Monthly Archives: August 2014

A Bit O’ The Lilt

There is a few seconds of Gaelic introduction – some mouth music, and a bit of Irish box and fiddle. Enjoy a bit of Irish culture: The second act is a bit of “diddling.” Quite pleasant – and not at … Continue reading

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A Mixed Bag, Greens, Snoose And Oder Subyects

I have been hard at it since two in the Ayem, with only a few minutes for the Alley, and I am about ready to change subjects to something less grim. Here ’tis August, high summer is upon us, and … Continue reading

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Whenever they got his Irish up…

A bit of Irish humor, delivered by an Irish tenor… Enjoy Stranger

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If you cannot get over the board, you cannot get over the fence

Well, the radio is tuned to Radio Australia, and darned if they aren’t playing a highly expurgated version of “The Policeman’s Whistle.” I can’t say what that polis man is doing with his whistle, but it’s highly improbable. When I … Continue reading

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The Munster Hop

Sharon Shannon with a bit o’ the Irish, some Irish box and filldle music, and the Munster Hop. It is good to chase the rheumatics, and to get the blood circulating. Stranger

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No Need To Holler, She’s Deaf, Too

Well, the radio is playing a right sprightly something that reminds me of my wanderin’ days. Sounds like something the Canuck hobos used to play, Reel Beatrice, or something like that, on their way from one lumber camp to another. … Continue reading

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Put Some Salt On That Buck’s Tail

If there weren’t any weather most conversations would never get started. Oh well, summer is almost over – and we should have a dry week or two before the winter rains set in. I have outdoor work on my calendar … Continue reading

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Drinking Folks And Teetotalers

Well, I see Governor Perry refused to grant state funds to someone who drove under the alcofluence of incohol, and she’s mad. So she got the Governor indicted for doing his job. Sounds like she has a hangover. Yep, wobble … Continue reading

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The Song Of The Fruit Peddlers Daughter

Mis Peggy Lee and the story of the Fruit Peddlars daughter: Enjoy Stranger

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Apples, Peaches, Pumpkin Pie

You know, writing this parts usually easy, but writers have two problems. The first is wordiness, when the words come so fast you can’t get them down fast enough. T’other is writers block, when a writer can’t find a thing … Continue reading

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