Lee Greenwood-God Bless The USA
Happy 4th of July…!
And because I can…
The Muppets-Stars & Stripes FOREVER!
Hat Tip: Mad Mommy…
What’s on your mind this 4th of July…?
Fudge no ZED….
*clink* Aloha, CE…!
More real Americana!
I was chased upstairs! Hello my friend!
Muppets, or Greenwood…
Muppets, or Greenwood…
Muppets. Definitely Muppets.
driveby – the 5 words a party host NEVER wants to hear from a guest:
“Do you have a plunger?”
Woo! Hope you’re all having a blast – we are, and Mr. B is even playing piano! Woo!
Alright, newt… That is a no-brainer…! ;-)
Piano! Let the Broadway tunes begin!
evening, firegods – how’s everyone’s fireworks?
Which makes me the perfect test subject.
Still hearing a few…
fireworks … shit they couldn’t afford to put them on here… grumble.. grumble.. but they still had the parade!!!
Ah yes – culture, morality, and patriotism.
Mine kick off in about 45 mins…! One building is between me and their subsequent launch point…! ;-)
So far the gathering clouds haven’t dampened the festivities…!
Shall I break out the parrot again…?
Can you take photos?
Great Intro, Great Band, Beverly Bivens Was SUCH A Hottie And Vocalist . . . What Pipes She had
Howdy CT, Pups, Suz, and all, Happy 4th!
Hmmm…? Maybe my webcam would work…! I shall try my dangest to not break the lens, tho…! ;-)
Oh, that would be fun!
And tomorrow is a holiday in USA. Saw some fireworks while rowing on the bay water. Looking 10 miles North, Cayucos and 5 miles North was Morro Bay fireworks. The saw some more at the end of my street. Met new neighbor lady from across the street.
What, this one?
Laure the fledglings..,.+
good for you, CT
Like the ocean? Take a sniff of this, CE
Can never get enough of the Stars and Stripes…!
That, is freaking beautiful!
time ta crawl in next to my sweetie.. nite pups…
That Cawks errr… Rawks…! ;-)
PPDCUS that is a very scenic coastline…where is it? Happy Fourth to everyone.
We bike Highway 1 from Carmel Valley to Cambria in October each year — over 100 miles of views … that’s Bixby Bridge from the south
Monterey Bay Sanctuary south of Carmel Highlands, bb
Aloha, nahant and CE…!
Looks like Hwy One just north of Pescadero…
Beautiful plumage – but on a more serious note…
That’s a different, but equally beautiful stretch too, newt
Do you HAVE a plunger, or is that all part of the act, with the high heels and such . . .
Party on, hoss and yours . . . at some point, please dish up some 3,2,1 Kami’s with Anjeo, Cointreu, and Roses Lime Juice.
And watch all yer guests ksplash into the pool . . . . ;-)
And then you go through up and down windy road Big Sur. Aren’t we fortunate! I like fog so am happy with CA coastal weather sun, rain or shine.
Oh, that’s so beautiful, thanks PPD!
This is a gorgeous sanctuary too…! ;-)
Howdy CT and CE!
Great fireworks and a local nice party in the parking lot, with fireworks two blocks away from Cal Expo.
Best show outside of SF or LA, I think.
Sacto, State Capital . . . . . great show tonite, great potluck from neighbors.
Fresh peach and fresh strawberry maggies courtesy of us, with Souza Anjeo.
No pickin, but a fine time for once a year in our complex . . . *G*
Just for Tuttle – ‘Snowback sweetie switches sides‘
From time to time I glanced at a 30 minute display at the Lassen County Fairgrounds from my apartment window. It’s a perfectly clear evening in the 70s here. Thanks to whoever for the Born in the USA link. Was able to distinguish most of the lyrics for the first time (looked up the rest). There is a huge abandoned lumber mill outside my window also, which completed the Americana theme.
wow… just got done watching the seattle fireworks on teevee.. wow — even better than last year.
hey tut — forking love those muppet doods, dood.
Geebuz that is SOOOOO kewl!!
Hey Suz! Happy 4th!
That’s the bridge I cross to get to Big Sur and such . . . . that’s, Hiway 1.
From South to SF, one of the greatest drives in all the world.
Rivals any thing the Italians, Spanish, French, Portoguese, or others have in the Med Ocean.
