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Archive for January, 2021

Tinfoil Dresses, Winter 2021

Sunday, January 31st, 2021

Gots bunches of stuff to post… have for awhile, but lack ego energy to do so. Maybe dribble it out in bits.

Dribble 1:

Heather Ann Shepard posted her Winter 2021 issue of Tin Foil Dresses featuring poems and art by c.m. brooks, Marc Mannheimer, Heather Ann Shepard, Kathy Ireland Smith, Steven B. Smith, Antonio Vallone, Russell Vidrick.

Check it out –

Winter 2021

(click on Heather’s owl pic to read)

 

fine fine A.I. shuffle

Saturday, January 30th, 2021

fine fine A.I. shuffle music run last night…

Sounds Alien – Brian Eno
Making Money In Chile – Country Joe McDonald
Carving Up The World Again – Robert Plant
Dolly: Darwin – Steve Reich
Cross Talk IV / Radio Lonelys – Oneohthrix Point Never
Brotherman – John Cale
Fuck That Guy – The Dirty Knobs
Only Happy When It Rains – Garbage
Barfly – Heidi Newfield
Inner City Blues – Rodriguez
Bus Station – Pere Ubu
Friction – Television
Johnny – Suicide
Into The White – Pixies
Mushroom Men – Les Claypool
Foolkiller – Mose Allison

 

Lady’s cat house

Tuesday, January 12th, 2021

Christmas day was a bitter cold snow storm, and Doug, the free-range neighborhood cat, let us know he might be willing to move inside with us, which no can be done due to our own cat and dog and the fact that a feral cat would spray our place with cat piss to mark his territory.

So Lady spent a couple hours creating a Doug house for him. Took duct tape, a large cardboard box, put insulating cardboard forms under it to get it off the cold wood, added bubble wrap, wrapped it all in plastic sheeting, and added a wool blanket.

Took it out, showed Doug, he put his head in the front slot to inspect her work, then climbed in and spent the next two days of freezing temperatures in it. I’d put bowls of catfood in the box for him.

Don’t know if he’s still using it or not, but it was a right fine Christmas gift that may have saved him… and definitely eased my guilt of leaving a life form out in the freeze.

So Lady’s cat house was gift to cat, her, and me.

(quickly stopped leaving catfood out for him because it was attracking the mange-crazed coyote)





 

oh, the segues

Tuesday, January 12th, 2021

Division of labor – I stock my 400 song playlist with jewels strung across time and genre, and Alexa the A.I. chooses what I hear… oh the segues.

Today’s dip:

The Pusher – Nina Simone
Black Caffeine – Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell
Bang a Gong (electric version) – T. Rex
The First and Royal Queen – Lounge Lizards
Banana in Your Fruit Basket – Bo Carter
Everybody Ought to Treat a Stranger Right – Ry Cooder
Bad News Blues – Lucinda Williams
John the Revelator – Gov’t Mule
Yiri Yiri Boum – Gnonnas Pedro
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea – George Harrison
Language is a Virus -Laurie Anderson
Brain Damage – Ginger Baker
Creole Love Call – Duke Ellington with Adelaide Hall
Twilight Zone – John Cale
I Don’t Need No Doctor – New Riders of the Purple Sage
4th and Vine – Sinead O’Connor
This Is – Grace Jones
Holy Ghost Fire – Paul Cauthen
Everybody Knows – Leonard Cohen
Prison of the Senses – Pere Ubu
God & the FBI – Janis Ian

 

 
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