Lyle Lovett, John Hiatt, Joe Ely, and Guy Clark — My Baby Don’t Tolerate, from Austin City Limits.
What’s on your mind?
zed a rooni
In a rare case of poetic justice, DC is getting its due.
An earthquake and cat 3 hurricane all in the same week, they’ve got someone pissed off.
Unfortunately, the people who need to face the wrath of mother nature are out of town.
hey wmd — how ya doing tonight?
hey tuez — how ya doing tonight?
Suz, I’m just peachy since I don’t have to concern myself in the least with hurricanes for another couple of weeks.
Little ticked at HR – once again they’re screwing up an interview schedule. 90 minutes technical interview, 90 minute lunch break, 60 minute biz skills interview. Didn’t tell the two teams the full schedule until 14 hours before candidate is coming in.
They’ve been told this is unacceptable, but for some reason they aren’t getting it.
yay! i was glad to hear that florida is gonna be spared but am not liking the north carolina/dc hit aspect…. i got kin in the carolinas and jane is in the dc area
jeebus dood, that’s horrible
Aloha, Suz and pups from Keck Observatory…! ;-)
that is a horrid interview schedule. Who came up with a 90 minute lunch break in the middle of it?
aloha tut — how’s paradise tonight?
Couldn’t be more deserved.
That’ll teach DC for locking Jane up….
hey ce — how’s ohio tonight?
My mom is in NC and I lived there for 20 years and they are used to a whopper of a hurricane hitting every 10 years or so.
It was pretty dreary at sea level, not too shabby up here, tonite…!
hey robert — how’s soPA tonight? and scarecrow and lt dan and bill and all the others. its not nice to fool with mother nature
Hey, CT we missed you on the call tonight.
Yep, shook my brick house. In spite of my knowledgable assurances that it was just one of those very rare earthquakes, The Sweety chose to discount my insight and ordered me to check the attic for the even less likely chance a wild animal had somehow got up there. I humored her, but the size of such an animal would have required it to be a hippopotamous or elephant to have made the house shake so.
Yep, hippos or elephants in the attic, I guess if any house would be invaded by them it would be The Robert’s….
evening, Suzzzz, firegods
A bunch of my sister-in-laws and cousins live in the Fayetteville area…!
still… sounds like irene has potential to be a real nasty one
Beautiful day, woke early this morning seeking out warm blankets… and 80′s by lunchtime!
I know. Our recruiters need to have their contract cancelled and bring in some professionals.
It doesn’t help that we don’t have a manager for the group and the engineer that is handling this had to be reminded of the problems we’ve had lately.
I feel really bad about a candidate back in June – HR told us she cancelled two interviews 30 minutes before they were supposed to happen. In truth she told HR she could not be there when they proposed the times, but HR went ahead and scheduled the interview teams anyway. This is really incompetent work by the recruitera.
true dat, dood :) zombie hippos
Sorry, tuez, I was in route up to here…! 8-(
hey ppd — how was your day?
Your wife would have loved the “sensation” of the space shuttle flying over on its return. The only thing that didn’t shake was the ground.
That said, we have some squirrels around here that makes one think an elephant is running across the porch roof.
Great music…what harmony. Love it, thanks Suz.
sweet! warmer, foggy, and lotsa humidity today. kinda a sticky day here. tis warmer right now than my high yesterday (64 vs 63)
Looking forward to Irene making a little payback visit to Wall & Broad Streets by the weekend.
I can hear Pete Seeger singing it now — Goood night, Irene, good night, Irene, I’ll see you in my dreams.
jeebus… that needs to be fixed immediately dood
hey margot — glad ya like it. how was your day today?
Irene is not to be taken lightly, which is why I started some pre-hurricane prep yesterday, just in case.
I was horrified this morning when I saw it was expected to go up the Florida coast as a 4 (since downgraded to a 3) even though we were no longer even in the cone.
lyle and john on letterman
which reminds me — rachel maddow is on letterman tonight
For about 7 seconds, I had that vibrating recliner chair I want but can’t afford….
my first thought today was it was gonna smack dc in a one two punch from today’s quake.
It explains why we’re having trouble finding people.
We had a little scare just last week, with Fernanda, however, by the time she’d arrived she was only a tropical depression…!
According to this, DC is in for a wild weekend. I don’t envy them. However, I have lots of advice/experience in such matters.
