Allman Brothers Band — Statesboro Blues, live at the Beacon Theater, New York City, March, 2003.
What’s on your mind?
Lonesome Moonlight Waltz
hey mr why — how was your day today?
Aloha, Suz and LLN pups…! ;-)
Hi Suz, this is definitely one of my big faves! I heard the Fillmore East version of it just this morning.
aloha tut — how’s paradise tonight?
Pretty good day, now preparing for a federal election. Whoop-dee-doo.
I can feel a man-cold coming on, a scratchy throat, so am hoping a good night’s sleep puts the symptoms behind me.
hey ll — glad ya liked it. how’s nova tonight?
Cool and a bit damp; had some light rain earlier, and more coming tomorrow. Tree pollen is already becoming a problem, so the rain is welcome for a short respite from it!
oh noz — man-colds are terrible things. whiskey, i suggest whiskey to get ya through it…
It’s a chilly evening, it’s all the way down at 61 degrees…! Brrr…
Spent all day tuning up my new windows 7 ‘puter…! ;-)
the plus (and minus) of spring…. in a few weeks, the bay will get covered with that yellow crap — totally disgusting looking yellow mat on the water (and makes me sneeze like crazy).
woohoo!!! a new computer — will that help out with the connectivity problems you have been having?
Aloha CT, and congrats on the new machine!
I’m jealous, too cheap to buy one for myself.
I hope it does speed up my response time…! The connectivity issue is still somewhat of a prob…! The remote computer that my 3G card talks to regularly crashes…! 8-(
yuck — crashes suck dood
Just what the doctor ordered. I have a bottle of 15 yr old Scotch downstairs.
there ya go :) the only question now is why is it downstairs…
Hi guys! Congrats on the new puter, CT! Suz, did you have any tsunami fallout up there?
hey loohoo — how’s socal tonight? i had to evacuate out but no damage up here.
Aloha, LL…! It’s not really a ‘new’ machine… My daughter gave it to me after she was thoroughly pissed with it…! She didn’t like it and wanted mine because she didn’t like windows 7 and it had beaucoup bugs and other nasties on it..! ;-)
Evening all .. thanks for hosting Suz .. man I miss Duane Allman .. I was listening to them this very eve .. the original Alllman Bros. version …
hey tearloch — how’s northern bc tonight? i was listening to a buncha allmans music this weekend on the ipod…
Clearing up here from a nice rain. I saw your evacuation tweet and wondered if you had any damage. Glad to hear all if well for you.
Best on the spring allergies, ll.
i ended up being awake for more than 24 hours — and then sat was the time change. my sleep patterns got all forked up
Hey Loo Hoo, thanks! Actually mine aren’t that bad; had a guy at my house earlier today who was fixing something for me, and he was really having a hard time with his though.
Aloha, Loo Hoo…! Glad to see ya and hear that ya’ll are starting to dry out…!
Al is well thanks … snow melting slow enough that the sump pump rests and waits .. spring must be here .. all my friends have gone to Mexico .. silly people .. better to transition into summer ..
Have you ever the Clapton Layla album with Duane A.? .. damn that was a special time .. /s
Hope I’m not being too personal, but I remember you saying you worked the 911 calls, but can’t remember where. I THOUGHT I remember you saying it was Fairfax County, but wasn’t sure. Anywho, I only ask because I recently nearly had a reason to dial 911 and was thinking (lol) that I would ask for “LoudounLib” but then remembered you probably were in Fairfax. Is that correct?
Ooh, boy, glad I’m not the only one that’s sleep got messed up.
I’m now sleeping way too late in the mornings. Dammit.
Hey neighbor! You are correct :-) Hope all is okay with you…please don’t hesitate to call 911 if you ever need to!
the derek and the dominos album?
hey ofguy — how ya doing tonight?
yesterday i had to get up early to drive over the hill and visit jen. oh boy that hurt — was up at 11:45 am…. but today, i was sorta normal getting up at 1pm instead of the 2/2:30 i had been getting up all last week
Ah yes.. sorry .. I always think of it as the Layla album .. named my first cat after Layla .. /s
have ya heard this outtake?
