Meanwhile, in my front yard…

Not only did we have a garage sale on Saturday, we also had a big old oak tree taken down.   

It had been hit by lightning and was mostly dead.  I think I’ll sleep much better knowing that a storm won’t send it crashing into my bedroom in the middle of the [...]

Sweet Mary – Last Night / My Road

This beautiful young lady is the daughter of a personal friend of mine.  I’ve known her since she was born.  I didn’t realize she was this talented.  She writes her own music and is trying to put an album together.

She needs help getting her first EP produced and out there. More info here.    

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Flying Ozark Airlines

When I was a teenager my friend Mickey and I did all kinds of things together.  Ozark Airlines had a weekend special where you could fly anywhere Ozark flew over the weekend for either $30 to $40 (I can’t remember now).  You could fly all weekend if you wanted to and that’s just what [...]

The Beatles in St. Louis – 48 years ago today

On this date in 1966 a crowd of 23,143 braved the rain to see the Beatles at Busch Stadium. They took the stage at 8:30 pm, having played a show in Cincinnati that afternoon. The Del-Rays from Mascoutah, Illinois, Bobby Hebb, the Ronettes and the Cyrkle also played. The Beatles appeared third to take [...]

Google Birthday Wishes

I probably shouldn’t be, but I was surprised when I went to Google today to search for something and saw this as the header.

This is all because today is my birthday. It was a pleasant surprise.

Groundhog Day

 

This little critter was taking refuge under my grandson’s car the other day.   They saw something run under there and stuck their phone down and snapped this picture.  It looks both cute and scary at the same time.   Click to enlarge.

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Just call me Speedy

I’ve notice better internet speeds lately so I did a speed test for my internet service.  I’ve attached three earlier tests for comparison.

 

March 2011  (DSL)

January 2013  (Cable Internet)

January 2014   (Cable Internet)

 

July 2014   (Cable Internet)  Charter Spectrum Internet

The results are interesting and confusing.  In January of 2013 [...]

Panting Pals

 

Trixie loves going for a ride.  We drove over to the old house to work on a couple small things.

 

Oh Deer

This has been an eventful couple of weeks for me and my car.  My daughter is on vacation with her family and we’re watching their dogs while they’re gone.  About 7 am this morning I headed down to their house to let their dogs out and feed them.  I was on the outer road [...]

How I spent the holiday weekend

I spent the better part of Friday and Saturday power washing the deck at the old house.  It was so dirty.  I’m amazed it turned out so well.  Father’s day weekend we cleared out much of the brush and trees that were obstructing the view of the river in the summer.   I think I’m getting [...]

 
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