Harry James Orchestra — Green Onions (1965).
What’s on your mind?
Aloha, Suz and LLN pups, from atop Mauna Kea…! ;-)
aloha tut — how’s paradise tonight?
Soggy at sea level, but clear as a bell above all those clouds…! ;-)
i had a wonderful sunshiney day here – was breezy on the bay but not so bad tucked into the hillside along the cove
hi newton! how ya doing tonight?
This feels so appropriate to the Obama administration. I almost forgot about this tune.
Very well, thanks. It’s a bit close in these parts tonight. We could use some of that breeze you’re bragging about.
hey vmt — how ya doing tonight? i’ve not listened to the dead kennedys in a while… thanks for reminding me to do so :)
Oh, I’m drinking some beer tonight. Glad you’re doing well Suz.
tis a dayam cold one at night dood — token saved a tree a wee bit ago and i was shivering. at night it feels like fall but i am happy to report that the day did not
what kinda beer?
tut — how many nites you gonna be up top this week?
Foggy an’ verrry cool here in the cool, gray city of love.
My next scheduled nite is next Tuesday, but, I think I’ll be up one more nite sometime between now and then…!
hey mikey — how ya doing tonight? sounds like the typical summer in sf :) i used to love to fall asleep to the sound of the foghorns in the summers back when i was living in the richmond district in the early 70′s. i associate foghorns with summer for that very reason
heya ppd — how was your day?
fingers and toes crossed that there is dood — how’s the little mama doing tonight?
Second year in a row we’re not getting a summer. But the shadows of fog today made wonderful designs over everything.
Cool, the weather is cool?
Maybe I should see the light.
i’ve not really had one up here either. portland still hasn’t had a day in the 90′s this year. weather doods are predicting that this is going to be another la nina year
hey tuez — how was your day?
pretty good, thanks — any baby news from paradise tonight?
I talked to them from Hale Pohaku, everything’s fine so far…!
Beer? Ah yeah, well I’m out now, but it was Stella. Now I’m just relaxing. Thinking about finding some Star Trek episode to watch on Netflix.
My day was fine, but it wasn’t cool.
On edit: it was hot enough to not walk the dog until 11 p.m.
Aloha, PPD, none yet…! I think he’ll hang around until the end of August…!
Didja ever discover East Brother Light Station Bed & Breakfast? I just found it out on a recent Bay cruise, and it’s like half a San Francisco block plopped down from New England, a tiny island with a white picket fence. Who knew?
buddy and jerry
is that the bed and breakfast on the island over by the richmond/san rafael bridge? i saw an evening magazine on it back years ago — always wanted to go stay there
Actually, it was a nice change. We got to listen to frogs and toads rather than road noise.
just as long as everyone’s doing well, he can pop whenever he’s ready
When I think of Bed and Breakfasts I always think of the one in Point Reyes. I always seem to run into it when I go there.
yay! i love listening to the sounds of birds during the day and frogs and crickets at night
You’re a ex-Navy guy, right? I was on the Jeremiah O’Brien and we spent a day touring the ‘Ghost Fleet.’ Amazing. I saw the USS Iowa, which is with the mothball fleet up there (most ships headed for scrap in Texas). Geez, I’m no war-monger, but it’s a capital ship that’d be fun to see at the Wharf as an attraction. The sentiments here seem to run the other way, so there is confliction.
I love Point Reyes Bleu cheese.
breakfast in bed
I haven’t had bleu cheese in Point Reyes, but the next time I’m there I’ll make sure to ask for it.
Yep, that’s the place. I never knew it was there. A launch takes you to the island (about 10 mins.). But it’s not really cheap…nothing here is!
I just added the link.
But here is again.
last i heard it was over $200/night and that was a long time ago — way outta my price range. but can ya just imagine how cool it would be to stay there?
Last comment a’fore I slink away: remember Dusty Springfield singing “Breakfast In Bed”? Great song….
ohmystars that looks yummy!
mikey, scroll up — i linked it a few comments ago (#40)
Their blue cheese potato salad recipe is the bomb, regardless of what blue cheese you use.
*heh* Sorry, sf, I was Army, not Navy…! They have the Mighty Mo docked by the Arizona Memorial and turned it into a museum…! It’s pretty cool to have the two bookends of WWII together, the sinking of the Arizona, being one, and the Missouri being the ship the Tojo signed the Surrender on…!
Cool. Thanks. Last time I was in Point Reyes an old friend of mine took me to Manka’s, before it was damaged by fire, for an amazing meal with some mind blowing wine. Good times.
Another Buddy anyone? The great Buddy Emmons.
bennie goodman, harry james, and gene krupa
hey ondelette — how ya doing tonight? that’s a sweet song
If you like wine as well, do you know about wine woot? They are currently having a woot-off, so you may want to revisit, and familiarize yourself with the place in a day or two.
Evening/Morning all. Thanks for the HJ clip. It soothed my tired and battered soul after a day in the pits. I’ll be back. :)
I don’t know how you linked to Dusty Springfield seconds before me, but you’re amazing!
hey tnp — glad ya enjoyed it. hows your neck of the woods tonight?
welcome to late late night :)
i just thought of the same song as you did about the same time – it was a natural since we were talking b&b’s
I swear she’s psychic or something…! ;-)
I don’t have a Buddy Emmons, but I’m stuck on this one.
Hey thanks. I’ll check it out.
In the cooler months, they offer “foodie” type stuff too, including some killer cheeses.
I lived there at Hospital Point in Pearl Harbor. Saw the USS Arizona. Don’t forget the USS Utah, and……
That’s great. It’s funny because I actually really love good cheese. I’ll have to remember it for one of those days I can actually splurge on some good eats. I only had the privilege of eating at Manka’s because my friend knew the owners and asked me to go along.
