April 18, 2014

Friday Music

It was sometime in the mid-1970's when my brother gifted me his old stereo system.  It boasted a tuner and an 8-track player. He also passed along his 8-track tapes.  One of them was the soundtrack from "Godspell".  If you have not seen of this play/movie it is hippies do the Gospel of Matthew.

Here is the finale, appropriate for today, I think.

April 17, 2014

My back yard

A poorly written and ill-conceived Haiku:

the willow sprouts leaves
the greening grass hurts my eyes
Easter lillies bloom

Don't blame me. This is what happens when the blogosphere's resident poet goes on hiatus.

If the show fits...

It is called taking responsibility. It is not about the amount of melanin in your skin.

April 16, 2014

The art of manly chest pounding

I could ramble on about the weather, but we have various forms of it every day.  You do too, I suspect. I could write about the NBA, but I don't care.  I could complain about the Chicago Cubs, but you don't care. I am reading one of the dumbest, worst written books ever, but for some reason I won't quit reading it. I will not even give out the title in the rare case you buy or download the book and encourage the author to write more. I am fairly certain you are not interested in my complaints, aches, or pains. I am bored with politic;, astounded by the ignorance of half the American populace. Work is called "work" for a reason. Yet, once again I have accomplished  the blogging equivalent of pulling a rabbit out of my hat and somehow presented an entire post about having nothing to post. Ta da!

April 15, 2014

I really, really need a vacation

OK. It is not my internet causing problems, it is my laptop. Through a long sequence of events that are neither germane nor interesting, I am using my son's old laptop this week. It runs Windows 7 and IE. For some reason I cannot post to the Blogger template. I can write a title, but I cannot write in the text block in "compose" mode. I am bringing this to you in HTML mode. The things I do for you... 

After Chamber of Commerce weather over the weekend, and temps in the low seventies yesterday morning, we have snow on the ground this morning. You read that right. At 11:00 AM yesterday morning I had the window open and the ceiling fan running in the office. At 11:00 PM it was snowing. Mother Nature is a bipolar bitch.

April 12, 2014

A short story beginning that just sort of peters out

I woke at the crack of Dawn. She farted and I nearly choked.

April 11, 2014

Friday Music

 We will step into the wayback machine again this week and try on some British Invasion:

Sitting in a hotel this week I was channel surfing and I ran across a documentary about the Dave Clark 5. Their heyday was a bit before my time. I did not realize they were second only to the Beatles in popularity in the mid-sixties. Dave Clark was a pioneer, he kept ownership of his masters and rented them to the label. Very smart.

Here is another tune as a bonus. You can see the hysteria is akin to what the boys from Liverpool experienced:

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