Parking Issues

This happens to me from time to time… it’s not that I’m a bad driver (like I would ever admit tot that)! I just get in a tight parking place, because some asshole decided it’d be cool to park (hypothetically I’d be the one on the right) close  enough to me that I have to climb through the passenger door to get into the driver’s seat. Then I pull the good old Austin Powers move and have to shimmy my way out with my boat of a car. All the while I’m getting amused looks from everyone in the parking lot. Every episode of this results in many other people’s days ‘made’. Welcome to my life. So next time you see that dip in the parking lot? Take pity on that poor soul, for the love of <insert deity of choice here>… have pity.

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More Musical Musings

Sweet alliteration huh?

So, it’s time for more music postings. Here’s the latest of my favorites! Are you ready for this? Do you like indie music? If not skip the rest of this post entirely!

LCD Soundsystem– “We are North Americans and for those of you who still think we’re from England… we’re not” That’s from North American Scum, which is probably their most famous song. They have a lot of instrumentals in their other songs and they can get rather long, just to warn you.

The Dandy Warhols– An alternative rock band. Their name is a play on words of the artist Andy Warhol. If you are a fellow Minnesotan, here’s Minnesoter… or perhaps you would prefer a little less innuendos in your music with Scientist, but they are most known for Bohemian Like You.

Enjoy! And if you don’t? I once again wasted more of your precious time! Bahahaha!

I Hate Spring

It’s that awkward time of year where it’s too cold to have the windows open, and it’s too warm to blast the heat. So instead of going between extremes of cranking up the A/C and then turning up the heat, I decided to have the worst of both worlds. I put the heat on extremely low (probably just above freezing). My house is officially a refrigerator. As a consequence my fingers are a bit numb and clumsy on the leopard. This poor backspace key is getting more use than it signed up for. And my house plants are already beginning to complain. That’s right, it’s springtime in Minnesota again! But hey, at least due to the complete lack of winter there’s none of that mushy, soggy, unidentifiable stuff to deal with! That’s me… always looking on the bright side.

Good Old PBS

I grew up with a total of 3 TV channels, 5 if the weather was good (thanks antennae). As a kid that fact was REALLY embarrassing, but now I embrace it and am actually quite proud of it. Sure PBS was still television, but it had some educational merit. The other day I was sent this link by my brother. It’s the episode of “Arthur” where Buster comes back from his travels. I didn’t realize until now though that it was Art Garfunkel singing and playing guitar as the moose! Enjoy this blast from the past and hopefully you realize how cultured you are thanks to PBS.

Musically Inclined

Since I have a feeling I’ll be posting about this on a semi-regular basis let’s just get this out of the way…

Ever since sixth grade when I acquired my first MP3 player (an iPod nano) my life has been consumed with music.

I love listening to indie and alternative; they are perhaps number one and two on my list of favorite genres. However, I do not limit myself. I also enjoy the oldies (of course), classical, rap (real rap, from when it was first emerging), punk, pop, metal, blues, folk, and jazz. I’m sure I missed a few in there…

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