Doing Ok, hope you are as well.
In fact today I was able to walk from my bedroom to the bathroom WITHOUT the aid of a crutch!!! Been a while since I could say that. It was some serious limping going on, but I didn’t use a crutch!!
Hi OldFatGuy! Hope all is well. What’s become of oilfieldguy, anyone know?
*snoopy happy dance* that’s a sure sign you are getting better dood….
loohoo oilfieldguy has been around… i think i saw him on a thread last week
Yay, that’s good news!
He’d popped in on my Sun.LLN thread…!
ah thanks tut… i knew i had seen him but i wasn’t sure of the when…
that tune is ohsogood :-)
duane — going down slow
Thanks for that .. wonderful twists in it versus the original … that is such a crazy good album .. Carl Radle, the bassist, played for years with Leon .. and Delaney and Bonnie .. wonderful memories
Yep, hoping things improve even more cause my son gets married 3 weeks from Saturday.
I’m such an asshole though, because I soooooo don’t want him to marry this girl. Dammit I know that sounds like almost every other parent in the history of the world, but the truth is I liked her at first, but when she got back from a trip to southern California last year and talked about “those Mexicans” the way she did, it sickened me. Since, I’ve learned she’s a proud Republican, and I know my son’s beliefs are more in line with mine than any “proud Republican” but what can I do???
IMO he’s gonna find out that the little tiny differences over little things are going to one day appear to big, huge fucking irreconsilable (spelling??? sorry) differences.
Whoops, sorry, getting all emotional about my own personal problems, which really aren’t all that personal. I just love my son and hate to see him hurt, so I sure hope I’m wrong.
Glad to hear he’s okay. So hard to keep up since I’ve become twitterpated!
aw… that’s a fav of mine ll… so smooth..
Maybe she’s a republican because she was raised one…before they went off the deep end. THOSE MEXICANS is a worry , though. Particularly since they’re probably Americans.
maybe he will have an opportunity to convert her instead of him being converted to her way of thinking.
3 weeks isn’t that long dood — how are ya with standing without your crutch? is your goal to attend the wedding without crutches?
*heh* So that’s where ya been hiding out, eh…? ;-)
a good song to just close your eyes and let it carry you away :-)
One of the finest versions I’ve ever seen.
Duane, without his slide.
I saw that band two years later, forget if Duane was alive . . .
BUt that one is one for the ages . . . . well done.
Great tunes all .. must be off .. down and dirty time in “pokerville” and I must avoid distractions like music .. stay safe all ..
hey larue — how’s sac? my weather dood said you are going to get another of my storms
Yes! It’s so hard to get off the twitter page, especially since I follow folks from Egypt, Libya, etc. It’s never ending, yet exhausting. Good to be here with friends, CT. I need to slow it down.
Oh, I swear you should’ve heard her talk about them. I mean she really, really talked about them like they weren’t HUMAN BEINGS. Like they were some, I dunno, lesser life form. It just turned my stomach, especially because from the first time I met her until then I actually liked her.
I dunno, maybe I’m making too much out of nothing, but truth be told, I believe, in the bottom of my heart, that this marriage is NOT going to work out. I really believe that, yet don’t know how to express that to my son. In fact, I think it’s probably better NOT to, because IMO I have to respect his right to make decisions and learn from them.
Ugh, such a hard situation, the first time for me, but I’d bet others have gone through this a million times.
tis a rough situation but ya gotta bite your tongue. tis hard to do but … unless he asks ya for advice on it
soulshine from the beacon show
I’ve never had to go through something like that with a child, but I did have to come to the realization that the cousins I really liked were hard-core right wing nutcases.
