Monday, November 26, 2007
Sunday, November 25, 2007
It was a great game to watch, despite the fact that I had to watch it in the room with my sleeping 89-year old grandmother, so I couldn't bounce around, jump, yell, or even cheer. Oh well. At least I got to watch it in HD!!!!!! Wooo hooo bitches! Chris Long (UVA) is a BEAST,
Wednesday, November 21, 2007
While we are up there, Amy and I expect to get a full dose of "Crazy Swiss Grandma." Topics for discussion will include:
1) "Where are my gold lamps from that cruise to Korea?"
2) "Who wants herring?"
3) "Where is your father?"
On another note, a whole barrage of friends from Baltimore will also be in Queens visiting crazy old grandparents so we'll just make it..........uggh.......we'll all make the best of it. The advanced screenings of the Joe Strummer biopic "The Future is Unwritten" are still going on in Manhattan so we are definitely going to see that. Amy talked to the film promoter and found out that it still hasn't been picked up by a distributor....weird...
I'll let you know how the movie is and we'll send some "hilarious" updates from the family fun. I hope everybody has a long, relaxing weekend. Except the UVA football team, who I hope get their asses worn out by Virginia Tech.
Monday, November 19, 2007
And by the way, as a rabid blues fan, it's always been interesting to me that people associate blues music and bluegrass with fall weather. While part of that may be truly cultural (although revivals were usually held in the summer, not the fall), the fall is generally a time of content in agrarian America. The crops come off the field and the farmer gets enough money to hopefully sustain him & his through the winter (hopefully longer - until greens or wheat come off in the late spring).
Milkweed. Our yard. Baltimore.
Then again, much of traditional oral blues & bluegrass is prison music. But there - prison is open 12 months a year....so again, why fall? This is getting tedious.
On a more pointless but entertaining note, looking forward to one of the last real weeks of college football.....which will be followed by another 8 months of ignoring the TV! This week, the ol' Hokies take on the Gay Swordsmen, err, Cavaliers, of UVA. Should be a great game!
Sunday, November 18, 2007
Between the drought and the (up to this point) mild weather, it hasn't been a super productive season for waterfowl, but there's plenty of time left in the season!!! I hope everybody gets out in the outdoors, whether it's in a kayak, a duck boat, or your hiking boots. Enjoy the scenery and wildlife before winter sets in!
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