February 7, 2013

At the Lustreless Sun Café...

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.... it's nighttime now, so what does it matter?

39 comments:

KenK said...

Is it still dark month? Are you still rising at dawn to get every last ray?

Ann Althouse said...

We're definitely out of dark month, and the light increases at a good rate each day now. Very stimulating!

Shouting Thomas said...

Illini knock off #1 Indiana!

Tyler Griffey with the winning layup on a brilliant back door cut on an inbounds pass with 0.9 left on the clock.

Go Illini!

pm317 said...

From meme: Look at the blogs talking about AWOL Obama during Benghazi.. where are his lapdogs, minions, footlickers?! Is journalism as a trade devoid of this much intellectual honesty? Really?! All the lefty college dropouts who pretend to be journalists are also fucking cowards.

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" Daniel Halper / Weekly Standard:
Panetta: Obama Absent Night of Benghazi — Defense Secretary Leon Panetta testified this morning on Capitol Hill that President Barack Obama was absent the night four Americans were murdered in Benghazi on September 11, 2012: — Panetta said, though he did meet with Obama …
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Discussion: The Daily Caller, The Mental Recession, Rush Limbaugh, Right Turn, The Gateway Pundit, Wizbang, Booman Tribune, nation.foxnews.com and his vorpal sword "
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edutcher said...

A very evocative pic, Madame.

I've always felt nothing says "end of day" like midwinter or midsummer (the great red ball of heat and humidity in the sky).

I know, weird...

PS As I've said, pm, this thing ain't goin' away.

Ann Althouse said...

Photo taken at midday.

Lem said...

I believe somebody mentioned Les Paul earlier... yesterday... I cant remember.

Dark Eyes... or as I prefer 'Lustreless Eyes'.

Shouting Thomas said...

It was yesterday, Lem.

Somebody wished me sweet dreams of Les Paul guitars.

Trouble is, I'm a Fender Stratocaster guy!

I like the funky, gut-bucket Chicago sound. That's what I grew up with!

Shouting Thomas said...

The annoying reality of my existence is that, when it comes working, everybody wants me to play keys.

When the audition notice goes out, several million guitar players show up, but only one keyboard player.

Fortunately, I get to play guitar in the Old Dawgz!

kentuckyliz said...

Swedish suicide.

Aaaaack...that's my winter blues talking.

Lem said...

That's the guitar that was heard around the world (as it were) the night Bob Dylan chose it for his electrical debut.

Shouting Thomas said...

Dylan grew up a Chicago blues fan, too.

MadisonMan said...

and the light increases at a good rate each day now

We get two more minutes of sun each day now.

Lem said...

Althouse was talking about electrical instruments... how her dad believed that anything plugged in could not possibly be musical.

The Purist... they will always be among us.

Shouting Thomas said...

Chicago blues guys started plugging in right after WWII.

Elmore James was one of the first. One of my big heroes. Wrote "The Sky is Crying," which might be the greatest blues song ever written.

Lem said...

Eric Clapton plays it too.

Shouting Thomas said...

Elmore James also wrote "It Hurts Me Too," which might be the most heart breaking blues song ever written.

When things go wrong
Go wrong with you
It hurts me too

Henry said...

Althouse was talking about electrical instruments... how her dad believed that anything plugged in could not possibly be musical.

J.S. Bach's pipe organ was mechanical rather than electric, but the connection of hands to flues and reeds is certainly more indirect than that of the lungs to lips of his soloists.

phx said...

I'll see if I can't find an Elmore James cd around here. I don't think I listened to it but once or twice.

Lem said...

Dancing in the Dark

Shouting Thomas said...

Stevie Ray Vaughan doing The Sky is Crying.

Shouting Thomas said...

And, SRV is playing a Strat, too!

Lem said...

Maybe there is one Fender in here, or maybe not.. but I like this song..

All the Dark Horses

NotquiteunBuckley said...

"If convicted of money laundering, Hills faces up to 20 years in federal prison and a fine of up to $500,000 per count. If convicted of illegal use of the mail, he faces up to four years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000 per count. If convicted of a false statement in a loan application, he faces up to 30 years in prison and a fine of up to $1 million per count. If convicted of failing to file a tax return, he faces up to a year in prison and a fine of up to $25,000 per count."

Only 30 years for making a false statement on a loan application is cruel to us good folks who don't lie for loans.

I want Obamaboarding (like waterboarding but okay and cool like Obama) and castration mandatory for even thinking of making a false statement on a loan application.

We don't live in the dark ages after all.

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WestVirginiaRebel said...

Remember, we must always respect other cultures.

Freeman Hunt said...

We talked abou flu shots a while back. I got my flu shot this year, but I was one of those unlucky people who got Type A flu anyway. Worst illness of my life. I am now on day three.and starting to feel better. The entire family is on Tamiflu. Yesterday, when I became confused and out of breath, I got to ride to the hospital in an ambulance. I was able to leave a few hours later.

Even though I got the flu, I am now even more ardently pro flu dhot. Yes, the flu can be that bad even in a relatively young, healthy person.

Side note: Did you know that if you can't catch your breath and start hyperventilating, you will lose feeling in your legs and hands, and they will start to cramp, which you will not feel but see? I did not know this, but I think it is a good thing to know as otherwise the loss of feeling and cramping are a bit frightening.

edutcher said...

Ann Althouse said...

Photo taken at midday.

Sure, bust my chops...

Lem said...

Glad to hear you are getting better Freeman.

We are about to get buried by a snow blizzard here.

The Farmer said...

Freeman Hunt said...
We talked abou flu shots a while back. I got my flu shot this year, but I was one of those unlucky people who got Type A flu anyway. Worst illness of my life.


Me too. I got real tired real quick of people telling me how much worse it would've been if I hadn't gotten the shot. Took about 8-9 days to get over it.

Ann Althouse said...

@Freeman Scary! Get well soon.

pm317 said...

This is good.. YOUTUBE LINK Obama is sitting there and thinking if only I can talk like that.............without the teleprompter.

pm317 said...

OMG, that speech by Dr.Carson at the video link is so good that I bet Obama is going to steal those lines for his next speech. I bet my last dollar on it.

pm317 said...

@22 he is talking about healthcare and does not mention Obamacare. Good for him.. he is 'lecturing' Obama on all the stuff that he is not and can't be -- quite easy to do that as you see the good doctor doing it so smoothly. I recommend the video and it is fun to watch Obama's face.

Jose_K said...

A Delacroix defaced by a conspiracionist,
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/famed-delacroix-canvas-defaced-louvre-18437435

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paminwi said...

Thanks for the link to the speech by Dr. Carson. IMO you can tell when Obama is irritated by what is said by watching the tilt of his head. He does that nose in the air thing whenever he is pissed. Obama also does not clap during the speech as the audience does and one time you can notice the Michelle claps but O does not. I think this speech was a total affront to Obama the person. The biggest being you can't blame someone for your own problems - never make excuse were the words used. How many times in the last 4+ years have we heard it is someone else's fault? for anything and everything!

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