Random Thursday: A mile wide and two inches deep

Happy Thursday, y’all…and I must say, you’re looking simply marvelous! Today is, of course, National Vinyl Record Day, and I’m defying all expectations by posting the following picture: This is the label from a promotional LP featuring Wolfman Jack on behalf of the United States Air Force. For the back story about this series of… Continue reading Random Thursday: A mile wide and two inches deep

Best Dance Memories – An inauspicious beginning

This blog serves several purposes, one of which is to make other blog writers feel better about their competence in comparison. Another important purpose is more personal: it’s a medium for documenting things that I don’t want to forget, even if I’m likely to forget that I documented them here. And that’s why I’m doing… Continue reading Best Dance Memories – An inauspicious beginning


Even though there is some Biblical support for the adage that if you want to hear God laugh, tell Him your plans, I’ve never bought into that concept except as it applies to plans that are clearly contrary to His will. And so when I tell you that we took our bike to Fredericksburg for… Continue reading Rain/Dance

Samba Ambitions

Note: Miss me? I missed you. I’m trying to ease back into this blogging thing, and the best way to do that is to either (1) steal something from someone else, or (b) repeat myself. Being the overachiever I’ve deluded myself into thinking I am, I choose to do both. Miss me? Maybe it’s the… Continue reading Samba Ambitions

Awesome All-Stars

So, Converse gives you the power to design your own All-Stars, a sure sign that the Apocalypse is still a ways off. And not only can you customize the regular ol’ canvas sneaker, but they also provide a patent leather version as a blank canvas on which to paint your footly masterpiece. Can I resist?… Continue reading Awesome All-Stars