Monday, March 19, 2012

"In the spring I have counted one hundred and thirty-six different kinds of weather inside of four and twenty hours." - Mark Twain

Interesting weather since I was last here; warm days in the high sixties, and several inches of snow, then more spring weather and an inch of snow last night, which has now melted.

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Miniature daffodils; they are only 1" across


Miniature iris, only 6" high



My blog turned six years old yesterday. I may not post often, but I've been trying to hang in there.


I'm getting tired of hearing about Peyton Manning; I didn't know who he is until a couple of weeks ago, don't know what he looks like, and really don't care; could we move on to something that actually matters now?


Hoping to post again soon; have been a bit out of sorts lately.


More old stuff. Any favorites?

"98.6" by Keith
"I Can See Clearly Now" by Johnny Nash
"Margaritaville" by Jimmy Buffett
"Highwayman" by The Highwaymen
"Is Anybody Goin' to San Antone?" by Charley Pride
"Dengue Woman Blues" by Jimmie Vaughan
"All Strung Out" by Nino Tempo and April Stevens
"Whispering Pines" by Johnny Horton
"One" by Three Dog Night
"More Than a Feeling" by Boston

Thursday, March 01, 2012

A meme, and some observations

Posting later than I was hoping; have been fighting with a nasty head cold the last few days.  One of those that isn't quite bad enough to make you really sick, but just bad enough to make you feel like curling up and grumbling.  Still have some sinus problems; I'm surprised I'm not dehydrated from the way I've been sneezing and my nose has been running almost around the clock.  I've been meaning to take some photos outside (the spring bulbs are starting up), but it's been miserable cold and windy, and my joints are going to have to take a rain check, especially since during the night we had a half a foot of snow dump on us.


Saw in the news where Davy Jones of the old Monkees died yesterday from a heart attack; he was only 66.  Where the hell did the time go? 


Am I the only one who thinks Blogspot has its head up its butt?  The Turing words are difficult to read, and the new format for comments sucks, bigtime.
Hopefully they'll get their shit together soon.


I've been tagged by a meme.  I don't do memes very often, but the tagger was Zeke, from Engineering Johnson.  I met him at the Gunblogger Rendezvous last year, and quite enjoyed talking with him and listening to him tell about some of his engineering jobs around the globe.  I'm supposed to tag five other bloggers, with 200 or less followers.  I don't know if these people will be interested, but here it goes:

Dum Vivimus, Vivamus
Politics, guns, and family, with general observations on the world around us.

The Reluctant Paladin
An animal control person commenting on life in general, and does some restoring of antiques that are quite good.

Momma Mia, Mea Culpa
Meleah Rebecca tells about family, her life, and comments on life and the WTF of the world.  She has had me laughing more than once with some of her tales.  She probably has lot more than 200 followers, but I felt she deserved a mention.

Total Survivalist Libertarian Bitch Fest
Some ladies with a blog.  Their description says it best:
"We write about self-reliance, gardening, kids, politics, and whatever else we want.  We like what we like, enjoy what we do and never take shit from anybody."

Kilo India Tango
A young lady in Montana who has recently started blogging again.  Her interests are shooting, photography, camping, and life in general.


Not even going to mention the clown fight for the GOP slot; they're too busy rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic.


Any favorites or comments on this bunch?

"I Ain't Me, Babe" by Bob Dylan
"Red, Red Wine" by Neil Diamond
"Runnin' Blue" by The Doors
"Gypsy" by The Moody Blues
"Greensleeves" by Blackmore's Night
"Crazy Little Thing Called Love" by Queen
"Sunshine of Your Love" by Cream
"Runaway" by Del Shannon
"Blue World" by The Moody Blues
"Daydream" by The Lovin' Spoonful