Monthly Archives: August 2009

MORE RAP? SURE

Well, it seems someone took exception to having a couple of Phil Harris tunes on a conservative’s blog. Well, if at first you don’t succeed – try, try again. Here’s another popular radio personality from the 1940’s, just in time … Continue reading

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SATURDAY NIGHT FOLLIES ON SUNDAY NIGHT

No internet where I was for most of yesterday, so the Saturday night follies are a bit late. This was one of my Dad’s favorites – and one of mine as well. When Les Paul first released this I was … Continue reading

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AND THE BESTEST JUG BAND IN THE LAND

I used to hear a lot of jug, comb, and kazoo music on the back lot. This is the purest and the most fun to listen to I have heard in many a year. It’s the one and only, the … Continue reading

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SATURDAY NIGHT FOLLIES

Oh well, we need a bit of comedy to make it through the week. So have a bit of humor from Eire: And it would never do to listen to drinking jokes without a wee bit of life advice. From … Continue reading

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A SATURDAY, AND NEARLY FALL

This will probably be the last run for the Nebraska State Fair in Lincoln. They are moving a sort of pale imitation to Grand Island. The Iowa State fair should be winding up, and the Minnesota State will be next … Continue reading

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I DO MAKE MISTAKES

For one, I have been entirely too tolerant of those who disagree with me. Stranger

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COMPUTER SECURITY

Since the .gov has decided to install tracking cookies, investigate your browsing habits, and otherwise turn the White House into Mordor, complete with Orc spies, I thought a few words about basic computer security might be in order. The more … Continue reading

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DIET IS A FOUR LETTER WORD

But except for my jockey grandfather, most of the men in the family run between 200 and 220. I let myself get up to 275, and 13 years ago today it caught up with me. I was feeling really rough, … Continue reading

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WAILA, FROM THE TOHONO O’ODHAM FIRST NATION

Just a little something the Tohono O’odham found of the Europeans they like. The plains dwelling Cheyenne like horses, and the desert dwellers like the Tohono like music: The text for the clip reads “”Dream cloud chotee”, Crow Hang Música … Continue reading

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SATURDAY NIGHT FOLLIES

Some of the political moves going on in the US remind me of this Kung Fu demonstration. From Japan: I will let you decide exactly which bit of bogus stagecraft I am referring to. But for a hint, it’s even … Continue reading

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