Monday, January 18, 2010

“Almost always, the creative dedicated minority has made the world better.” Martin Luther King, Jr.

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Found: my camera! (Cat had it at Pete's Kitchen) and my old phone (it was in my cowboy suit). Lost: a game of chess to a ten-year old. Sigh.

Friday, January 15, 2010

Going to the Hi Dive tonight so "I Sank Molly Brown" can rock my face off. (Sponsor my birthday beers if you like; I turn 93 at midnight.)

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Questionable kim chee; quarter bottle o' leftover dregs; I'm tearing up piles of past-due bills, and glad for the company Tom Waits plays.
Finally Cleaned out last year's fridge. Found some kim chee. That can't go bad... can it?
Today's expedition: discover and explore the surface of my desk. Anticipated obstacles: flocks of hostile papers, CDvalanches.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Geeks: I've missed you. Join me tonight at George's in Boulder. Pub quiz starts at 8:00.
Loving the Chuck Jones exhibit at Phoenix Intl. Airport. Paintings, original cells and Merry Melodies all morning. Back to DIA at 3:30.

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Sipping tequila pool side in Bucerias Mexico, listening to classics of Argentinian tango, getting schooled about the bandoneon.

Monday, January 11, 2010

In Bucerias (just N. Of Puerta Villarta): every weekend at night, the discoteca in the jungle beats back the ocean with bass.

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Sandy, sunburnt, sleepy, and sore; full of shrimp; ready to snore.
Last night: under the stars on the beach alone, strumming new songs into my phone.

Saturday, January 9, 2010

11 hours, home in Boulder, no sleep and back to airport land. Goodbye Phoenix, Puerto Villarrta here I come.

Friday, January 8, 2010

Only in Nash: the attorney who defended MLK's Assasin, & the sculptor of the statue of the KKK's founder: same creep. There's his house.
Only in Nashville: musicians carrying instruments board flights first.
Only in Nashville: sparsely populated micro-brew taproom patrons indifferent to Irish jam, hosted by Mark frickin O'Connor.
Only in Nashville: 3 separate groups of strangers singing "happy birthday" in three part harmony.

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Who says drugs dont't pay? Vanderbilt U. Currently looking for recreational xtc users age 18-25 for brain scan. $375.

Monday, January 4, 2010

The wheel, the lever, the pulley, the incline plane, and The Beatles Rock Band: making life better for humanity.