Juice Newton – Love’s Been a Little Bit Hard On Me
What’s on your mind tonite…?
Aloha, lln pups…! I wish I hadn’t spaced out the fact today is Willie’s 80th Bday…!
Barbra Streisand wishes Willie Nelson Happy Birthday
Edit: Tomorrow is the big Bday…! SpongeBob wishes Willie Nelson Happy Birthday…
DN had an old, but still interesting interview with Willie this morning, should you be interested.
How the hell are ya?
Aloha, tuez…! I’m currently up top of MK working…! How’s Floridaze…?
The Sweetest Thing (I’ve Ever Known)…
Do you ever point that thing at the nude beaches? My husband would love to know.
Life is good in the subtropics. How’s it going in paradise?
Dare I ask ‘what thing’, tuez…? But, We do have several nude beaches, that I haven’t been to since I’ve been married…! ;-)
Angel of The Morning…
You know I’m talking about the scope.
Funny story. We went on a Zeppelin ride down the coast to Miami. My husband, with his 300mm lens, realized he was taking pics of a nude beach, or someone on the ride said it was a nude beach. He got home and ran the pics through photoshop, he found a bunch of fat guys in Yarmulkes.
The scopes up here have no ‘eye pieces’ and they’re incapable of viewing anything below 15-20 degrees…! Edit: I should also add that they ‘view’ everything across the entire light spectra…!
Break It To Me Gently…
Hey all, checking in and checking up.
I’ve been walking a string of small dogs like a New York City Dog Walker, without the requirement to Pick Up Shit, stop at lights and OBEY.
It’s so awesome to be a Rural Dog Walker for $40 a day. Does a pack of dogs shit in the woods? Hello.
Hope all is well.
Does a pack of dogs shit in the woods?
*heh* Spread the wealth, M’dear…! ;-)
Aloha, open…! How’s the Sound…?
Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys…
I’m hoping Suz pops by and let’s us all know how her journey went yesterday…!
CTuttle, I’ve no hope of becoming a person who can do anything remotely Tech. If you would link this song by Warren Zevon, a song dear to my heart…,”I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead”. If you did that, I would Write down the most awesome simple recipe for the absolute Basic Chocolate Cake. Black Magic Cake. There are no ends to the varieties, once a Cook understands the simplicity and texture of Black Magic. And agrees that Outside The Box is the new good thing. I’m having a very amazing time, exposing myself to ideas I was trained to reject, especially with my childhood background.
Black Magic Cake is a corner stone to culinary adventure. In my trained and arrogant opinion.
I’ll go get the recipe.
You post the song, yes?
You aren’t charging enough. I used to have a dog sitting biz. Never could walk clients dogs together and forget walking my own with clients. Did way better than $40 a day though. Interestingly, I could bring some clients dogs home, and my own dogs didn’t mind.
I did, however, run into my perfect breed walking a client’s dog. Fifteen years later, we still think they are the best kept secret in the dog world.
I certainly do requests, M’dear…! Do you want the Live cut or the Album version…? ;-)
That is a gorgeous dog, tuez…!
I just have wants, I don’t know what to do with them. lol
I’ve Always Been Crazy…
The Perfect C&W Song…
OoohOhhh .,yes I know what to do with The Wants. The Live Version. young and in my youth timeframe.
I’m not a fan of The Olds doing concerts and tours.
Creeps me out. They don’t want to see the “Rerun Me Hot Fan Girl” in a halter top and low-rider jeans.Trust me on this.
I don’t want to see them doing the same old shit they did 45 years ago on stage.Or partying snorting coke.
I’ll never smoke weed with Willie again…
They are an interesting dog Tut. Everyone I know who has one, be it breeder or owner of a pet will tell you the same thing. Your grandson could walk through the front door and it will lick the child upside down and backwards, you, on the other hand, walk in intending to do harm and they will go for the jugular. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve taken mine to Petsmart and rounded a corner and found my dog nose to nose with a toddler who has thrown its hands around my dog’s neck and the dog is cool with it but I’ve got a gut feeling that if anyone should have any malicious intend, the dog would not hesitate to cause injury. I kinda like that in a dog. They are sublimely discriminating.
Sounds like a great dog…!
You’re the Reason Our Kids are Ugly…
This is a recipe from the early 1950′s.
Black Magic Cake
1 3/4 cup all purpose flour
1 3/4 or 1 1/2 cup sugar, depending on sweetness preferance ( I always do less)
2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup strong black coffee, or decaf; or 2 teaspoon instant coffee plus 1 cup boiling water
1 cup buttermilk or sour milk( 1 Tablespoon vinegar/acid to 1 cup milk] I do milk/vinegar instead of buttermilk
1/2 cup vegetable oil , I use light olive oil or canola
1 teaspoon vanilla
Put it all together. Beat at medium speed for 3 minutes. Or 300 strokes manually. Pour into greased and flour dusted pans. Two 10 inch pans or one 9×13.
Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes.
I’ve developed 26 variations on this simple Black Magic recipe.
As long as a cook stays true to the dry/wet ratio and the fat/egg ratio…..it’s kind of amazing how versatile this freaking simple recipe is.
An example; instead of cocoa powder, substitute ground oats but keep the measurement the same. Or ground nuts, etc.
The coffee intrigues me, open…!
Oh yes, the Keeshonds are awesome. I’m a MixedBreed person. I look for the breeds I want mixed with other blood so as not to be;
1) Expensive Puppies
2) congenital problems magnified
3) I heart Mixed Breeds, always have, always have had awesome dogs. Designer dog mutts, my specialty. :)
Queen of Hearts…
the coffee is awesome when you’re in a family situation with children. Mellows their ass RIGHT down. Some kids get hyper on the sugar, but I always kept the sugar to the lowest measurement .
