Saturday, December 25, 2010

Happy Mew Year!!!

hamburger fatty melt:2 grilled cheese sandwiches = bun

Fatty Melt:7-14-10

Shady as in shades of grey aka Slim Shady:7-14-10

Fatty Melt aka Fatty McFatFat:11-5-10

in a previous post
I told you we noticed on Mother's Day
that Chowderhead had 2 kittens
here they are
haven't seen Shady in a long time
hope she found a forever home
Fatty is still around
even after Mom had 2 more kittens

we did make a
hamburger fatty melt once
use thin sliced bread
mmm mmm good

this was posted on
New Year's Eve

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Neil Diamond & Alice Cooper Inducted Into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The ceremony falls right in the middle of Neil Diamond's Australian tour in March. Nothing is set yet, but Diamond hopes to re-shuffle some dates so he can make it. "I'll get in somehow," he says. "They are working on the details right now. I 'm very hopeful it'll work out because I don't want to miss this ... Any club that has Chuck Berry and Little Richard and The Everly Brothers is a club that I want to be a part of."

Neil Diamond, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee, Says He Feels 'Very Lucky'

When Alice Cooper got the news he immediately called his former bandmates in the original Alice Cooper band. "I said 'Well, remember when we started in high school?" he says. "Here we are. It only took 45 years."

Alice Cooper, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee, Was 'Elated' When He Got the News

Cooper plans on performing with the band, something he's only done a handful of times since they broke up in 1976. "We're trying to figure out if we do 'School's Out,' do we send balloons of confetti into the audience?" he says. "I doubt there'll be a snake there though...If you look at the list of past inductees it's all of my heroes, from Pete Townshend to The Yardbirds to The Beatles to The Stones. It's everybody that we listened to in order to become Alice Cooper, so it's pretty amazing that those are the same people that actually voted for us."

I've seen Neil Diamond
a few times with my
Mom and step-father
my Mom is a big fan
I saw Alice Cooper
a long time ago once
the summer I graduated
high school

I'm very happy for them!

Monday, November 22, 2010

LENNONYC - American Masters on PBS tonight

Archival footage, studio outtakes and remarks from Yoko Ono, photographer Bob Gruen, producer Jack Douglas and members of the Elephant's Memory band spice "LENNONYC," which chronicles John Lennon's life after moving from Britain to the Big Apple in 1971. It recalls the tempest he and Yoko Ono stirred in the early 1970s, his immigration battle to stay in the U.S., his "lost weekend" in L.A. and love for New York, his years raising son Sean, and his reemergence in 1980 with "Double Fantasy."

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Lennon Naked on PBS tonight

Masterpiece Episode: "Lennon Naked"
Episode Synopsis: Christopher Eccleston is terrific in the title role of "Lennon Naked," which charts John Lennon's transition from moptop to rock icon in the late 1960s. It explores his relationship with his father (Christopher Fairbank), who abandoned him when he was 6 only to reenter his life in 1964; his failing relationship with first wife Cynthia; his relationship with Yoko; and his therapy with primal scream-originator Arthur Janov, which inspired his classic "John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band" 1970 album.

Friday, November 5, 2010

our pumpkins and more

my John's 2010 Halloween real pumpkin carvings

Mr. Johnny Cash

Mr. Vincent Price

and since you loved my last post so much...



is it because Alice Cooper is a republican?

The nominees for induction into the
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2011 are:

· Alice Cooper
· Beastie Boys
· Bon Jovi
· Chic
· Neil Diamond
· Donovan
· Dr. John
· J. Geils Band
· LL Cool J
· Darlene Love
· Laura Nyro
· Donna Summer
· Joe Tex
· Tom Waits
· Chuck Willis

Ballots will be sent to more than 500 voters, who will select artists to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the 26th Annual Induction Ceremony. To be eligible for nomination into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, an act must have released its first single or album at least 25 years prior to the year of nomination. The 2011 Nominees had to release their first recording no later than 1985.

