Archive for November, 2014

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Thanksgiving Tradition

Got to see him a couple of years ago with MR & JJ

Happy Thanksgiving, Everybody!…….

Man, how did it get to be Thanksgiving again?……  Time flies……  Oh, Well, Happy Thanksgiving all you MR Turkeys (Ha!) and enjoy the Holiday Season…….

Thanks to those who served….

Veteran’s Day gets by a lot of folks in the US (actually I tend to still call it Armistice Day, as I learned from my grandfather who was wounded in the Great War) and I wish we would do more cool things like this event from the brits. It’s been in the news and even […]

Go Figure…..

Happy 100!

Not sure of the exact date, but 1914 marked the birth of the Dodge Model 30, first car put out by the Dodge Brothers. (It had a Shaker Hood, as well as Shaker Seats, Shaker Windows, Shaker Roof, well… you get the idea.) And if you need further proof that real men drive a Dodge, […]

A neat bit o’ weird history…

You can beat a dead horse, but you can’t always beat a dead rider. Ever hear of Frank Hayes? No? Here’s the skinny: On June 4, 1923, jockey Frank Hayes took off through the gates at Belmont Park on Long Island. He and his horse, Sweet Kiss (a 20-1 shot owned by Miss A.M. Frayling), […]

A neat bit o’ music history…

  Ran across this while looking up some obscure old instruments, thought it was a very informative demonstration of what you can do with very little money. This is Scott Ainslie, a blues musician and historian, demonstrating some cigar box guitars. More info on this guy can be found here: Very impressive talent on […]

Well, Now What?

Ok the annoying election ads are over for another 2 years. Thank God. I couldn’t afford another TV. ( I was about to pull a Elvis and do some indoor target practice). So that being said, lets see what happens now that the Elephants have control of the big white dome. You want my opinion […]