Mr.CE and I are getting ready to celebrate the wedding of mrce (our son) at a destination wedding, where, actually, we were wed. Plans are formulating — people are gathering — Suzanne, I have new shoes!
You don’t get much in the way of typhoons and tropical depressions, do you?
It’s kind of warm early fall here. I did think something fell in the basement around 1 pm, though. Never thought I’d feel an earthquake here.
hope it’s far from Irene’s path, CE.
jeebus dood. given the current job market, they are really fucking up if you guys are having trouble finding people
how many days?
Not the Big Isle…! Kauai and Oahu seem to be the isles that get hit the most…! Iwa and Iniki did some real damage awhile back…!
Sept. 10, 2011 = 9-10=11
Can I survive?
Speaking of that earthquake, a friend in Toronto sent an email saying they felt it up there. However, she was outside taking pictures in a park and didn’t feel it.
The quake brought all my neighbors out to the street. First time I ever saw their faces, and I don’t want to see them again.
Teabagger faces, yuck (>
yes you can and you *will* have fun…. its just the getting to that date that is the rough patch.
You’re the one who moved in with them ;)
try some of this dood
We thought maybe your little bundle of joy had arrived.
Fences do make for good neighbors…! ;-)
Hey, I might be a lefty, but I wanted my little mansion piece of the American Dream, too….
Not yet…! She saw the Doc today, and noted there wasn’t much dilation at all…! If she doesn’t deliver by Monday, he wants her to admit herself Mon. Nite and he’ll start inducing her then…! He even said he’ll perform a C section on Tuesday, if need be…! He says it’s gonna be at least an 8 lb baby if not bigger…!
Oh, that explains why your attic is big enough for elephants :’)
yikes… hope she goes into labor naturally before then. induction sucks
Naw, if I tried that, they’re all 2nd amendment nuts.
I do taunt them with my old “McGovern for President” campaign poster in my bay window, though….
How come induction or c=section? Is she beyond 40 weeks? (All my babies were over 8 pounds and all of ‘em came out just fine.)
*heh* This Saturday would be a mighty fine time…! ;-)
So, finally next Tuesday we can congratulate you?
hey dearie — how ya doing tonight? my stephanie was 9lbs 10 oz and was easier to have than my 5lb 15oz jen was almost 12 years earlier
I do hear the floorboards creaking up in that attic when I’m in bed. I think that’s where some of those Japanese Americans hid out from Roosevelt until the war was over….
I still have a threadbare McGovern t-shirt tucked away. But you know it would be nice to have a McGovern bumper sticker…
I don’t know nothin’ ’bout birthin’ no babies!
The Doc is worried about my daughter’s slim hips and the fact she had hip displascia due to being a breeched baby herself…!
Sorry for commenting,. I don’t want to be a scold. In my 68% Hispanic community a large percentage of young women have c-sections. If they were in MX, I’m sure they would just have babies. I think that the UCLA-connected teaching hospital is using them to teach young doctors how to do c’s. I guess I”m just cynical. I trust your girl will be treated appropriately.
Your attic is about the same size as mine then.
My understanding, albeit limited, is that babies over 9 pounds are at greater risk of obesity and diabetes later in life.
My most prized possession is my Farah Fawcett Majors in a swimsuit T-shirt–and the poster The Sweety made me take down from the bathroom wall when she first came into my old apartment….
yikes, fingers and toes crossed she has an easy time dood
Oh, for sure….if baby is breech, go for all the assistance available! I kinda fell out, but my twin brother was breech and both he and our mom barely made it… end of WWII, no doctors available. I was almost seven pounds/ my brother was well over seven pounds. He and I will be sharing our 66th birthday this week. Funny how things work out.
*heh* Even I had that poster…! ;-)
I had one natural birth and one via C-section because of breech. You’re right about the overuse of C/S here.
27th or the 28th…? Mine’s the 27th along with NDFG…! ;-)
Mine is hidden in the attic. Every once in a while I go up there just to take it out and unroll her.
Thanx, Suz…! *g*
About time for me to suit up and head outside for my first shift…! I shall bid ya’ll a fond adieu…! *g*
we’ll keep a light on for ya dood
My father had that one. Never could quite figure out what he saw in her….