Hi CTuttle thank you for hosting us tonight. Many happy returns. Despite all the things were struggle to correct life is good. My wish would Norse’s, stop the killing.
hey newton — happy fourth everyone!
Hoss, I used to own that drive from 92 to Hiway 1 at Half Moon Bay South.
And the drive from there to Santa Cruz is incredible, to this day.
From Monterey south to Big Sur, and south of that, on Hway 1, is still almost as pristine now as it was in the late 60′s when I was a teenager in a ’61 Volvo B-16 122 S . . .*G*
Mescaline, peanut butter sammiches, red spinada wine . . . .
How we ever survived . . . . but we did.
No Problemo…! Aloha…! ;-)
Yes ma’am, indeed . . . Hippo Birdie Two Ewes to all us We The People Hereby Do Proclaim . . *G*
Hello Spocko, Suzanne, Larue, Newt, darblack, Margot, PDDCUS and all. Hope your holiday sparkles.
You know its the ’90′s when…Celebrities chump it on the national anthem, and young liberally biased TV icons resort to their typical jackbooted thuggery about it.
Back atchat Big Bro . . . . and many more . .
I’ve managed to forget about her.
O Canada, O Canada . . . . . . . . ;-)
I usually try to spare those of tender sensibilities such things, Larue…My apologies.
A finer, more stirring rendition has yet to be sung, db…! ;-)
Paul Robeson could sing and make anything sound good.
Now that was just not necessary . . . ;-)
Marvin . . . lord his music . . .
I loved his early stuff . . . . with Tammy, and before . . .
Best of the genre’s . . . . the songs are endless.
The Stones ripped his stuff, too, as we all know.
Close… But no cigar…! ;-)
You know in your heart the Duke was right, Larue – look at how those hippies turned out.
AND THE KILLIN’ GOEZ ON AND ON AND…
Citizen CTuttle and the Firepup Freedom Fighters:
Ah what a great way ta ring out another “fucked up 4th”, which is how we used ta refer to the 4th Division in the Central Highlands in 1966-67 (base camped in Pleiku)…why has nuthin changed?
Keep on keepin on, Brother CT…have ya got a look at the other side of reality through that telescope yer takin’ care of?
And you Firepups, sing a round of “This Land is Your Land” for all the troops in the feild and the out of work auto workers, tinners, carpenters and skilled trades who need ta get those undocumenteds out a the fields so they can go back ta work for $6.50 an hour.
KEEP THE FAITH AND PASS THE AMMUNITION AND REMEMBER THAT YOU CAN’T COMPROMISE WITH A FASCIST!!
Aaah, the Fourth… The Ivy League…! ;-)
Aloha, Citizen…! I picked that Lee because he gave a shout-out to our boyz in Iraq and Afghanistan…!
Ya frighten me hoss . . . . ;-)
Dave, Guilty Women, And The Truth
For those not familiar with Dave Alvin, please go google his name.
And the Guilty Women, are legends, one and all.
Hey Baby, It’s The Fourth Of July.
Real fucking Americana, real music . . . Dave Alvin.
End of story.
Hey there Sweet Thing, are you lurkin out there takin a busman’s holiday…don’tcha know enough ta get a life away from this place at least once a week, dear?
This One’s For Our Cajun’s In Harm’s Way, Bless Them One And All
YOU CAN’T COMPROMISE WITH A FASCIST!!
Of course you can, brother Norske.
Good night to my favorite federal constitutional republic. Be safe.
Thank ya, Norske…! Do scold her so…! ;-)
No compromise here, hoss, no compromise.
Bless ya and yers and pass the ribs and maggies . . . . .;-)
I’ve said this before, today, on a number of threads.
One more, won’t hurt.
Hippo Birdie Two Ewes to us, We The People Who Hereby Proclaim.
And as to the elected offals, corporations, and the war macine?
May you choke on dried out and tasteless chickin wings as We The People enjoy our rights and freedoms.
May you choke on it, hard. Bastids.
Happy Birfday, We The People!!!
citizen dood! its my night off and i’m enjoying the public side of the lake and totally ignoring backstage.
how the heck ya been norske? how’s the fishing?
More Dave And The Wimmen’s
Down To The Ashgrove.
An old venue in LA that was a legend . . .
Those that don’t know, google it up . . .
It’s a birth place of music as much as SF was in the 60′s . . . clubs galore.
