, but it's an exodus. Somewhere up the road he's looking for sanity, and somewhere up the road, he'll find something else. While driving his car in the countryside on a summer afternoon circa 1959, 36-year-old New York advertising executive Martin Sloan stops to have his car serviced at a gas station within walking distance of Homewood, his hometown. After walking into town, he sees that it has not changed since he was a boy, he visits the drugstore and is confused when he finds out that ice cream sodas are still only 10 cents. Martin walks to the town park, where he is startled to see himself as a young boy, carving his name into the bandstand as he remembers doing.

Martin approaches, resulting in young Martin becoming scared, believing himself to be in trouble, he runs away. Following his younger self home, he meets his parents as they were in his childhood, but is turned away, he sees a teen working on his brand new roadster. A man can walk a lot of pavements between afternoon and night, and to a man like Martin Sloan, to whom memory has become reality, a resolve can come just as and inexorably as stars in the summer night. Martin Sloan is now back in time, and his resolve is to put in a claim to the past. Confused and worried, Martin wanders around town and ends up at his former home again that evening, where he again tries to convince his parents who he is by showing his identification, but is slapped by his mother and rejected. Martin finds his preteen self on a carousel, his advances again frighten the boy, who injures his leg. Martin experiences excruciating pain in his leg, due to the effect of the injury propagating through time to his adult self; the carousel is stopped, Martin tries to tell his younger self to enjoy his boyhood while it lasts.

After eleven-year-old Martin is carried away, adult Martin, sitting dejectedly on the carousel, is joined by his father who tells him young Martin will be all right, but will have a limp. He tells him that having seen money with future dates and adult Martin's driver's license from Martin's wallet, which he had dropped at the house during the confrontation earlier, he now believes Martin's story. Martin's father advises his son that everyone has his time and that instead of looking behind him, he should look ahead; when Martin walks back into the drugstore, he finds himself back in 1959, where ice cream sodas are now 35 cents. He discovers. Martin makes his way back to the gas station, he drives away, content for once to live his life in his own age group. Martin Sloan, age thirty-six, vice-president in charge of media. Successful in most things but not in the one effort that all men try at some time in their lives—trying to go home again, and like all men there'll be an occasion, maybe a summer night sometime, when he'll look up from what he's doing and listen to the distant music of a calliope, hear the voices and the laughter of the people and the places of his past.

And across his mind there'll flit a little errant wish, that a man might not have to become old, never outgrow the parks and the merry-go-rounds of his youth. And he'll smile too, because he'll know it is just an errant wish, some wisp of memory not too important some laughing ghosts that cross a man's mind, that are a part of the Twilight Zone. Unlike some episodes of the show that were accompanied by pre-composed stock music cues, Walking Distance was underscored with music specially written for it; as for other Twilight Zone episodes, Bernard Herrmann—also composer of the first season's main title music and most of its stock music—wrote the music for this one. The intimate and tuneful score has an isolated running time of about 19 minutes and is played by a 19-piece-orchestra consisting of strings and one harp; the park in this episode is said to be inspired by Recreation Park in Binghamton, New York, located about five blocks away from Rod Serling's childhood home. Like the park in "Walking Distance", Recreation Park has a bandstand.

There is a plaque in the Recreation Park bandstand commemorating the episode. The plaque and the episode are referenced in the 2015 film The Rewrite, set in Binghamton. Similar themes of nostalgia, its potential risks, the relentless pressures of the business world, the disillusionments that come with being an adult are explored in "A Stop at Willoughby", "Young Man's Fancy", "The Incredible World of Horace Ford", "Of Late I Think of Cliffordville", to a lesser extent, "The Brain Center at Whipple's", as well as two Serling teleplays from before and after The Twilight Zone: The Kraft Television Theatre episode "Patterns" and the Night Gallery episode "They're Tearing Down Tim Riley's Bar". "Walking Distance" has continued to be one of the most popular and critically acclaimed of all Twilight Zone episodes. Paul Mandell of American Cinematographer wrote: " was the most personal story Serling wrote, the most sensitive drama

