Vista Blues

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Photo Op-Run to Oceanside Pier

"You're out of your room, and down on the street." --Glenn Fry, from "You Belong To The City." Cabin fever ...

Crock Pot Adventures...

"Yes, yes, I know you're hungry...ahhh, and here comes dinner!" --Alice Cooper, from "Feed My Frankenstein" Having a crock pot ...

The Thunder Rolls...

"Might fine fireworks...if they weren't so dangerous." --"Kat" Katzinsky, during an artillery barrrage, from "ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT ...

47

"I'm not just a number! Dammit, I'm a man!" --Bob Seger, from "Feel Like A Number." What does 47 mean ...

Quest For Glasses...

"Make Do Or Do Without, says Mrs. Sew-and-Sew!" --from a WWII era British Propaganda Poster. 15/Sep/2010 16:23 hours. I had ...

Hand On Heart--Another Pain Might Just End.

"Now the curse is finally lifted/And the Mariner sights his home. "Spirits form from the long-dead bodies/form their own light ...

The Memory Remains--As Do The Nightmares

"Ash to ash, dust to dust, fade to black/but the memory remains!" --Metallica, from "The Memory Remains" on THE BLACK ...

You Want A Philips Or A Slotted Head With That...Part Four

"There's Got To Be A Morning After, If We Can Make It To The Dawn!" --Maureen McGovern, from "The Morning ...

You Want A Philips Or A Slotted Head With That...Part Three

"The Beat Goes On--The Beat Goes On!" --Sonny and Cher 27-Aug-2010, 09:00hrs. On the bus to Oceanside and the Family ...

Si Vis Bellum? Es Barbarus, Nunc Morere!

"The Only Way To Be's Victorious-- SC#@& The Fools Who Think It's Glorious!" --Deep Purple, from "Under The Gun" on ...

You Want A Slotted Head Or A Philips With That...Part Two

"Anticipation...anticipation. it's making me wait!" Carly Simon, from "Anticipation." 18-August-2010, 12:30hrs. I make my trip to the Oceanside Social Security ...

You Want A Slotted Head Or A Phillips With That?

"Here it come...you're never gonna stop it!" --Twisted Sister, from "You Can't Stop Rock And Roll!" (my favorite TS song, ...

Doing The Laundromat Shuffle...

"Call it Peace, Call It Reason-- Call It Hate, Or Call It Treason... But I Ain't Marching No More!" --from ...

Taking A Trip To The Food Bank...

"Tonight, Lucullus is host to Lucullus!" --Marcus Gaeius Lucullus, Roman statesman, general, and gourmand. August 4th, 2010--16:45 hrs. Woke up ...

A Ghost From My Past...A Ghost In The Machine.

"I'll be damned, here comes your ghost again! But that's not unusual, It's just that the moon is fulll, And ...

The Third Piece Of The Book Is Now On My Computer!

"Give us the tools--and we'll finish the job!" --Winston S. Churchill. Well, I almost have "Vista Blues--Book One" transcribed. However, ...

I'm Not "420 Friendly," But "420 Allergic!"

"Sorry, kid...no free trips!" --Herbert Block, from a 1970 cartoon in re: drug abuse. This fall, we Californians have the ...

Who Dares To Care, Wins!

"WHO DARES WINS"--British Army SAS Motto. "Who Cares Wins"--Title of song by Anthrax. I often use a "signature" when I ...

Hell's Not For Children...EVER!

"And you shouldn't have to pay for your love with your bones and your flesh!" --Pat Benetar, from "Hell Is ...

Has "Mad Max" Morphed Into "Mad Mel"?

"Terrible thing drink does to a man." --Father Alvito to "Anjin-San (John Blackthorne)," from the book "Shogun" by James Clavell. ...

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