Tuesday, December 29, 2009

'Cold' Is A Relative Thing

A little Michigan humor....

At 65 degrees above zero:
Floridians turn on the heat.
People in Michigan plant gardens.

60 above zero:
Californians shiver uncontrollably.
People in Michigan sunbathe.

50 above zero:
Italian & English cars won't start.
People in Michigan drive with the windows down.

40 above zero:
Georgians don coats, thermal underwear, gloves, wool hats.
People in Michigan throw on a flannel shirt.

35 above zero:
New York landlords finally turn up the heat.
People in Michigan have the last cookout before it gets cold.

20 above zero:
People in Miami all die.
Michiganders close the windows.

Californians fly away to Mexico.
People in Michigan get out their winter coats.

10 below zero:
Hollywood disintegrates.
The Girl Scouts in Michigan are selling cookies door-to-door.

20 below zero:
Washington DC runs out of hot air.
People in Michigan let the dogs sleep indoors.

30 below zero:
Santa Claus abandons the North Pole.
Michiganders get upset because they can't start the snowmobile.

40 below zero:
ALL atomic motion stops.
People in Michigan start saying...'Cold enough fer ya?'

50 below zero:
Hell freezes over.
The Detroit Lions win the Super Bowl.

Saturday, December 19, 2009

12 Days of Christmas In Song, Day 7

The hauntingly beautiful 'Coventry Carol', sweetly performed by Quorum, an all-male vocal group from Lithuania.

Friday, December 18, 2009

Thursday, December 17, 2009

12 Days of Christmas In Song, Day 9

A little bit o' Christmastime blues from one of my all-time favorites....

Aaron Neville, 'Please Come Home for Christmas'

Thursday, December 3, 2009

EXPOSED: How The 'Party Crashers' REALLY Got In

I wish I could credit the creator of this piece, but no one seems to know who's responsible for it. If it's you, please tell me; I always give proper attribution when available.

Thursday Morning Jazz Interlude

This is so good, I don't mind having a rainy day Thursday to go with it...

Jon Faddis (w/ Dizzy Gillespie Sextet 77),
'Here's That Rainy Day'