Kronstad, Bergen

Kronstad is a neighbourhood in the borough of Årstad in the city of Bergen in Hordaland county, Norway. It is located in the northern part of the borough, south of the large Store Lungegårdsvannet bay, east of the neighborhood of Solheim, north of Minde, west of Landås, west of Møllendal and Haukeland; the neighbourhood was named after the old Kronstad farm, known as "Hunstad". After the vicar of Bergen Cathedral purchased the farm in 1705, the name was changed to "Cronstad" which changed to Kronstad. Architect Ole Landmark designed several buildings in the area. One of his main works is the former cinema Forum Kino, a functionalist building from 1946; the municipality sold the building in 2006, it is no longer used as a cinema. In 2007, it was resold to the Christian television channel Visjon Norge, it has since been used for a number of purposes, including revival meetings and theatre performances. Other buildings by Landmark include "Clementsgaard", now the headquarters of Henschien Insurance, a villa inspired by the Rococo and Empire styles.

The former manor house Kronstad Hovedgård was built in the late 18th century. It was sold to consul Joachim Friele in 1840, who hired architect Ole Peter Riis Høegh to reconstruct the building; the expanded and altered building was inspired by the Empire style. The area has several churches. Årstad Church, a stone church from 1890, is one of Årstad borough's six Church of Norway churches, is located adjacent to the border with Bergenhus borough. The Seventh-day Adventist Church Adventkirken i Bergen is located far northeastern in Kronstad, just north of the road Danmarksplass; the oldest of the free churches in the area is Bergen Frikirke, established in 1899, which used a church building on the road Bjørnsons gate. That building is now used by Evangeliekirken, a Pentacostal church, while Bergen Frikirke uses a modern church building further south-west; the three faculties of the Bergen University College are co-located in a new campus built on the site of the old NSB depot in southern Kronstad, next to Kronstad station of the "bybanen" Bergen Light Rail system.

Many of the old depot buildings are integrated into the new campus, designed by the architect firms HLM Arkitektur og Plan and CUBO Arkitekter. The project was allotted funding in the government budget of 2008 for what would become one of the largest and most high-profile construction projects in the country, entailing relocation of around 1000 state employees. Construction began in 2010, was completed in 2015. Stage 1 of the Bergen Light Rail line will pass through Kronstad, one of the 15 stations of the initial stage will be located just south of the Bjørnsons gate/Inndalsveien intersection, it will be the seventh station from the northern terminus and the ninth station from the southern terminus at Nesttun. The rolling stock depot of the first stage will be located directly northeast of the station, adjacent to the railway line that, prior to the Ulriken Tunnel's opening in 1964, served the Bergen Line; the primary thoroughfare in the area is Ibsens gate, which runs from Haukelandsveien, just south of Haukeland University Hospital, to Danmarksplass, has an annual average daily traffic of 10,000-11,000 vehicles.

Bjørnsons gate runs from Fjøsangerveien, south of Danmarksplass. The western part of the road is part of Norwegian national road 582, which continues southwards to Minde as Inndalsveien; the construction of the Bergen Light Rail system brought with itself many changes to the local road system. Several roads were temporarily closed during part of the construction period, among them Ibsens gate, the main road to Haukeland University Hospital. Bjørnsons gate was converted into an eastwards one-way road between Inndalsveien. Inndalsveien was widened to make room for the Bergen Light Rail trackage. Jonas Lies vei a busy thoroughfare between Danmarksplass and the hospital, was closed at its western end. Kronstad Station