“We believe our nominating committee has put forth a list of artists that truly represent the wide variety of music that defines rock and roll,” commented Joel Peresman, President and CEO of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation.
The 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees will be announced in December 2010 and the Induction Ceremony will take place on March 14, 2011 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be televised live on Fuse, Madison Square Garden’s national music television network.
All inductees are ultimately represented in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, Ohio, the nonprofit organization that exists to educate its audiences on the global impact of the rock and roll art form via the museum, as well as its education programs and library and archives.
For the latest information on inductee announcements, ticket packages, events, and other programs, fans can sign up for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame newsletter at
Learn more about this year’s diverse group of nominees. For more information including in-depth bios, picture galleries and essential songs visit

Saturday, October 30, 2010

my home town boy

Salemslot9 Saturday Song

I saw Alice Cooper once
not long after I graduated high school

we've had enough
of all those
political commercials

I'm your top prime cut of meat, I'm your choice,
I wanna be elected,
I'm your yankee doodle dandy in a gold Rolls Royce,
I wanna be elected,
Kids want a saviour, don't need a fake,
I wanna be elected,
We're all gonna rock to the rules that I make,
I wanna be elected, elected, elected.

I never lied to you, I've always been cool,
I wanna be elected,
I gotta get the vote, and I told you 'bout school,
I wanna be elected, elected, elected,
Hallelujah, I wanna be selected,
Everyone in the United States of America.

We're gonna win this one, take the country by storm,
We're gonna be elected,
You and me together, young and strong,
We're gonna be elected, elected, elected,
Respected, selected, call collected,
I wanna be elected, elected.

"And if I am elected
I promise the formation of a new party
A third party, the Wild Party!
I know we have problems,
We got problems right here in Central City,
We have problems on the North, South, East and West,
New York City, Saint Louis, Philadelphia, Los Angeles,
Detroit, Chicago,
Everybody has problems,
And personally, I don't care."

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Steely Dan - Reelin' in the Years - Live 1973 Midnight Special

Salemslot9 Saturday Song

I had the
chance to see
them years ago
but, didn't go

life's not over


someone mentioned
Steely Dan
yesterday on
Coronation Street

Your everlasting summer
You can see it fading fast
So you grab a piece of something
That you think is gonna last
Well you wouldn't even know a diamond
If you held it in your hand
The things you think are precious
I can't understand

Are you reelin' in the years
Stowin' away the time
Are you gatherin' up the tears
Have you had enough of mine

You been tellin' me you're a genius
Since you were seventeen
In all the time I've known you
I still don't know what you mean
The weekend at the college
Didn't turn out like you planned
The things that pass for knowledge
I can't understand


I spend a lot of money
And I spent a lot of time
The trip we made to Hollywood
Is etched upon my mind
After all the things we've done and seen
You find another man
The things you think are useless
I can't understand


Sunday, October 10, 2010

John Lennon - # 9 Dream

Salemslot9 Saturday Song

John Lennon would have turned 70 years old today

his son Sean turns 35 years old today

this is one of my favorite solo songs by Mr. Lennon

John is my favorite Beatle

Saturday, September 25, 2010

The Bicycle Scene from Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

Salemslot9 Saturday Song

it's a movie
a song

hey, Paula
don't know if
you can see
this video
I think of
when I see
the cows, now

my John and me
went to
Soaring Eagle Casino
Mt. Pleasant
last Friday, Saturday and Sunday
for our birthdays
mine...September 18th
John's...September 19th

about time we got away together

Monday, September 6, 2010

Eddie Rabbitt "Driving My Life Away" LIVE in Branson

Salemslot9 Labor Day Special

this song popped into my head this weekend

my Dad was a truck driver
I think he probably liked this song

truck driver love song


Eddie Rabbitt died in 1998
at the age of 56
of lung cancer

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Pumpkin's kittens turn 1 year old today!

proud mama cat
trying to take a nap
on top of the cabinets
in the bathroom
next to christmas lights
that's her hiding place

aka Pancake Gingerbread Sprinkles

Peanut Butter
aka Peepee


aka Moose

all the birthday babies
Winky, Jam, Peanut Butter and Pancake

party pooper

our Trisha picked up
each cat individually
sang happy birthday to them
gave them a kiss
and gave them a treat

Spunky, who was adopted
is now named Harley

Happy 1st Birthday
lil loves!

and an extra
kiss and hug
for Pumpkin, too!

