music · Song Lyric Sunday

#SLS — Moonlight Gambler — Frankie Laine

Jim Adams is gentlemanly and gracious host of Song Lyric Sunday.  Jim says: This week’s Song Lyric Sunday theme should be real easy, as there are a lot of songs that involve Cards/Dice/Gamble/Lose/Win and I am sure that everyone will be able to find something. Here are the “rules”: Post the lyrics to the song of… Continue reading #SLS — Moonlight Gambler — Frankie Laine

Coloring Club · music

Coloring Club Plus — 6/22/19

Tunnel of Love is the eighth studio album by Bruce Springsteen, released on October 9, 1987. Although members of the E Street Band occasionally performed on the album, Springsteen recorded most of the parts himself, often with drum machines and synthesizers. "Two Faces" is another winning song from this album of winning songs.  I love… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 6/22/19

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Justice for the Fookers (long)

image link It was the 50th anniversary of the day the Governor of Whosville, Foul Fooker, gave the order to the State troops to fire randomly into protesting students and other students walking on the campus of Higher Ed U. Myra Madison, age 70, lost her sister, Nancy, that day. Nancy was leaving her honors… Continue reading Justice for the Fookers (long)

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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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#MM Tale Weaver #228 – Cooking – 20th June

There is skill and art to cooking. Cooking is an exercise in experimentation based on experience. When one's experiment is successful, sometimes the recipe is written down and shared. Not all cooks like to write down recipes, and some don't like to share their recipes. In the olden days you got your recipes from friends… Continue reading #MM Tale Weaver #228 – Cooking – 20th June

Coloring Club · music

Coloring Club Plus — 6/21/19

Young Americans is the ninth studio album by the English musician David Bowie, released on 7 March 1975 by RCA Records. The album marked a departure from the glam rock style of Bowie's previous albums, showcasing his interest in soul and R&B music. Bowie would call the album's sound "plastic soul", describing it as "the… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 6/21/19

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The God of Bubblegum Mountain

image link He told me God lived on Bubblegum Mountains, the strawberry peaks that greeted the sun first each morning in the summer. Naive I was but I had a few questions for The Almighty so I set off across meadows filled with flowers and grains, streams with boulders and crawdads, then across a sweltering… Continue reading The God of Bubblegum Mountain

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dVerse — quatrain — Dark Angel

Cixi, taken by Yu Xunling ca. 1890 At age of five became I blind Bad nerves to blame that made me scream Cursed I our God for act unkind Yet all, my friend, 'twas not as seemed The act upon heaped thoughts unkind Turned out to have a brighter theme Through haunts did stray the… Continue reading dVerse — quatrain — Dark Angel

Coloring Club · music

Coloring Club Plus — 6/20/19

I dedicate my Celtic letter "R" today to Ray Charles, a consummate musician. Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004) was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and composer. Among friends and fellow musicians he preferred being called "Brother Ray". He was often referred to as "The Genius". Charles started losing his vision at the… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 6/20/19

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50 Word Thursday — Hungry for Beans

As the smiling tourist had his photo taken with the exhibit's totem leader, neither the tourist nor his friend noticed the wall totem poles inching closer. It was only looking at the snapshots on the phone that they both looked up.... just in time to realize they were surrounded in a cage of wood. The… Continue reading 50 Word Thursday — Hungry for Beans