Thursday, May 5, 2011

Tom Haverford is tremendous

Eat it up!

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Outlaw Skate Race

"Outlaw" as in street traffic was in direct competition with the skaters. No bigs, really, as it was a Sunday afternoon in downtown LexVegas where nothing much really happens.

Jack had fun in the fountain and I pushed for four miles. Good day.
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Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Day 28 – A song that makes you feel guilty

How about this:

Bob Schneider, "2002"

Day 27 – A song that you wish you could play

So so so so many! Where to start?

It'd be totally rad to be able to manipulate time and melody with my fingers the way he does it here:

Willie Nelson, "Angel Flying Too Close to the Ground"

Day 26--a song you can play on an instrument

I haven't played anything since the seventh grade.
I can make cookies, though!

My favorite oatmeal raisin cookie recipe:
Prep Time:
15 Min Cook Time:
10 Min Ready In:
1 Hr

Original Recipe Yield 4 dozen  
3/4 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup white sugar
3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 3/4 cups rolled oats
1 cup raisins
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
In large bowl, cream together butter, white sugar, and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs and vanilla until fluffy. Stir together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. Gradually beat into butter mixture. Stir in oats and raisins. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheets.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden brown. Cool slightly, remove from sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.
Nutritional Information
Amount Per Serving  Calories: 92 | Total Fat: 3.4g | Cholesterol: 16mg Powered by ESHA Nutrient Database

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Day 25 – A song that makes you laugh

Not sure about this one.

Perhaps because he tells such good stories at his shows that lead into the songs;
Todd Snider, "Statistician's Blues"

Happy on a Friday/Saturday???

Been a bit, but I'm still working on sucking the marrow...

1. Reds are off to their best start since 1990, which happens to be the last time they won the World Series (remember Mom?)!

2. The gym: totally dig getting to go w/Carrie three times a week and I'm down 10+ pounds since after Valentines Day when she got us the membership (Jack has unlimited run of the playroom there while mommy and daddy work out)!

3. Making shit. I thoroughly enjoy building and painting whatever needs to be or whatever I just wanna make. Scrap piles are my friend and Jackson is always down to make art or watch daddy dumpster-dive for new lumber/canvases.

4. Outlaw Race this Sunday. Doing a 4-mile skate race for shits and giggles downtown this Sunday w/some friends from out of town. Skating is rad!

5. Skating/camping trip is only two weeks away!!! In just two weeks Wes and I will be hanging out a few beerages deep with two (perhaps more) other skater friends of ours around a campfire after a nice long day at the Knoxville skate park!! Gonna stay Friday and Saturday night while hitting-up the skate park throughout our waking hours. Get some!!

Friday, April 15, 2011

Support your Indy record store

...if you have one...

Tomorrow is the annual Record Store Day and here in Lexington we are fortunate enough to have My Morning Jacket hanging out for the afternoon (thanks for going corporate Ear-X-Tacy!).
So go to your own local shop and scoop up something that Target and Wal-Mart won't have 350 copies of next week. I'm looking forward to the exclusive vinyl singles from MMJ and my main man Steve Earle!
What are you getting/what'd you get?

Day 24 – A song that you want to play at your funeral

And after searching and finding this I do believe I'll be taking Jackson on a daytrip in the next couple weeks to the Ohio (my own Green River) for a little father-son time.

John Prine, "Paradise"

Day 23 – A song that you want to play at your wedding

Already did it. And it was great.

Ryan Adams, "Come Pick Me Up"