Monthly Archives: October 2007

picked up another classic used Mustang last weekend

Sometimes Christmas comes early 40 years late. And the battery powered motor still works! Advertisements

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death lyrics part 3 where Laura Nyro replaces Bob Dylan

and when I die, when I’m dead, dead and gone The recently widowed wife/mother described funerals as “barbaric”. She is qualified to know; having buried a son who was killed in Vietnam 37 years earlier. Nothing like the sharp volleys of … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan death lyrics – part 2

Well, in my time of dying don’t want nobody to mourn All I want for you to do is take my body home Well, well, well, so I can die easy I’ve previously mentioned my hometown still supports a weekly … Continue reading

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he not busy being born is busy dying

Last week my sister and I visited our hometown for the stated reason of checking on our mother’s well being. At least that was the excuse I used. We actually did perform our ‘due diligence’ looking into her health, finances and general state of mind. Another reason was … Continue reading

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you madam/sir, offend me (edited to repair dyslexia)

Against my stated objection, our nephew (in his mid-thirties) sent us a copy of ‘Borat’ as a gift. I told him I really had no desire to watch but wanting to keep an open mind and not seem ungrateful we … Continue reading

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desea vivo la revolución del seguro de coche!

One day last week, while looking out at the Charlotte skyline from the 46th floor of the BOA building, I noticed an advertising banner for the new ABC series ‘Cavemen’ being towed around the downtown area by a small plane. The image on … Continue reading

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my lost college years – part one

I read where the University from where I graduated has grown from a student body of around 11,000 when I departed to the sixth largest single campus enrollment in the country. The number is somewhere near 47,000 and somewhere along the way I feel … Continue reading

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