Author Archives: M-----l

We’re behind the sparkle wall. Behind Bill.

I’ve been checking KEXP’s YouTube channel for the past 74 days, waiting patiently for the radio station to post video of the Buffalo Tom session Beth and I saw live at the beginning of March.  Some of you may remember … Continue reading

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I Loves You, Space Penguin

I told myself on Saturday that I’d buy that silly Porg-shaped picture disc if Everybody’s had any copies remaining on Wednesday.  I’m not one for waiting, so I stopped in on Tuesday instead.  I’m glad I went early as they … Continue reading

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What I bought at the record store yesterday so I wouldn’t buy anything at the record store today (and then what I bought at the record store today).

I went to Everybody’s Records on Friday and purchased a 3 CD Ritchie Valens box set.  The singer completed fewer than 20 studio recordings during his entire career (according to my count), but they managed to supplement those with outtakes, … Continue reading

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Lucky burro & friend (jack rabbit frost)

I uploaded this picture to WordPress over a week ago but never got around to writing the post I’d intended to go with it.  That post was going to be about a visit Beth and I made to The Art … Continue reading

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I looked out my window yesterday morning…

…and saw a green thing trapped beneath the tire of a car parked in front of my house.  I walked outside and saw that it was a large roll of bubble wrap.  The roll looked like it was just a … Continue reading

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When in doubt, go with ukuleles.

I couldn’t decide if the theme for my next vintage photo post should be high-waisted pants or cowgirls.  Making this decision even more difficult was the fact that I actually bought a photograph of a cowgirl wearing high-waisted pants.  Should … Continue reading

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On Feet, Logs, and Campfires

I recently visited my website when I wasn’t logged into WordPress.  I was disappointed to see as many as three advertisements attached to each of my posts.  And two of the ads featured images of naked feet.  Toes and heels … Continue reading

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Hey, what’s under that yellow bucket with the rock on it?

This site is supposed to be 100% concert write-ups from here on out, but I don’t have a show planned until the end of May and I’m kind of wondering what’s under that yellow bucket with the rock on it.  … Continue reading

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Buffalo Tom @ Neumos (3/1/18)

Less than twelve hours after seeing Buffalo Tom perform an in-studio session at KEXP, Beth and I went to see them put on a proper concert at Neumos.  The venue was crowded, but we still managed to get our spot … Continue reading

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Buffalo Tom @ KEXP Studios (3/1/18)

Beth and I got up, skipped our showers, skipped our breakfasts, and hustled down the hill while still wearing at least half of the clothes we’d slept in.  Maybe we changed our socks.  So why did two people who are … Continue reading

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