Happy evening to ya.
considering the era, he saw a lot :) perhaps it was that come hither look over her shoulder…
26th. My grandbaby twins are the 25th. You have to laugh: I’d planned a fabulous birthday dinner back in 08′ …. planned to spend some real money and treat 10 of us to a wonderful celebration of my brother & my birthday at a lovely restaurant on the water. Got a call from my daughter that her babies had to be born just right then on the 25th. Quite scary, actually. She had pre eclampsia…. the boys are now going to be 3 and are healthy, smart and cute as little buttons. WE were so busy caring for them that I missed the melt down in 08,….. still trying to get back to some kind of stability monetarily. Love my kids and grands…………..hate the bankers. Oh well..
Maybe it was that goofy hair style, or her butt….
i had a friend who delivered a daughter 11 months after i had steph. she had planned and cooked a huge thanksgiving dinner for family and friends and invited me to join since i was working patrol and her house was in my beat. i arrived to find everyone there but my friend who had gone into labor and was at the hospital.
it was a dayam fine dinner she missed that afternoon….
Suzanne, you find the good stuff.
For another thread tonight, I brought an old friend and terrible driver:
May Harry rest in peace. And, to let you young’uns know
Le plus ces change, le plus ces meme:
And that was 1958.
BTW,Margot, I have put away an”LBJ for the USA” bumper sticker, from the first campaign I worked on, paired with an “AuH2O in’64″ sticker.
I lived in the red-neck South, we had some great souvenirs. A friend still has a can of “Au/H2O”(Gold/Water?) that they handed out at rallies.
different strokes for different folks
hey glackin — how ya doing tonight? am glad ya liked the video. that video goes well with the title of lisa’s thread downstairs about tossing the chairs off the titanic
i remember it well — i never did have the ability to have my hair look like hers
Glackin, how cool! I love campaign buttons and other memorabilia.
I still have four Nehru jackets. My favorite is the gold-embroidered one….
I may be late but i can say howdy Suz an all.
That was a great poster. I heard she highlighted her own hair for that.
I have bad Irish hair. What is your excuse?
hey homeroid — how’s homer tonight? congrats on snagging the happy lucky 100 dood!!!
baby fine and so straight ya could use it for a level… oh, and its thin – my ponytails are about the diameter of a dry erase marker
I think I’m going to fetch that poster of Farah from the attic in the morning,have it professionally framed and hang it up in my den.
It should be safe, because The Sweety never goes in there….
Whoa, was lookin for tunes for Tut up there. Could not find what i wanted an thought best to just say hey. Was not after the coveted. Was pretty wet for a day or so but looks better to come. Shipping has screwed up so the big cram just got more crammed. Do we really need sleep?
I’ve got the mid point of my mom’s kinky, curly Irish hair with my dad’s straight as a rail hair. It’s perpetually undecided which why it wants to go. And thick…Jesus.
4 of the best . . . great, great vid . . .
I need to get back to a Let’s Pick Americana . . .
Dang that was fine . . . . nice find!
Hows ya doin up there . . . .
not seeking it out and it finding you means that ya need to buy a lotto tic dood. and yikes — that blows dood
hey larue — thought ya might like that one :) that low off your coast has been sending warm moist air up this way making it a sticky day. weather dood says we are under a fire weather warning starting tomorrow when the moisture poofs and the thunderstorms start firing up
I used to have my Mom’s irish hair. It was even as long in my youth. Now I have my German grandfather’s….
Thanks, it was a gas, mostly because we were too damned stupid to realize how much we were hated. I almost got run over about six times, handing out flyers.
The funny thing was, LBJ won our county. Just barely, but he won.
From that election until I left for the Northeast, every cop in the county knew my name and my license plate. It was a great education.
When I got back to NY in the late ’60′s, the cop/longhair relations were NOT good, but I did fine. One night, after a brawl at the Fillmore East, a cop asked me why a longhaired “hippie” like me was so polite.
I explained, “Where I come from, when you deal with the police, you say yes sir, you say no sir, and you don’t say anything much else. Unless you want to be gator bait before the sun comes up.”
Within a week I was best friends with every cop in the 9th Precinct.
jen has my baby fine thin hair — stephanie, on the other hand, has a ponytail that is big enough around that it *could* be a pony tail
summers are really rough but she says the extra insulation really helps in the wintertime
wow — that’s a great story glackin
One of my fav Hiatt’s!!
Yer A Game, Once Again!
He’s so good live, saw him twice in two years at a fest . . . once w2ith The GOner’s once solo . . .
I was just passin thru n the vid hit me fast n hard!
