I really thought twice about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame when that came in. I always was of a mind that it’s an inherently stupid idea to put something like that in a glass case. -Elvis Costello I can’t tell you what I had for breakfast, but I can sing every single word… Continue reading Rock and Roll Hootchie Koo
I’m sick and tired of hearing things from Uptight short sighted narrowminded hypocritics All I want is the truth, just give me some truth I’ve had enough of reading things By neurotic psychotic pigheaded politicians All I want is the truth, just give me some truth -John Lennon © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Downtown Music… Continue reading TRUTH BE TOLD
There’s a hole in daddy’s arm where all the money goes Jesus Christ died for nothing I suppose -“Sam Stone” John Prine When I was young marijuana was the major “gateway drug”. During my misspent youth whilst experimenting with slipping the boundaries of adolescent boredom, there was, we were told by those wiser than… Continue reading The Overdosing of America (or, addiction for fun and profit)
For it is better to be alone than in bad company -George Washington A mirror reflects a man’s face, but what he is really like is shown by the kind of friends he chooses. -Colin Powell A credit to the community… conscientious, forthright and diligent -Donald J. Trump (on convicted drug trafficker and former business… Continue reading The Company You Keep
Yesterday a child came out to wander Caught a dragon fly inside a jar Fearful when the sky was full of thunder And tearful at the falling of a star And the seasons they go round and round and The painted ponies go up and down We’re stranded on a carousel of time We can’t… Continue reading THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT
They know that Santa’s on his way He’s loaded lots of toys and goodies on his sleigh And every mother’s child is going to spy To see if reindeer really know how to fly -(Mel Torme/Robert Wells) While searching YouTube recently for a video of some friends and their children visiting Santa I… Continue reading Who is Santa Claus?
The fourth Thursday of November is upon us and sales of certain antacid like products are going to go through the roof for about the next month. Santa Claus will ride his float into Herald Square and for the next month we will be in a constant stir of overindulgence. We will eat too much,… Continue reading One of My Best Friends is a Turkey