Tuesday, July 10, 2018


Just because it was Ed's birthday yesterday doesn't mean we have to wait a whole 'nother year to celebrate him!  Here are more Ed pictures. Do you have a favorite Ed/Mingo picture?

When you can't find the sunshine.....be the sunshine!

Monday, July 9, 2018

THE WISDOM OF MINGO: Don't just count your years, make your years count.

A cake for Ed?

What a pair!

Ed Ames & the Lennon sisters

What's your favorite thing about Mingo?

We had to share it again on Ed's birthday!

Happy Birthday Ed Ames!

According to Wikipedia, Ed Ames (born Edmund Dantes Urick; July 9, 1927) is an American popular singer and actor. He is known for playing Mingo in the television series Daniel Boone, and for his pop hits of the 1960s including "My Cup Runneth Over", "Who Will Answer?" and "When the Snow is on the Roses". He was also part of the popular 1950s singing group with his siblings, The Ames Brothers.

Remember this episode?

Sunday, July 8, 2018

THE WISDOM OF MINGO: Arguing with a fool proves there are two.

Dan'l and friend

Looks like we're having fish tonight.

"Onatha" is an episode of Daniel Boone starring Fess Parker, Ed Ames, and Virginia Capers. After Daniel rescues a young black girl from a river, he and Mingo have their hands full returning her to her mother, who is part of a group of slaves heading to Canada and freedom.