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CSN&Y – Ohio ——— Songs that reference Richard Nixon — PowerPop… An Eclectic Collection of Pop Culture

If you read no other long essay today, PLEASE read this.  It talk about when, in 1970, the Governor of Ohio at the time, methodically murdered 4 college students through orders to the state's National Guard troops.  No one was held accountable.  I knew 4 students were shot by national guardsmen at the time but… Continue reading CSN&Y – Ohio ——— Songs that reference Richard Nixon — PowerPop… An Eclectic Collection of Pop Culture

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HISTORY IN MUSIC’- “WAIST DEEP IN THE BIG MUDDY’- — slicethelife

My blogging buddy, Hans, from slicethelife, posted this today and it resonated deeply with me.  The song can apply to many situations, and Pete Seger does it up right with the message about being "Waist Deep in the Big Muddy."   https://www.youtube.com/embed/uXnJVkEX8O4?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent History In Music- “Waist Deep In The Big Muddy: -Pete Seeger. The song… Continue reading HISTORY IN MUSIC’- “WAIST DEEP IN THE BIG MUDDY’- — slicethelife

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MLMM Music Challenge — This, That, and The Other

Fandango writes a satirical political parody set to the tune of Bob Dylan's timeless classic, "The Mighty Quinn."  See if you can figure out who it's about. My blogging buddy, Jim Adams, is now part of the Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie team and he is hosting one of the MLMM music challenges. The latest of Jim’s MLMM… Continue reading MLMM Music Challenge — This, That, and The Other

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May Day 17 — like mercury colliding…

Kat Myrman echoes my sentiments here. old white men wielding patriarchy are a dying breed…but not soon enough ☹️~kat It is feeling more and more like “Gilead” these days. 😳 Poetry form for the month of May: Tetractys/5 lines/syllable count 1-2-3-4-10. via May Day 17 — like mercury colliding...

3TC · Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · fiction · politics · Word of the Day Challenge

Bluebird Believers

image link Fandango's FOWC is post, the Word of the Day Challenge is enjoyment, Paula's 3 Things Challenge Words are well, ballroom, cactus, and Teresa's Story Starter Challenge prompt is “Ten long years.” The fundraiser at the fancy hotel in downtown Phoenix was organized and ready to go. The social media posts had been sent… Continue reading Bluebird Believers

music · Pearl Jam · politics · Song Lyric Sunday

#SLS — 25 Minutes to Go

Jim Adams is the gracious host of Song Lyric Sunday.  Jim says: This week the prompt is Minutes/Hours/Days/Weeks/Months, which was suggested by Felicia Denise.  This prompt may seem familiar, as Helen Vahdati had a similar one back on June 17, 2018 being Seconds/minutes/hours.  I ask again for you to be patient, and wait for me… Continue reading #SLS — 25 Minutes to Go

politics · Stream of Consciousness Saturday

#SoCS — Bernie 2020

Linda G. Hill is the host of Stream of Consciousness Saturday.  Linda says: Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “the last piece of mail you received.” Talk about the subject of the last piece of physical mail you received, i.e. a gas bill–talk about gas, not the bill itself. Have fun! I… Continue reading #SoCS — Bernie 2020

3TC · Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · fauna · fiction · flora · nature · politics · Word of the Day Challenge

Home of the brave

image link Fandango's FOWC is division, the Word Challenge of the Day is empty, Paula's 3 Things Challenge words are tortilla, vault, riverbed, and Teresa's Story Starter Challenge prompt is “I’m sure it was all a dream.” Vanna started her morning with a breakfast of coffee and a corn tortilla with fresh avocado on it,… Continue reading Home of the brave

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SLS — Midnight Oil’s Mountains of Burma

image link which also takes you to Rolling Stone article on the group Jim Adams is the host of Song Lyric Sunday. Jim says: Music is in the air, lighting up our hearts and filling our dreams as an art form made up of sounds and silence. (and you said you weren't a poet, Jim)… Continue reading SLS — Midnight Oil’s Mountains of Burma

Fandango Provocative Question · politics

FPQ — footing the bill

Fandango's question of the day is easier than others he's asked. “Should tax payers have the option to explicitly say what they don’t want their tax dollars spent on?” What do you think? What areas, if any, would you wish to exclude your tax dollars from paying for? Fandango, I think representative government as we… Continue reading FPQ — footing the bill