Grand Funk Railroad — I’m Your Captain (Closer To Home), live at Shea Stadium, 1971.
What’s on your mind?
from the about section of this shorter clip of this song:
Shea Stadium suffered structural damage after this show. In fact, the concert was almost stopped because Shea Stadium was oscillating from the excited crowd’
the place was rocking for sure!
Grand Funk Railroad is from Flint, Michigan (the hometown of Michael Moore). Its name is a play on words on the Grand Trunk Western Railroad, a major freight line (and until 1970, carried passengers) in Michigan.
As for Shea Stadium, I probably saw ten Mets games there in 1969, the summer between high school and college. That was the year the “Miracle Mets” won the World Series. Never saw GFR in concert, there or anywhere else.
hey tt — how ya doing tonight? never saw gfr in concert either…. based on this i think it wudda been one to remember
Watching a video, enjoying an IPA, and winding down for the evening. How about you?
*waving to mrs tt*
inside looking out
She’s here with me, and she says hi. Thanks!
hey tuez! how the hell are ya?
Despite the fact that it’s raining, my allergies are rearing their ugly heads. Other than that I’m great.
How the hell are you? I’m hoping you have everything worked out at home.
some kind of wonderful
nothing has changed — today was the start of week 7 with no word :(
on the plus side, rain’s a’coming in around midnight. we sure could use a good soaker — it was a very dry may (only one ‘soaker’ and i was outta state when that one hit) and no rain so far this month.
Wait, I thought you had finally heard from Steph (I have the correct kid, right). You guys seemed to be so close. I really feel for ya.
My family can go years without speaking. So I’m jealous of those who are close.
the cops located her and she told them she didn’t want ‘those people’ to have any information about her other than she is in oregon and ok so i know she was alive on 5/14
other than that — nothing
She obviously only got half baked in Florida. Send her back for the full treatment. Just joking.
I’m thoroughly convinced the sun is the reason Florida is so screwed up.
How’s Token? For some reason I’ve been wondering about him. Hadn’t seen mention of the cutest dog on the net for some time.
he’s doing fine — is sporting his shorter summer do and ya can tell he is back to holding his cutest dog in the world 11 lb category title. i took a pic of him basking in the sunshine yesterday and posted it on facebook…
Hey there, Suz, tuez and tt. I am so frazzled lately, but I did want to stop by and say I am thinking of you, Suz. I know this is tough.
So hard to be “those people.” The distance in those words is hard to take. I recall Jen reported no harsh words or anything, just the sudden departure. So it is really not about you, and I know you might rather think you would be able to do something if it was.
This life and culture is very stressful. I am really glad I am not young now. It is such a different world than we knew.
Anyway, a big hug to you, and stay well. I think of you often.
hey bg — thank you. how’s nm tonight?
are you ready
sorry i’m such a debbie downer tonight pups
Don’t do facebook, but I’ll take your word for it. My dog is the 30# weight class, cutest dog on the net :-)
You and yours are in my thoughts.
You rock, by the way.
a fine title for a doggie to hold … token’s snoozing on his pillow at my feet. now that winter is over he’s not trying to hog my heating pad anymore
No apologies necessary.
i’m getting better about dealing with it but wednesdays are particularly hard since it was early wed morning that she took off
i’m totally harshing my own thread. i’m gonna go out and deadhead more flowers (is what i do lately) and hope for better spirits during tomorrow night’s lln
g’nite all — happy dreams
My dog has so much hair, we seek her out for warmth in the winter.
Sleep well, Suzanne.
You are not harshing the thread.
People care about you and want to know what’s up.
It may be difficult for you to report, (especially that you know nothing) and you don’t have to. But you have done that, and that without any teariness or harshness that I can see. It takes courage and strength and you pulled that off effortlessly and gracefully!
Lotsa big hugs to you!!!
Grand Funk Railroad Always Rocks! Gawd I miss them.
Yesterday was my bithday and I did a whole lotta nothin’ for it and am real happy about that.
Hope everyone has a great day tomo and great rest of week!
Glad to see you seem to be alright!
Been thinking about you too bgrothus!
Suz, Wanted to check in…what a rough spot. Thinking about you and Im sure you know you are not alone in all this though Im pretty sure it must feel that way. Please take care of yourself….Lots of concern and good thoughts…BL
thanks ks – hippo belated birdies
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