So I’ll stay a bit! *G*
Been in hi 80′s/lo 90′s for a while now . . n now mid 90′s today or so, n back to lo 90′s soon . . . unbelievable . . . last summer was mild, the one before that also, but this one is insanely so.
Only 2 100′s I think so far? Maybe 3 or 4 . . . NOTHING over 102F. UnHEARD of!!!
I’ll take it! AC/SMUD (electricity) bill goes from $50 to $200 monthly if we run AC like most summers . . .this is a HUGE blessing money wise for us this summer . . .
I taught my kids who were driving through the south to beaches over a number of years to “Yes, Sir; No, Sir” all southern cops. But I still resent that one has to be afraid of cops. It’s just civil to be polite to the police, but it is sickening to have to be afraid of what they can do to you.
I need to go to bed, for some reason.
Catch you all tomorrow/tonight.
Hippos in the attics n vibrating recliners . . . A Game tonite Robert!
Made me smile . . .
just had a minor quake here in Berkeley. nothing east-coasty, mind you…
i was taught to be respectful with everyone. i used to sir and ma’am everyone i when i was working the streets and the worse of an asshole they were, the more polite i became.
Freakin ’87 . . . n still the kids are banging in the back like Charlie Watts n she’s laffing that crazy laff and we haven’t left the parking lot . . .
Man he goes back . . . a ways. He got major FM play on the classic rock station in Sacto with that one hit of his . . . Slow Turning I think it was. Memories . . . .
Gave a smile to Larue. Then my day is complete.
hey pun — how ya doing (besides that whole shaken and not stirred thang) tonight?
The only person i call sir is my father and he is dead. One has to earn the title.
Sonny Landreth! Had FORGOTTEN he was in The Goners!
Man, he can and does play great slide . . .
pun, your quake is so new its not even sized yet on the usgs site
Me, too. I still find that civility and respect works quite well in life. Kinda glad, actually, that I got to raise my kids before things got so sketchy.
hey Suz! both coasts are rockin’ today… this one might have been a 3.0 or so – just one sharp sideways jolt. magnitude not posted yet.
Hey, all. Great song, Suzanne! So apropos for me tonight. I used to listen to the Little Village cd while jamming in my sculpture studio. Pure bliss.
Tonight I’m nailing down some ideas for Art and Education In Public places; designing my concepts for our SOS Save Our Selves gig in civil action. So, I’ll be prepared to meet with other engaged people and hear their ideas.
I’ve got a very intriguing sculpture percolating for War On Women. It’s good to get up and get active in the way that suits your personality best.
It’s starting to look like a good thing!
Thank you for John Hiatt !
you heard it here first!
punaisette is off to McGill/Montreal in two days. begin onset of empty-nester syndrome…
pun, it was a 3.9 per the usgs
hey openhope — glad ya liked it. how’s the sound tonight?
When patrol cars replaced the neighborhood cop, the police quickly became estranged from civilians.
We still have mostly good cops in my city, but there’s a few punks with a badge, gun, and tazer, too.
oh my — is she the last little pun to leave the nest?
Ya even snuck in some dobro work!
did you expect anything less dood?
hmm, quake-gauge skills getting rusty…
pun jr. may become a boomeranger depending on job situation.
modified downward to a 3.6 now
Ooohh, I fear that day. I know it’s coming.
whats a boomeranger?
edit (light bulb going on) oh.. rut roh
3.6 is just a shaker until proven otherwise, right? She said, living in the forecasted Big 10 zone, with refineries and shit.
Was amusing to see all the people out on the street in DC and NYC
standing looking up at the tall buildings which were probably going to fall on them if another quake hit. We, in Ca are taught not to do that.
i don’t like any of ‘em — no forking warning like ya get with tornadoes and hurricanes
hey twain — how ya doing tonight?
I was glad to have my college grads come back home to relaunch. Special times. I was glad to move in with my daughter & husband when they had two preemies to care for. Family is so much more wonderful when everyone actually wants to work together. But, then, hey, I was lucky; I really like my kids.
Hey, Suz, doing good. Getting sorta sleepy though. Great music.
Thanks. I have lived around many simple communities. Officer worked well for me. Sir denotes respect and that has to be earned.
i thought it was rather late for ya :) glad ya liked the tunes.
just a little rumble. unless it’s a precursor….
we’ll be fine with him here for a year or two. we all get along just fine but I’m sure he’d rather be independent.
