Snail Races

...where even the winners are slow and slimy. It's all a matter of degrees, really. Reality based since 1692.

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Friday, February 17, 2006

les chansons de vendredi

  1. Celery Stalks at Midnight - Will Bradley
  2. Oh, Atlanta - Little Feat
  3. Begin the Beguine - Artie Shaw
  4. So What - Miles Davis
  5. 5 Will Get You 6 - Blue Rodeo
  6. Jet Propelled Papa - not sure
  7. New Song - Bobby Lightfoot (ok, not random, but I've listened about 15 times this week)
  8. The Way I Feel - Remy Shand
  9. Miss Missouri - Count Basie
  10. Everything is Broken - Bob Dylan

I hope Maelle Ricker is ok.

Friday, February 10, 2006

silly hockey jersey

Man vs. Clown is one blog I've been meaning to mention. tres amusent.

this picture of the silliest hockey jersey at least since the strike ended is worth a post, not to mention the dig at p. roy in the comments.

friday again?

has it been another week already?

this is what I would be listening to if i had time.

celebrate - rare earth
funk 49 - james gang
midwives dance - tanglefoot
northwest passage - stan rogers
canadian railroad trilogy - gordon lightfoot (bobby's da)
goldberg variations - glenn gould
whammer jammer - j. geils band
canterbury tales - bbc podcast in our time
all along the watchtower - brewer and shipley
louisiana - randy newman

but i don't even have time for the olympics, alas.

Saturday, February 04, 2006

cheese steak in the garden

Been a while since I had a cheese steak from Casale's. Oil and pepper on the side please,light on the mayo. Now that's a Saturday lunch, the food of my people.

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Friday, February 03, 2006

Friday Random Ten

Helpless - k.d. laing
Seche tes Pleurs - Daniel Balanger
John Barleycorn Must Die - Traffic
Tropical Rainstorm - Doug and the Slugs
Kaatskill Serenade - David Bromberg
Wheel - Jerry Jeff Walker
Inner City Blues - Marvin Gaye
Fall On Me - Pousette Dart Band
Itchycoo Park - Small Faces
Yeh! Yeh! - Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames

Been turning vinyl into mp3's since Christmas, and the sample is skewed accordingly. I was worried the Killers or Outkast might come up...

Thursday, February 02, 2006


Not much of this sort of scene since mid December around here. Warmest January on record this year, they say.

I wish it would go to -5C by December, and then stay squeaky-snow cold, til just after March break.