Vista Blues Entries for October, 2009

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Halloween, Harvest Festival, Samhain...Call It What You Will!

"OOOOOHHH...It's Halloween!" --King Diamond, from "Halloween" on FATAL PORTRAIT. Hey, folks...I'm back! On Saturday, we celebrate All Hallow's Eve, aka ...

Time For CPS To Ring Another One Up...

"What is the difference between Child Protective Services and a Rottweiler?" "It's a lot easier to get your kids back ...

Say What You Will About E-Books...Print's Never Gonna Die!

"Some forms of entertainment do not require batteries...or a college degree to operate!" --James B. Johnston (my uncle) One of ...

Our Date With Hate!

"When you pray do not be like the hypocrites! They love to stand up and pray in the houses of ...

To Rebuild--Then See It Gone Forever!

"What a lie to say we're immortal! What a lie to sell me your pain! Where is God, now that ...

The Other Side Of California...Life In The San Joaquin Valley

"The More Of You That I Inspect...The More I See Reflect!" --Megadeth, from "Angry Again" I thought that, for a ...

Columbus--The Man, The Myth...The Mercenary!

"Iron will, Iron fist! How can it have come to this?" --Iron Maiden, from "The Mercenary" on BRAVE NEW WORLD. ...

Like A Raindow In The Dark...

It was a horridly dark day... and yes, I was depressed. Bad news on the radio, pundits sniping at each ...

And Now, For Something A Bit Lighter...

"Jerry Reed...WHY DIDN"T YOU JUST LEARN HOW TO COOK?" --Jerry Reed, from "She Got The Goldmine (I Got The Shaft!). ...

The Ball Ended Yesterday For The Pads...

"One In Victory, One In Misery... But Only One Can Take It All!" --Rob Halford (with the band Halford), from ...

Today's The Day...Turn The Page.

"Here I Am...Turn The Page." --Bob Seger, from "Turn The Page" (covered by Metallica on "Garage Days Revisited") Just woke ...

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