Sometimes I just can’t go right to sleep so I hang out here.
How’s Jujube? The last pictures at your place were so adorable.
I want to hold her.
I taught my kids to imply a sense of Sir without forgetting they were talking to a taxpayer hired civil servant who could fuck them up.
Hope our little shake here in the east didn’t upset them faultlines you have in the west….
You know how to tell a story…would love to see a post or two on your experiences. Sounds like you made friends wherever you went.
she’s been down in the sf bay area with her mom for the past week — they are flying home either tonight or tomorrow morning. i told jen she had better take lotsa pictures :) i’m jonesin’ real bad
No . . . but yet you always seem to amaze . . .
Musta been the Pig . . . 107oink9 . . . ;-)
mother earth hasn’t been flossing: plaque build-up…
Reality is a female dog,eh?
My mother told me, choose your battles, don’t fight when you know you can’t win.
I hope for him that the work-world will not take two years to give him access. My kids hit the market at an easier time, but it was kind of wonderful to be able to give them a nest to launch from. I also had expectations of responsible behaviour. I didn’t care about their social activities or a curfew, for gods sake, but I did expect them to help out as needed and to do their own freakin’ laundry and some dish washing if needed. I’m glad, really, for the months that they lived with me as they launched their own lives. It was nice.
Nite Suz, Pups . . . gotta turn in.
Great music . . . tunes in my head between my ears for the drowsin.
That Guy Clark Dublin Blues is now offishilly a stuck ear worm.
Hug ‘em close . . .
That’s what my mother told me. But, I said Fuck that! How do you know you can’t win? Who made that rule? We were both right and both wrong.
I’d rather err on the side of risk than err on the side of safety. In these times.
Would not replying to a state trooper “sir” be presumptous of their gender.
want to give everyone a heads up to bring your bell bottomed jeans, love beads, incense, and body paint for tomorrow nite’s tune… i’m gonna reach way back into the wayback machine and share the song that drove my parents mad (so i naturally played it whenever i was ticked at them)
i got sir’d and ma’am’d and either one was fine with me. just don’t use that c word…
Well, of course. But in my day, there were no Ma’am’s in the state trooper brigade. Interesting that your experience is so new.
I’m just and old East Coast guy. Son of two WW II vets (my mom was a nurse), one of five kids (post WW II, we were an average size family). Lived in a lot of places when history was happening. I drop in, just started. I love Suzanne’s taste, and try to toss in some of the flavors I got over the years.
I enjoy the openness I see, but I’m still an unknown to you, as you folks are to me. Over time,I hope to learn a lot from all of you, and maybe to entertain with a few of my own experiences and observations.
I’m checking out tonight now, but I got to tell you Westies, the shakin’ done put religion in a lot of folks. Now we just get ready for a hurricane, which almost passes for normal.
nice perspective, thanks. hope to have a similar experience.
When the other guy has a gun, and a badge, you cannot win, just survive.
You may hold life precious, they don’t. Other than theirs.
g’nite glackin and thank you :)
If it involves Jess Colin Young, DAMN!
no hints but i will make a mental note of that :)
Jeez. I just found my 1970 hip-hugger Levi jeans lovingly hand-made into a mini skirt, with embroidery. Size 6.
Doesn’t look pretty for tomorrow, Suzanne! :]
doncha just hate it when that happens :)
tis about time for me to turn back into a pumpkin peeps. thanks for letting me hang out with ya tonight
I never have had a problem. It’s all about respect and knowing how to say anything. I would never mouth off. I am slicker than snot.
True, however, the guy with the gun and the badge smells fear. Fear leads to tense shit happening. Remain grounded and forthright, with in your civil rights. It’s good to remember the police are Union Workers, too. For right now. We all have families.
Until they finish consolidating into a private military/prison industry. Said little Pollyanna
Sweet dreams Suz…!
I’m out too. ‘night all…
Nite Suz an all. Sometimes i get more from LLN than i do from the whole days news. Nite all.
I hear you.
People do speak their minds here at LLN…! ;-)
Different days, different people.
The only organization most “Sothren Dep’ties” belonged to, except maybe a church or the Boy Scouts, was spelled with three “K’s”, if you get me.
Thje smell of fear was there, they were afraid of us. They knew they were part of the old guard, and could be dumped in a second. The ONLY power they had was the gun, and the night.
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