Monthly Archives: July 2016

Another Good Idea

Pssst — wanna hear a good idea? Sure, you do. We’re all looking for the next “good idea,” right? Except, as our doodle dude, Unk, points out… Remember: Ideas are worthless without execution.

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4 Songs to Hum Heading Home — plus a bonus track!

Last week, we were on the road home (by way of Balmorhea State Park) so I posted a set-list of music videos of road songs from the good ol’ Grateful Dead. Well, we’ve been home a few days now, so … Continue reading

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Overnight at the Oasis

  Miles and miles of nothing but miles and miles stretch out ahead of us down this long, desolate highway slicing southeasterly across New Mexico — and we haven’t even gotten to the Texas state line yet. Traversing these flat, … Continue reading

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6 Road Songs from the Dead

Well, our post-Dead & Company Colorado visit draws to a close tomorrow and we start the long drive back to Austin. Nothing like a few road songs from the good ol’ Grateful Dead to ease into the miles ahead. Golden Road … Continue reading

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Return to the Scene of the Time

I am at the front door, the text read. Go in & relax–we’re at Farmer’s Mrkt I responded. I had figured Albert was being overly optimistic when he said he’d arrive by 10:30. I figured noon at the earliest, given traffic between here & there but … Continue reading

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“My Grandfather” by Joanie Whitebird

July 1 was Joanie Whitebird’s birthday — were she alive today, she would be turning 66. I can almost hear her laughing out loud at the thought. Posting this poem of hers seems an appropriate remembrance. my grandfather worked as a … Continue reading

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