I’ve no advice for what you should do, but if it were my daughter, I’d give her the old eye-roll. Then she’d demand my opinion and I’d give it to her in plain English! Might not stop the marriage, but at least I’d feel like she was welcome to divorce in my book! (Fortunately I’ve not had to deal with this…just thinking about what I’d do.)
Yeah, my goal is no crutches. I think I might make it, although right now I wouldn’t. Standing more than a few minutes is unbearable right now, but then again, last week walking without a crutch was. So I think I’m on the road to meet my goal.
Anyway, thanks for asking. Already turned waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaayyy toooo much of this thread into my own personal problems. Sorry to you, and ALL the pups, cause that’s not fair. I’ll guarantee you other pups have way, way, way, worse problems than their son getting married to a real witch.
I’m gonna turn in now. Sorry for dumping, but thankful for the opportunity to dump at the same time. It helps.
Sure wish ALL the best for you Suz AND all the other pups!!!
dood – off topic is the topic here at late late nite. personal isn’t a problem
Aloha and best of luck, OFG…!
WTF? More on Ivans the “anthrax killer”.
Good night neighbor, take good care, and things will work out the way they’re supposed to :-)
jeebus, they are bound and determined to pin this on him…
don’t keep me wonderin, filmore east
Hello and a very good morning from the big snow overnight Great Lakes, everyone. Looking at projected 16 inches in the next 3 hours. They’ve under-estimated this storm.
hey nonq — how ya doing? i heard half of wi is having a blizzard and the other half is flooding
Trouble No More
I was looking at radar earlier and it does appear that you all are getting socked in!
Aloha and that sux, nq…!
one way out
clapton sits in
Geez! Do people go about their daily lives in 16 inches of snow in 3 hours? So foreign to me.
abb and clapton — layla beacon 2009
hiya Suzzzz, firegods
Oh btw Suz, update — I’m still out until at least 3/31 when I have my next doc visit…things are improving but he’s monitoring some new meds he’s given me
hey ppd — how ya doing tonight?
Two storm systems moving through this week — they’re expecting up to 6 inches of rain in the Santa Cruz mountains by the weekend. Snow forecast mtn tops, too.
Still the eye problem?
kewl ll — meanwhile, enjoy the time off and be good to yourself :) new meds can be tricky and its good he is being prudent
hey PPD, crazy weather out there!
Well personally I like hearing about this. Think about all the people where it is usually the husband is the right winger (but he’s Rich!) and the wife is the ‘bleeding heart liberals’ what happens to them? 50 percent divorce rate?
I wish more people looked at things like how they look at other people and their politics as a criteria for relationships. What I’d be more interested in is how she and the husband interact. Does she see his more liberal values as weak?
Mrs. Spocko was asked by a friend why she married me. The friend suggested that it was because I was so funny. She said, “No, it was because he was so kind.” I thought that was an amazing thing to hear.
And as someone said, you don’t need to call her out to taunt her, but if she does start with some racists comments and you don’t at least mention something she will think you agree. I’m so proud of Mrs. Spocko for standing up to my mom who made an oblique racist comment about Obama.
that’s ndfg ;-) Different issues here, but all is basically well
sandy soil, big trees, and 6″ of rain is a bad combo
he is a good doc, I’m lucky to have him overseeing stuff for me :-)
hey spocko — how ya doing tonight?
100 is approaching Suz!
That’s about the whole story. Our Emperor Walker has not come out to claim that we are being punished by the higher deities yet, for not kissing his political ass, but there ya go. Mother nature trumps all.
Following things at the lake a little bit here, but purposely and personally involved with state supreme court election and luckily a bit of actual work. Attended the funeral of a cousin (only three years older than me) who passed away less than a year after retirement.
Somehow I was the chosen adult, who his eight grand-children wanted to hang with, for the few hours I was with this part of my family, today. I was honored when the youngest, at three, who I had never met, chose my lap to nap during the service. A casual conference with those children who swarmed me at the casket somehow won them over.
