Tag Archives: songs

Election Day Trivia

Archie Roosevelt, with Presidential pet badger Josiah, who bit visitors.

WOO-HOO!  It’s OVER!  Those suffering from arrested development will continue to whine for a bit if their man or woman didn’t win, but the wisest will progress to more important matters.   Like raking leaves, cleaning the gutters, and throwing out those stupid lawn signs. Continue reading


Filed under humor, Music

All-Star Day Off Silly Song Playlist

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Filed under humor, Music

A Christmas Clip Show

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Filed under Music, Television

Elegant Borrowing

Artists borrow material from earlier artists in order to adapt it for use in new works.  Allow me to focus on music to illustrate.  If a melody has depth and flexibility it can be reworked and reused in other ways such as marrying it to different sets of lyrics, or rearranging the instrumentation. Continue reading


Filed under Music

Shape Up, Mrs. Black

Selling out for fame isn’t a new phenomenon.  Neither is dumbing-down music to increase popularity.  Pop music is often dumb on purpose. Continue reading


Filed under Ethics and Morality, humor, Music, Self-Esteem

Eyaaa! Earworms!!!

After your body is under stress for some time you need to do something to relax, like exercising, getting a massage or having some form of sexual release.  When your brain has spent too much time dealing with complex problems such as how to tell your spouse they no longer look good in that beloved 80s dress, it needs a break too. Continue reading


Filed under humor, Music, Thinking about thinking

The Best Unturned Stones

La Liseuse (The Reader) by Jean-Honoré Fragonard

It’s a holiday weekend, but I’m going to be working my tail off pulling extra shifts.  I won’t have time to visit with you lovely people for a few days.  Just in case you’ll miss me, here are my picks of FIVE GREAT EARLY POSTS Continue reading


Filed under Emotions, humor, Metaphysics, Music, Television, Thinking about thinking, Travel

Eight Miles High

It’s raining so hard the rhododendrons are losing their petals.  When I was little I didn’t like rain, but I’ve changed.  My desert-born wife loves rain.  It rained like this on our wedding day, one of the luckiest days of my life. Continue reading


Filed under Emotions, Metaphysics, Music, symbolism, Travel

Companion on the Road

I had lunch at a place where a Mexican Mothership was landing, bringing to Earth the gift of Giant Cosmic Chiles.  I’ve been cranking around the Wheel really hard lately.  I landed a part-time job at an Urgent Care Clinic.  It’s not enough work to get my wife back, but it’s a start.  I needed a break. I took a bus to Seattle to see a show at the Paramount Theater, built in 1928.  It was given by performers I’ve listened to and loved on radio for 35 years. Continue reading


Filed under Communications, Emotions, humor, Music, Technology