And The Ashgrove, was the place, the groove . . . .
*heh* A bereaved, shoeless Imelda, bewailing an embalmed Ferdinand Marcos…! I think Imelda is wailing more over all their frozen assets…! ;-)
just cause I wanna…
Had a great trip North last month…been hittin’ the Smallies in the upper St Croix…son hauled a 20+lb Sturgeon outta there last week, actually I hauled it out in a Trout net (went right thru the damned thing and into the bottom of the boat. Damned near gave ‘im a heart attack, had ta threaten ta throw ‘im outta the boat if he didn’t put the ugly thing back in the water (he didn’t wanna put his hands on the thing…he thought it was a dinosauer). I been played “boat boy” for that kid ever since we been fishin…I’ve gilled 8 pound Walleye for ‘im ‘cuz we didn’t have a net, I’ve hauled a 52 inch Muskie into the boat with a panfish net, I’ve hauled a 44 inch Muskie in with a broken Walleye net holin’ it together in both hands and tossin’ ‘im over my shoulder into the boat and I’ve boated a Sturgeon with a trout net. Now I ask you, are we havin fun yet…isn’t there somethin in the contract where the Old Man gets ta catch sumpthin?
Aloha, Sunny… Fits in with the better half’s selection of ‘Grease’ for our viewing pleasure, tonite…! ;-)
De nada, Bro…? All that work…?
For the juke, best SSB evar!
Suz & CT – if you can find videos for LLN of the Klezmatics from their Woody Guthrie CD Wonder Wheel, my favorites are “Gonna Get Through This World” and “From Here On In”
Aloha, TG…! You will be around Tomorrow nite, right…? ;-)
dood — such is the life of a fisherman. i’ve always been the one who is sitting watching everyone else reel them in while my pole is completely ignored by all the fish. because of my total bad luck while fishing, i get roped into playing boat girl dispensing the sodas and waters, snacks, sunscreen, skeeter repellent etc.
Sure, I get a “thank you” and then he asks me ta pay for the fuckin’ bait ‘cuz he left his wallet in his other pants…there’s a myth that kids grow up, move out, make their fortune and take care of their parents, I been prayin’ ta those Gods of conventiobal mythology for too long, it’s time ta get some new ones.
found this soundcheck of em
Now don’t get me wrong, I catch fish when he’s got his line outta the water or he’s fiddlin’ with the sonar…and we do catch a lotta the bastards but there is no justice in the division of labor or the distribution of wealth (so ta speak).
uh huh ;-)
Maybe you could put them in the queue for a future LLN, suz?
Blissfully, it’s finally over…! ;-)
that’s just forking wrong norske. :(
i gotta plate of french toast calling my name. g’nite all
*aargh* not the hundred…! 8-(
That was all your’s Suz…! ;-)
gotta find a top notch video of them with great audio ppd. find a good one and give it to me next time we are dipping in the lake.
The old man eats what he catches, and can cook.
You can’t catch or cook, you go hongry, hoss.
Rule of the jungle . . . ..
Shoulda been makin French Toast.
Use sourdough bread.
White granulated sugar
Ground all spice
Dip bread into that, and fry on open black pan with EVOO at hot oil.
Turn as needed, and then serve with dusted powdered sugar, butter, or whatever fruits and peanut butters you favor.
Oh, syrups galore, including maple or blueberry . . .
nite ct, thanks.
Aloha, Sunny… And ya’ll…! Aloha Oe…!
Here in Hawaii where schools were closed for most Fridays during the past year, and libraries were closed as well,
a) the local Chamber of Commerce managed to raise $48,000 to put on a fireworks display; and
b) other groups raised $100,000 for a skateboard park.
And the annual drive begging folks to buy school supplies for needy children is just beginning.
Sheesh, what priorities!!!
Whew, CT, I’m relieved to see that your link goes to Springsteen!! I thought you might be referencing the Sousa Stars & Stripes, and I was going to ask if you’d ever listened to the incredibly jingoistic lyrics to that thing!!!
Good Morning patriot pups,
I ain’t doing a search from dial-up to find a link for ya, but if you want a new, er, old national anthem, try finding a version of Phil Ochs classic The Power and the Glory.
He actually gives us the word on what WE need to do in that one to take on our responsibility to make it happen…
Raspberries are calling, I’ve got to get back to the garden. Gee that’s from another song. Peace Now
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