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Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Super-Spreader?

| August 9, 2021 | 41 Comments
Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Super-Spreader?

Sturgis, South Dakota David sends. A massive motorcycle rally rumbles into South Dakota. Attendees should stay outside, health experts say. Edward Segarra Bikers and motorcycle enthusiasts have descended on South Dakota’s Black Hills for the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, again raising concerns that COVID-19 will rapidly spread among the hundreds-of-thousands expected at the event. Last […]

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Remembering Thunderfingers – Redux

| July 25, 2021 | 5 Comments
Remembering Thunderfingers – Redux

I’ve been listening to a bit of classic Who lately.  One of the albums I’ve listened to was their 1973 release Quadrophenia. Yeah, you guessed it:  what follows is another musical “walkabout”.  You have been warned.  (smile) . . . IMO Quadrophenia is generally the “forgotten” studio album from The Who’s peak decade (1969-1978).  The […]

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Vaccine Door-To-Door?

| July 6, 2021 | 78 Comments
Vaccine Door-To-Door?

Biden announced that his administration would step up efforts to get Americans vaccinated against COVID-19, stating, “We need to go community by community, neighborhood by neighborhood, and oft times, door to door, literally knocking on doors” to encourage acceptance of the vaccination. Maybe a bit hyperbolic, you think? Biden admin launching ‘door-to-door’ push to vaccinate […]

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Musical Rarities, Part XI: Two from Floyd

| May 15, 2021 | 14 Comments
Musical Rarities, Part XI:  Two from Floyd

Finished another 4,500+ mile trip west of the Rio Grande somewhat over a week ago. And longtime readers probably know what’s next: yeah, I’m about to wax semi- ignorant eloquent regarding some music that helped pass the time on the road. (smile) Here are two tunes from Pink Floyd I listened to on the trip […]

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Yer Friday Funny: That Song’s About WHAT?!!

| January 15, 2021 | 22 Comments
Yer Friday Funny:  That Song’s About WHAT?!!

Here ya go: listen as Uncle John sings us “The Dildo Song”. OK, people: get yer minds out of the gutter. The song’s about a community on Newfoundland. Seriously. Don’t believe me? Here’s a picture of the road sign for the community. And here it is on Google Maps. Per Google Maps, there’s also apparently […]

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A Blast from the Past, Rarities Edition – Part 9

| January 11, 2021 | 9 Comments
A Blast from the Past, Rarities Edition – Part 9

Nothing new from DPAA this week regarding accounting for US personnel who had previously been declared MIA/POW. So this week you’re stuck with this instead. Read on at your own risk. (smile) . . . Just about done with a 4,500 mile trip well west of the Rio Grande and back. I’m at the final […]

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“The Boss” to Leave US

| October 16, 2020 | 72 Comments
“The Boss” to Leave US

Bruce Springsteen What do Whoopie Goldberg, Snoop Dogg, Cher, Miley Cyrus, Lena Dunham, Babs Streisand, Jon Stewart, and now Bruce Springsteen have in common? All of these luminaries have pledged to leave the country if Trump is elected, and in Springsteen’s case, re-elected. To date, and sadly, none have actually made good on their promise. […]

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A Saturday Morning Tune

| September 19, 2020 | 5 Comments
A Saturday Morning Tune

Another fine older tune – and one with which I think we can all likely identify. No other explanation or comment necessary.     Have a fine weekend, all. And be careful out there.

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