On Bob Dylan's 80th birthday, here are some of my favorite cover versions of his songs

Happy Birthday to Bob Dylan. Today he turns eighty. That’s right…80!! While I’m a big fan of his songs, I like them better when they’re sung by other artists. So to celebrate another decade of Bob, here are a few of my favorite Dylan tunes, interpreted by some of Bob’s friends. Mr Tambourine Man-The Byrds.... Read more »

How do you know Lollapalooza is not for you?

Here’s the biggest sign that the pandemic is over….. Lollapalooza is back!! All four days! Full attendance! The only restriction is you have to show proof that you’ve been vaccinated or that you passed a Covid test in the past twenty-four hours. How they’re going to enforce that, who knows, but it doesn’t matter because... Read more »

Who do you trust?

Remember Johnny Carson? Of course, you do! He was and remains the greatest late-night host of all time. But do you remember what he did before The Tonight Show? He hosted a game show. “Who Do You Trust” ran with Carson as the host from 1957 to 1962. “Who Do You Trust” was a quiz... Read more »

Ryne Sandberg has turned into a middle-aged Jeff Spicoli

“All I need are some tasty waves, a cool buzz, and I’m fine.”–  Jeff Spicoli When you think of stoners, who first comes into your mind? Jeff Spicoli from “Fast Time at Ridgemont High?” Beavis and Butthead? Anyone who grew up in the 1960s-70s? ME??? How long did it take you to get to former... Read more »

Hey CDC, I'm not really ready to shred my mask?

It was February of 2020. I was at my doctor’s office for something routine. They asked me to put on a mask. Sure, why not. It was only for a half-hour. On the way out of the office, I grabbed this one from their front desk. I took this photo as a joke. Who knew... Read more »

With a rebel yell, he cried mohs, mohs mohs!

This was how it started! This was yesterday! The first picture is from February of 2015. A few days before this, I had noticed that I was looking tired and pale. While at a softball game in San Diego, I found a spot in the Sun and sat there for a couple of hours, without... Read more »

The conundrum of having your birthday fall on Mother's Day weekend

Happy Birthday! Happy Mother’s Day! Two big days in a person’s life. What if they come on the same weekend? What if they’re only one day apart? What if the person celebrating the birthday is also celebrating her first Mother’s Day? How is she suppose to celebrate? What about her friends and family? So many... Read more »

Van Morrison does it again....and that's not a good thing

They tell us that ignorance is blissI guess by those that control the media, it isThey own the media, they control the stories we are toldIf you ever try to go against them, you will be ignored What the Hell happened to Van Morrison? He’s has written many wonderful songs. His catalog includes beauties such... Read more »

Are you going to Ravinia this summer?

Our leaders are saying the country is going to be opened up soon….sorta. They’re saying the life we were used to before the pandemic is starting up again….sorta. We’re going to be able to do the activities we enjoyed before the world shut down in March 2020….sorta. By June, everything will be cool…sorta. Summer will... Read more »

I chased Willie Mays down Addison Street after a Cubs-Giants game

Today is Willie Mays’s birthday. He is now the oldest living member of baseball’s Hall of Fame. Many of his contemporaries have died in recent years, so it’s wonderful that Willie is still around at age ninety to remind us of the golden era of baseball. In his prime, there wasn’t a more exciting player... Read more »
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