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Today is my grand daughter’s fifth birthday, her birth made me a grand father.i did not see her today or talk to her though I saw her on Instagram in a piece her mother posted of her at various ages, very sweet pictures. Yesterday I saw her on a new bike with training wheels on her Dad’s… Read More


Still trying to find my way back to my thoughts after a rough spell recuperating from my various illnesses. The cancer begets a host of miseries, indeed sometimes the side effects seem the worst part of treating the disease. My intellectual coherence returned only recently and mostly it’s been a… Read More


Just trying to save texts. So this may be short and sweet. Thinking about the expression freak from the late 1960’s And early 1970’s as applied to people who were unusual freaky even. It was after the psychedelic age when self expression was very diverse the times were very unusual Nixon went to… Read More


1. James Brown 2. Wilson Pickett  3. Little Anthony and The Imperials 4. Fats Domino 5. Joey Dee and The Starlighters

6. Jerry Lee Lewis 7. Carl Perkins  8.Buddy Holly and The Crickets  9. The Kinks 10. Little Richard

i have nothing to say but I will say it well. Had this been an… Read More


Friends Romans Countrymen Lend Me Your Ears? i AM TRYING TO LEARN HOW TO USE MY NEW BLOG SYSTEM,

These are the times that try men's souls.(apologies to Mr. Chas. Dickens - London Calling by the Clash soundtracking).

Phony Beatlemania, the ice age is coming - Joe Strummer.

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