Monthly Archives: January 2014

Harry McClintock’s Songs about Bums

Last October I picked up this record at an Estate sale for .17 cents.  It was pretty cheap because it  was part of an album that had been deeply discounted on the final day of a two-week-long estate sale.  (Click … Continue reading

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Faisan au Vin and Diana Krall

We had “Pheasant Au Vin” last night.  This is a remarkable food. So, this is the story: Sometimes Dan hunts pheasants, or his friends will hunt pheasants.  And the result?  We end up with several pheasants in the freezer.  Years … Continue reading

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“When It’s Night Time in Italy It’s Wednesday Over Here”

This is another record that I found in the stack of damaged records that my friend gave to me last week.: Victor “When It’s Night Time in Italy It’s Wednesday Over Here” from 1923. This is a pretty popular record … Continue reading

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Garlic Steak, Warm Nectarine Salsa and Chris Isaak

We have eaten so many wonderful meals lately that it is hard to keep up with them all, but I did manage to capture one of them in pictures.  And this one is one of my favorites from last week! … Continue reading

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Oxford Disc Records – and a Harlan Knight Skit?

A friend of mine owns an antique shop in downtown Omaha, NE.  Yesterday afternoon, I was poking around in the basement of his shop and found a stack of dirty, damaged records.  There were 25 records: most of them were … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Label and The Money Game

Here is a photo of my “most beautiful” record label.  To me, the Pathe Actuelle label is just gorgeous.  This is personal taste at its best, isn’t it? I think you can tell that the record is in poor shape … Continue reading

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Chicken Fajitas and Chuck Lobe

Tonight we cooked up chicken fajitas with fresh pico de gallo, sliced tomatoes, avocados, and lettuce.  We also had corn relish, sour cream, chips and a nice, spicy bean dip. Dishes: Dinner was served in Bret Bortner BIA divided dishes, … Continue reading

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