One of my all time favorite jazz tunes, mainly for the rim shot in the middle of the tune.
We were mighty lucky that fateful day, that all our flattops were out to sea, otherwise, they’d have ended up at the bottom of Pearl Harbor too…! 8-(
Hey suz, et al!
That B&B sounds fab.
gene vs lionel vs chico
hey sunny — how ya doing? here’s a link to it
Very nice, Suz, but waay too white bread.
Booker T, Steve Cropper, Larry Steinberg, and MOTOWN
Loved Ella. Sassy, too. (Although they always said Sarah Vaughan was as good as Ella, no one ever had to say Ella was as good as Sarah Vaughan. No disrespect; loved them both.)
Saw a short video of Frank Sinatra with Ella. (I think this was his Capitol years era, when he was still good.) But he acted like a jackass, when it should’ve been a musical summit.
Once in awhile we all need to splurge.
hey glackin — how ya doing tonight? booker t is in a class all by himself
Well, it’s about time for me to start to suit up for my first shift…! I’m stoked, they had sent them all to the cleaners since the last run, I had to remove all the plastic wrapping from it…! ;-)
peggy, sarah, aretha, and roberta
stay warm dood — we’ll leave a light on for ya
Couldn’t agree more. I just had a splurge last week so I’m planning the next one. It could very well involve copious amounts of cheese.
cheese and wine
Music to my ears.
I need to meet a pillow.
Hot Day, terrific evening in Toronto … the kind of day you remember when it’s frizzin’ cold in Jan-Feb ! *g*
My pleasure. Glad you liked it. :-)
Thanks for the link… really, really nice. Gonna scout around the site. Perhaps dinner is included in the price…
Hot and stormy here..
Night. Pleasant dreams. I’m going to head off to bed myself. Night all.
hey petro — how ya doing tonight?
Hi Suz, newton, Petro, everyone
i would hope so what with it being the only thing on the island… i imagine myself lounging on the front lawn watching the ships go back and forth on the bay while hearing the waves lap against the rocks… as the sun slowly sets behind the golden gate
hey margot — how’s ohio tonight?
Newt! Margot !
I’m stoked, Suz … India is rising up against tyranny and avarice !
Jeebus … sounds heavenly !
congrats on snagging the happy lucky 100 petro!!!
I never thought I’d say this, but can we bring Larry King back ?
*wOOt* ! I got Gretzky’s “99″ !
*shrudder* but then again, they haven’t gotten rid of the murdoch-tainted piers morgen – yet
Passing Irish Coffees around in celebration …
Your parents must be so proud.
thanks dood…. extra irish in mine please
Wazzup, my friend ? Are you still at the same number ?
Coming your way as we type …
I am, the same and only one I have had for about 10 years now.
And since I’m all over the map, isn’t it nice of Herman Cain to show that he can be as batshit crazy as any other ReThug …
thanks babe…. how goes your summer?
‘kay … you might get a “surprise” call next week … not from Gretzky ! *g*
Yep, appears b’fast and dinner are included in the price. More reasonable in light of that. You’ve gotta stay two nights before you’re allowed to shower.
Love them quirky places!
Petro, I fear it may not be long before the information-starved will pine for the wit and cogency of Glen Beck.
i didn’t notice that…. quirky indeed
Summer has been fantastic, after a very, very rainy Spring. Lots of hot, sunny days and pleasant evenings … iow, poifect BBQ weather !
This boy doesn’t pick up the phone for less than a grand.
Oh that was nice, newton, thanks!
I know right … you know when you’re in trouble when O’Loofa is your voice of reason …
I’ll be sure to remember that …
*cough* … or you could just jump in the water … *g*
Ohio is still here. We’re having these afternoon brief but powerful rainstorms with lots of sound and fury.
I was getting kinda worried that there wasn’t a Tancredo-type whackjob vying to be the Republican nominee, but thankfully Mr. Goodhair is here !
Do you see anyone else joining this Band of Despots, for our entertainment ?
When dub’ya was the President, I was as certain as I could be that no matter who succeeded him, they would not repel me from the television when he or she was speaking, would not dissuade me from close analysis of the policy positions the administration put out, and would at least not have stupefying weakness at the core of his or her being.
I am not the person you want to take to the track.
steph’s up in wyoming and says they are having afternoon thunderstorm warnings all week
Brilliant summation, my friend !
I love thunderstorms rolling across the prairie. The sky is huge!
hey openhope — how’s the sound tonight? they are magnificent — all that sky changing all kinda colors – so wild
And the powerful air of electricity that just hums. I miss those.
the best thunderstorm i saw was in montana and i watched it come across the valley towards us… was magnificent.
strangest was one in new mexico that had blowing sand and the rain looked yellow
tis about time for me to turn back into a pumpkin peeps. thanks for letting me hang out with ya tonight.
Thanks for being a great host.
G’nite Suz & everyone !
Sorry I didn’t get back. Loved the Harry James, but that song belongs to Booker T. and the Two Jewish kids from DEEtroit.
I laugh my ass off when I tell people Motowm and Stax/Volt were Booker T., Steve Cropper, and first Larry Steinberg, then “Duck” Dunn. Sometimes my black friends are more shocked than the white ones. I tell them, “music has no color, just shades of blue.”
I was told that by Albert King, a pretty good blues guitarist
Anybody still around…? We’re gazing at our Galactic(Milky Way) center tonite, In particular, the Black hole that comprises it…! ;-)
thanks kaishuias — glad ya like it
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