Caffeine mellows most young children. Rather horrid, but, something to think about at BDay Time!!!
I’ve been lucky so far tonite, they’ve been doing Natural Guide Star observing so far, and I haven’t had to go outside yet…! They do plan to fire up the Laser in about a half hour…!
And that means?…….
When they fire up the Laser,….what does happen then?….
Kids in America…
They shoot the Laser up into the Ionosphere to make a ‘star’ that they then can adjust their optics to account for the atmospheric distortion…!
But, were they nude?
*heh* Would ya really want them to be unclothed…? ;-)
Aloha, ncbb…! How’s the Bay State tonite…?
Dude! That was one of my theme songs as a woman Chef in a Man’s world. But, I always was in a Man’s world, because the stuff I wanted to do and the stuff I wanted to create was in the “Man’s World”. All the good shit was locked up in there. Carpenter on a Framing Crew. Bronze Pourer on a Fine Arts Foundry crew. Always Management, always kinda rebel.
I fuckin’ busted a lot of that out by being a brazen woman . It was hard work.
Now, I’m wondering if any of that meant fuckin’ dog breath on a soft couch watchin’ TV.
Mama, He’s Crazy…
Not Ready To Make Nice…
Well, time for me to suit up and head outside…! Mahalo for the company tonite, and, I look forward to what Suz has on tap for tomorrow…!
Aloha Oe…! *g*
Tres kewl My son; who was learned on the Violin Classical Music for Years [ with a tutor who was world traveled and accomplished Because His Family Are Intellectual Snobs and also totally into music and art as a personal interest. Who then switched to electric guitar because Music is…..Now that I see clearly. How simple it would be to just let every person sing or play an instrument to their ability level. Find the swatch of musicians you can meld with. Do Not Go For Soloist Without Talent.
Everything else is a reason to jam together and have fun.
Thanks for the recipe.
I live by the motto, “If it’s not chocolate, it’s not dessert,” though I do make an exception for cannoli and lobster tails (the Italian pastry, not the crustacean’s appendage).
I especially love things made with both chocolate and coffee, maybe because both those things contain caffeine? I am not much of a baker, though.
Dang. I wanted to Cancel my comment.But, I was to slow on the draw. I was reading other people’s words.
Because I didn’t want my words to sound Batshit Crazy.
I can’t make my thoughts Politically Correct,
I don’t want them to be anything in particular. I am only curious.
The Bay State is looking forward to a primary later this morning.
This is a family recipe, yet every time I try and take it to a more prominent level, all hell breaks loose.
Not normal shit, SWAT teams or crazy fuckin’ dogs, or weird rogue waves,…….
so, I’m a little touchy on letting this go public.
It makes a fucking wonderful chocolate cake if the world doesn’t collapse on your head for posting the recipe. :)
That reminds me of a story. I was raised very strictly and never quite got over it.
I worked with a guy named Eric, who, coincidentally, did always wear a yarmulke, was very heavy, to the point where, though he was in his mid-twenties, had trouble walking.
More to the point, he did not have an especially nice personality and was not well liked by the rest of us, whom he seemed to consider beneath him, anyway.
A young and very beautiful female co-worker and I were talking about bathing suits, which led her to start advocating nudity.
I expressed some reservations, asking, “Do you want to see Eric nude?
Her response was instantaneous.
“Do clothes help?”
For some reason, it struck me very funny at the time.
Yes, chocolate and coffee are the perfect harmony. Unless you’re going for lemon and merinque, my other weakness. Another art form in culinary desserts, imho.
I read the original post, but am not seeing where it was politically incorrect. Which group did you malign?
lol. We are all naked under our clothing.
I love lemony desserts, but I never developed a taste for meringue.
Tasted it as a kid, did not love it, and never tried it again. Which is cool, because making whipped cream is much easier than making meringue.
I don’t like to put a lot of effort into desserts because mine never turn out well anyway.
I often feel quite naked in my clothing. I tend to say what I mean, without any diplomatic ability, which exposes too much.
I’m only starting my 3rd glass of wine. I’m not sure I’ve yet maligned anyone to the point of acknowledgement of my intents yet. ?
I’ll keep workin’ on it.
Exposes too much, my horror, yet my battle cry. Very complicated
I identify things in myself that are, IMO, both my best qualities and my worst. Saying what I mean, without any diplomatic cloaking, is one of those things.
A friend once asked me what she was doing wrong in her relationship. I asked her to please ask someone else because I did not know how to phrase things nicely. She replied, “I know who I asked.”
Meaning, she wanted my unvarnished impression, even if it was brutally honest.
Okay, I had best say goodnight. Pleasant dreams.
I ‘m so impressed with people who are willing to be honest. I can take the honesty, the brutal assessments of my character flaws, because I really believe that I’m “a work in progress”. And flawed, yet fixable, whatever that means.
It’s when we refuse to acknowledge our flaws that we become “unfixable”. I think. maybe.
sweet dreams, nixonclinbushbama.
p.s. is that really your name? I see all those ugly Man Faces every time I read your words.
See, this is a perfect example of how Humans dis each other.
I’m thinking about changing my “name”. But I’m not sure what that would encompass.
Oy, fuckin’ B.S. from a Mother who had her whole Motherhood trained to developing “musical talent” in her offspring.
I’m having issues about the time,money, importance of image and all the other SHIT involved with doing Susuki Violin for 9 years.
now that I’m a Mother on the other side of schooling, with grown children over 21.
I’m an Unschool mom. More radical by far than the Homeschoolers. We make the Homeschoolers look like the Brady Bunch.
We don’t Vaccine, we don’t Test to make sure our children know the Curriculum, we think the world is a big place and our place is within it. And that makes us targets of the Left and the Right.
So we know where we stand. In our footprints.
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