Monthly Archives: December 2010

Glasses Problems

If anyone is wondering – I have a serious case of glasses-itis, and I hope to be able to see the 1/2 point type on most web pages by Friday. And get back to my usual irregular posting as soon … Continue reading

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Midsummers Day In Australia

Those who still believe in the global warming myth might do well to consider this picture. This snapshot was taken on Lithia, the longest day in the year, and the equivalent of North America’s June 22nd. Otherwise known as “Midsummer’s … Continue reading

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The Senate Has Voted To Repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

And that essentially puts the military back to the point it was for all but 17 years of American history. Homosexual’s, gays if you prefer, can enlist and serve. What they do off base and off duty is their business. … Continue reading

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Friday Night Follies: Hoedown

Let’s begin with a bit of old time country fiddling, by the great Kentucky fiddler, William H. Stepp: One story I have heard about this tune is that Alan Lomax, who was collecting music for the Library of Congress, came … Continue reading

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Friday Night Follies, Familar Tunes

This seems like a good night to feature Offenbach, starting with his most famous, or infamous composition, the Galop Infernal. More popularly called the Can Can. Or, as the French pronounce it, Le Cah Cah. This version seems closer to … Continue reading

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