Todd Snider

Todd Snider Yes, he’s been around, and yes, a few years ago, couple of big – regionally – hits. I’ve admired his material, stradling folk, rock, whatever. Looking at something from Jimmy Buffett on Amazon, their propriarty algorithm suggested a book by Todd Snider. I looked, the library had it, perfect for a rainy Saturday [...]

Houston Rains

Houston Rains Less complicated than it seems – about this recent spate of flooding. All about Houston Rains. More memory with little, or no, factual corrections. Previously, I was thinking about SRV and his song, “Texas Flood,” duly noted elshewhere. For close to a decade, for more than that, otherwise, I circulated around that Austin [...]

Snack Time

Snack Time Turns out, we were food. Maybe the cartoon beliefs are true? Neanderthals as Snack Time. #Paleo

Quote Collection

Quote Collection “The winner ain’t the one with the fastest car, it’s the one who refuses to lose.” – Dale Earnhardt, NASCAR Driver #Faster Kindle Edition

Saint Stevie

Saint Stevie When in doubt? Can never go wrong, knee-deep in the blues… Here, in Texas? Quote SRV: Well there’s floodin’ down in Texas All of the telephone lines are down Well there’s floodin’ down in Texas All of the telephone lines are down And I’ve been tryin’ to call my baby Lord and I [...]

Ruffian’s Misfortune

Ruffian’s Misfortune Ruffian’s Misfortune by Ray Wylie Hubbard Ray Wylie Hubbard, Scorpio, I’ve used him as an example in horoscopes, on more than one occasion. Famous for a tune, according to lore, he wrote in a blackout drunk, he continues to hone his craft. A favorite on Letterman, and Ray Wylie was always consumate musician, [...]

Shakespeare’s Image

Shakespeare’s Image Can’t get to the bottom of this, but it’s about Shakespeare’s Image and, quite possibly, the only one from his lifetime. Live. Like a photo. Or not. It’s sketch in a book of herbs, plants, botany and there’s one of four figures not accredited. The suggestion is that the mysterious person is William [...]

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Shakespeare’s Advice

Shakespeare’s Advice From Peter Hall’s Shakespeare’s Advice to the Players – Shakespeare tells the actors when to go fast and when to go slow; when to come in on cue, and when to accent a particular word or series of words. He tells the actor much else; and he always tells him when to do [...]

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