Was in bed earlier, but the snow thunder’s been booming away.
oh wow, thundersnow — that’s a neat weather feature, we’ve actually had that in the DC area before
happy lucky 100 spocko!!!
i’m sorry for your loss nonq.
Well, I’ll bid ya’ll a fond adieu for the evening… Still have some more downloads to do(firefox, etc.) and work on my new I/P diary…!
Aloha oe…! *g*
Better now that I got 100! Here is a nice article that reminded me that during disasters people can be very very nice to each other.
The Myth of the Panicking Disaster Victim — and Why We Should Be Inspired… http://huff.to/feBFoU read this. A hopeful article.
See there? I wondered even as I typed it! I knew she was getting better last I checked; glad to hear all is improving with you even though it’s not your eye!
no acceptance speech tonight? no confetti?
thank you sweetie! and yes, I do believe ndfg is getting better, which is a good thing.
Congrats on the 100, spocko!
I’d better split, y’all, being off work has been kind of nice but it’s definitely put me in a different time frame! Gotta work on that so I can be acclimated to getting up early again soon. Thanks Suz and g’night everyone!
You have to be a really good person for kids to trust you like that. Sorry about your loss.
they said on 11 pm news, forget trying to get to the mountains until these storms pass through by Friday — that’s pretty extreme. Even the Grapevine was closed on Monday.
tis late in the year for the grapevine to be closed… yikes
hiya, LL, spocko
Thanks Suz, interesting times here and really a beautiful night. There is a back-lighting affect outside with the remains of the full moon which is allowing about twenty feet or so visiability. The winds a howling overhead as this old house is tucked in the lee of a little wood ridge. Pushed the storm door open a bit as Mcat thought she wanted to go outside…for about two seconds. Good laugh there with the where did the lawn go, look from her.
My computer decided to download some virus-scan updates, sorry for being a bit slow on the response.
Speaking as a Southerner, I can vouch for the fact that Southern Rock peaked out upon the death of Duane Allman. But his younger brother, Gregg, deserves enormous credit for carrying on the Allman sound and building upon it.
Here’s The Allman Brothers Band with Duane performing “Whipping Post” at Fillmore East on 09/23/1970 (Parts 1&2):
Some serious weather down south, Suzzz
sounds magical nonq. bailey cat h-a-t-e-s the rain more than the snow — she will high step it across the deck to go out to do her business whereas when its raining, she meows at me to make the rain stop. token, cutest dog in the world 10 lb category, is the opposite — he’ll go out in the rain but has decided his legs are too short for him to go out when there is snow. lucky for him (and bad for bailey) we have more rain than snow
hey cynthia — wow, that’s forking prime!!! how ya doing tonight?
holy moly dood — that’s oregon weather in socal!
climate denier money quote:
“Hundreds of runners in Sunday’s L.A. Marathon were treated for hypothermia, while hundreds more dropped out of the race because of the rain and chilly temperatures.”
Thanks so much. Getting down on my knees to talk with that crew for about ten minutes, might have had something to do with it. Asked them a couple questions about their favorite grand-dad and listened to them, was all it took.
Mcat walked out in the last snow, about 10 days ago, until she got under the vehicle, then decided to hike right back to the house and placed her feet exactly in the footprints she had just made. Too funny.
A cup of hot sleepy time tea and I’ll be saying good-night. Expecting my daughter’s school bus to be a bit late, later this morning. going to get a few winks. Thundering has slowed to about twice in the last half hour.
g’nite non q
tis about time for me to turn into a pumpkin myself. thank you for letting me hang out with ya tonight — and for all the music
What didn’t Sacheen Littlefeather read my acceptance speech? The t-shirt canons didn’t go off? Who is running this blog anyhow? Look I’m a Member of FDL and I expect special treatment now. My 15 page speech for 100 should have been posted along with my 183 page manifesto “The Tears of a Vulcan” which describes how the conseratives in the human race are so messed up they make a Vulcan weep.
So if you didn’t see either of those and Ms Littlefeather that means that the Bilderbergs are in control.
night all, be well
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