Deco Vs. Deco

Deco Vs. Deco is the second DVD released by the Japanese rock band Maximum the Hormone on March 19, 2008; the DVD contains music videos and more extras. The RIAJ certified the DVD Gold selling more than 100,000 copies. Live footage"What's Up, People?!" "Hōchō Hasami Cutter Knife Dosu Kiri" "Kuso Breakin' Nou Breakin' Lily" "Policeman Benz" "Kyokatsu" "Zetsubō Billy" "Bu-ikikaesu!!" "Bikini. Sports. Ponchin" "Futoshi" "Shimi" "Louisiana Bob" "Black ¥ Power G-Men Spy" "Falling Jimmy" "Rolling 1000toon" "Koi no Mega Lover" "Chu Chu Lovely Muni Muni Mura Mura Purin Purin Boron Nururu Rero Rero" "Nigire Tsutsu!! "Credits "Music videos"What's Up, People?!" "Koi no Mega Lover" "Zetsubō Billy" "Bu-ikikaesu!!" "Bikini. Sports. Ponchin"Bonus footageDeco Vs Deco includes a documentary about the tour, recording at the studio, making of the music videos, "2nd Ryo Challenge" and the "Documentary Inferno"

Lou Say

Louis I. Say was an American professional baseball player who played in seven seasons for the Baltimore Marylands, Baltimore Canaries and Washington Nationals of the National Association, the Cincinnati Reds of the National League, Philadelphia Athletics and Baltimore Orioles of the American Association, the Baltimore Monumentals and the Kansas City Cowboys of the Union Association in the early days of Major League Baseball, he was born in Baltimore and died in Fallston, Maryland at the age of 76. He was the brother of Jimmy Say. Say is the only player in baseball history to record more than 100 errors in a season while playing in fewer than 100 games. Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference

Ceded Districts

Ceded Districts is the name of an area in the Deccan, India that was'ceded' to the British East India Company by the Nizam in 1800. The name was in use during the whole period of the British Raj though the denomination had no official weight for legal or administrative purposes; the area corresponds to the modern region of Rayalaseema. Following the Treaty of Srirangapattana the Tippu Sultan accepted to give his northern territory to the Nizam of Hyderabad in 1792 AD. In 1796 AD, the Nizam Asaf Jah II, harassed by the Marathas and Tipu Sultan, opted to get British military protection under Lord Wellesley's doctrine of Subsidiary Alliance. Now, as a part of this agreement, the Nizam ceded a large portion of the acquired territory to the British, to be added to the Madras Presidency; this area was known as the Ceded Districts, a term still used for the areas, included the present day districts of Anantapuram, much of Karnoolu and parts of Tumkur. After the defeat and death of Tipu Sultan in the Fourth Anglo-Mysore War at Battle of Srirangapattana, the Mysooru territories were divided up between the Wodeyars, the Nizam and the British East India Company

Gmina Andrzejewo

Gmina Andrzejewo is a rural gmina in Ostrów Mazowiecka County, Masovian Voivodeship, in east-central Poland. Its seat is the village of Andrzejewo, which lies 21 kilometres east of Ostrów Mazowiecka and 107 km north-east of Warsaw; the gmina covers an area of 118.64 square kilometres, as of 2006 its total population is 4,467. Gmina Andrzejewo contains the villages and settlements of Andrzejewo, Dąbrowa, Godlewo-Gorzejewo, Gołębie-Leśniewo, Jasienica-Parcele, Kowalówka, Króle Duże, Króle Małe, Kuleszki-Nienałty, Łętownica-Parcele, Nowa Ruskołęka, Ołdaki-Polonia, Olszewo-Cechny, Pęchratka Mała, Pieńki Wielkie, Pieńki-Sobótki, Pieńki-Żaki, Przeździecko-Dworaki, Przeździecko-Grzymki, Przeździecko-Jachy, Przeździecko-Lenarty, Ruskołęka-Parcele, Stara Ruskołęka, Załuski-Lipniewo, Zaręby-Bolędy, Zaręby-Choromany, Zaręby-Warchoły and Żelazy-Brokowo. Gmina Andrzejewo is bordered by the gminas of Czyżew-Osada, Ostrów Mazowiecka, Szulborze Wielkie, Zambrów and Zaręby Kościelne. Polish official population figures 2006