Tag Archives: Music


We don’t have mountains in Iowa. There are only so many cliffs. The idea of a landslide conjures something abstract and usage is mostly related to politics and the hope of a big win in the November general election. Politics … Continue reading

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Juke Box – Build Me Up Buttercup

I’m on hiatus for a while to take care of the garden and other necessities. In the meanwhile, enjoy this song from the Foundations. “Why do you build me up, buttercup baby, just to let me down?”

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Down at the Twist and Shout

It’s time to focus on yard and garden for the weekend. But not before a little bit of musical fun.

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RIP Members of the Red Army Choir

A Russian airplane with 92 people on board crashed into the Black Sea near Sochi, Russia today. While rescue teams search for survivors, it appears all lives were lost, including 72 members of the Red Army Choir who were enroute … Continue reading

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Juke Box — Forever Young

Time to slow down and consider what’s next for a while. Enjoy one of my current faves, followed by Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize acceptance speech: Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech Dec. 10, 2016 Good evening, everyone. I extend my … Continue reading

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New Saturday Night

Music filled the Saturday afternoon gap left by Garrison Keillor’s retirement. Not radio, but music recorded on audio cassette tapes. It is amazing there is even a player in the house. (There are two that work). The sound quality of … Continue reading

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Pickled Items

I’ll be taking a break for a while. I’m as busy as ever figuring out what life is and what my life will be. In August I’ll be filling in for the editor of Blog for Iowa. Regular posting will … Continue reading

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