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Chicago- Saturday in the Park "Live" (1972)

Salemslot9 Saturday Song

another song with
Saturday in the title
my John and I saw Chicago
a few years ago
with Earth, Wind and Fire
we got free tickets
from his work
I've been a fan
for a long time

Sunday, August 8, 2010

David Bowie - Drive In Saturday

Salemslot9 Saturday Song

remember going to the drive-in?

maybe, with your folks
when you were a kid
or, with your friends
when you got older

but, never with David Bowie

it's a good song on this lovely Saturday

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Johnny Cash - 'Hurt"

Salemslot9 Saturday Song

turn it up
hook up the extra speakers

Trent Reznor
from Nine Inch Nails
wrote this song
after Johnny Cash sang it
he said
it's not my song anymore

we have the cd/dvd
it's very emotional
to me
a good song
a good video

I've liked Johnny Cash
as long as I can remember
I think it had something to do
with my Dad

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Peter Frampton - PBS Soundstage - 08 - Black Hole Sun

Salemslot9 Saturday Song

wish it was louder
hook up the extra speakers

this would be a good song
for those who'll be watching
the solar eclipse tomorrow
it's a song originally by Soundgarden

my John and I saw Framptom perform
at the 'temporary' MGM Grand Casino
in Detroit a few years ago
they set up a huge tent outside
folding chairs
it was cool seeing him so close
hot fun in the summertime
we each used mini fans
our Trish gave us
they were a life saver

I still have a poster of Frampton
that used to hang in my room
at my folks house
it's framed, now

Monday, July 5, 2010

The Breeders - CannonBall

Salemslot9 'Sunday' Song

the last song we listened to last year

the first song we listened to this year

my John bbq'd on his ole reliable Weber today
his folks had it since the 70's
so, I guess it's an antique
they use a gas grill, now
corned beef, beef short ribs, green chile pepperjack cheeseburgers and foccachia bread
I made white bean-tomato salad
for the first time

he has the day off tomorrow


Sunday, July 4, 2010

this is nuts

our friendly nutter, Chubb Chubb

well, I noticed recently that
I can't see any videos on here
so, until I figure out why
I can't have Salemslot9 Saturday Song
if I figure it out by tomorrow
I'll have Salemslot9 Sunday Song

if anyone received an email from me
with a link to online drugs
I'm sorry
even though it wasn't my fault
someone hacked into my address book

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Sick Man Of Europe - Cheap Trick

maybe, I'll start
Salemslot9 Saturday Song

maybe, not

turn it up

it's my Mom's birthday today
I should've played Neil Diamond

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Lil Miss White Cat

she passed away
2 years ago today

Sunday, May 9, 2010

happy mother's day, Chowderhead

my John happened to
be in the backyard
working on his guitar
with his camera
so, he snapped a few pictures
of this skittish lil stray
on the side of our house
we call her Chowderhead
from "The Three Stooges"
she has two kittens
they live in an abandoned dog house
across the street
the house is up for sale
not occupied at this time
one kitten is dark gray
the other is black and white
they are so cute
playing together
we put peanuts
in the hanging basket
for our squirrels

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

guitar contest update

you can vote in all three catagories from this link
you have to register and sign in to vote
not bad, really
if you do
my John will really appreciate the effort
if, you click on his link there
you can see how he built his guitar
from start to finish

Monday, May 3, 2010

guitar contest and anniversary

my John built a guitar
inspired by George Harrison's
roof top telecaster
from "Let It Be"
it looks alot shinier in person
he entered a contest
vote for rooftopcaster
May 4~5~6
it's the first time he's entered
it's the 11th anniversary of the contest
it's our 4th wedding anniversary today

Monday, April 26, 2010

you totally need tofu

well, I don't love tofu
but, I like it
I tried it for the first time last Monday
I heard it doesn't have any flavor by itself
it absorbs the flavors it's cooked with
we had a Chinese takeaway from Golden Chopsticks
I had hung shu tofu
my John had szechuan beef
also, ordered wonton soup
and chicken egg rolls
rice and fortune cookies included
do you like tofu?