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mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Apr 11, 2014 - 12:16pm PT
Reilly, lad.

I've read a novel about the St. Patricios. The hangings stuck in my mind.

Some vicious bastions in that crew, shooting officers in the main during the last battle. Opportunistic and maybe fulfulling, too, for some, but good form, all the same!

I found it slightly odd, considering your recommending this subject, that they were led by a certain Jon Riley.
From Dublin to San Diego.

zBrown y Woodie de La Playa/Erin Go Right aka Beach Battle Bingo
"That man wants to die."

Dudes would simply not heed our warnings. Stay out of our patch. Surf here and you die.

Homer had it all wrong. Besides, Helen was his GF's cat.
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Apr 11, 2014 - 12:49pm PT
Speaking of cats, I would like to extend an official Flames condolence to neebee over your recent bereavement Bobby-Bob, companion of many years.

Recently, "BB" (the little BB brain!) was the center of a storm when he swallowed a needle ("What were you thinkin'?"--Dr. Pheline).

It came out all right in the end, but this time...I'm so sorry for your loss.

This for you, then--

THE PURRY GATES
(Anon)

It seems that I've reached Heaven, or its doorstep at any rate,
And been winding round St Peter's ankles by the Pearly Gates,
I've plucked the angels' harp-strings and made a merry sound,
But it's plucking at my heartstrings that you are not around.

So I think I'll sit and wait here, just outside the door,
And as the souls come floating in, I'll tap them with my paw,
And when you seek admittance, they'll rename this place -
It will become Purradise, and these the Purry Gates!

neebee

Social climber
calif/texas
Apr 11, 2014 - 06:58pm PT
hey there say, mouse... oh my, thank you so very kindly... i never thought i'd get through that awful cat-needle episode...

god's love and grace, and the thanksgiving scoop, as to the 'poop' was:
a miracle victory...

was a hard sad time, this time, getting over this, too, as:
i had LEFT him behind for a trip to my grieving mom... :(
ol' bobby must have somewhere along the line, slipped a knotch, :(

was okay, but not very well, when i got back... did my best, but wow:

23 years, is a long time and the good lord knew--it must have been time to go home... at least, i was here for him...

dear friend lisa, too, tried to help--just in case...
a good just in case, last a lifetime, even if the case, was not to be...



here is ol' bobby bob, back in his 'hay day' or, 'pillowstuff' day,
as, modern-life, our pillows are not stuffed with 'hay'... ;)



bobby-bob... &#40;the winner, on top&#41; ;&#41;
bobby-bob... (the winner, on top) ;)
Credit: neebee


had to get over, that i was not here to help keep him going, daily... ...
had to get over, that i was not here to help keep him going, daily... :(
but the 'miracle trip back home' had to be-- perhaps 'bobby'bob's' slip, was just time to: slip on home to the eternal... i have to accept that, just like i had to accept my dear da
Credit: neebee


thank you for thinking of me, and my critters, mouse... :)
zBrown

Ice climber
Brujo de la Playa
Apr 11, 2014 - 07:43pm PT
RIP Bobby-Bob!

What a nice looking fellow he was. 23 is really an amazing life for a cat.

Must be the neebee aura.

zBrown

Ice climber
Brujo de la Playa
Apr 11, 2014 - 08:04pm PT
Flames vs Car Thread? decisions, decisions, decsions




PACIFIC SURFBOARDS LOST PUPPY LONG WAY FROM HOME Hi, how ya doin. This board only marked " PACIFIC SURFBOARDS IMPERIAL BEACH " is here in Minnesota ? what can ya tell me about it ?.. I have had very little luck on the internet getting any info .. all I know is it really does not work on frozen water.. I wiIl display it when I'm cruising in my old cars... 50 Chev Sedan Delivery and my 58 Ranchero.

Thanks for any help

Funny that the guy couldn't answer Dan's query. The whole story is here.
I knew many of these guys. Some are now dead.

http://imperialbeach.patch.com/groups/sports/p/south-coast-surfboards-an-imperial-beach-original-celebrates-50-years

Dan


The Wedge (stormy)- location, location, location - his is not good

zBrown

Ice climber
Brujo de la Playa
Apr 11, 2014 - 09:46pm PT
Credit: zBrown

May want to click to enlarge this one

Mysterious Danish Group Builds Exotic Compound on Baja Coast

http://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/2010/feb/03/cover-mysterious-danish-exotic-compound-baja/

Could the answer be blowing in Tvind?

As we headed home to the United States, we came to a military checkpoint on the highway just north of the Santo Tomás Valley. A machine gunner watched from a hillside, and soldiers behind barricades of sandbags and used tires gripped automatic weapons — signs of Mexico’s drug-war violence. The vehicle in front of us was thoroughly searched after all of its riders were required to step out. We were asked by a solider where we had been, and I replied, “San Juan de las Pulgas.” He quickly waved us through. Though relieved, I momentarily wondered, as someone who might pass for a middle-aged Dane, about the extent of Tvind’s influence in Mexico.
zBrown

Ice climber
Brujo de la Playa
Apr 11, 2014 - 10:31pm PT
When it comes to mountain real estate it's all

Production, production, production


mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Apr 11, 2014 - 11:38pm PT
It was in his eyes.  Danish Crumb cake crumbs lodged in his beard, but...
It was in his eyes. Danish Crumb cake crumbs lodged in his beard, but his breath smelled too good to be believed...
Credit: GI

Robert Crumb's Heroes of Blues Jazz and Country
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kemzZeD8E9w
01. Memphis Jug Band - On The Road Again
02. Blind Willie Mctell - Dark Night Blues
03. Cannon's Jug Stompers - Minglewood Blues
04. Skip James - Hard Time Killin' Floor Blues
05. Jaybird Coleman - I'm Gonna Cross The River Of Jordan Some O' These Days
06. Charley Patton - High Water Everywhere
07. Frank Stokes - I Got Mine
08. Dock Boggs - Sugar Baby
09. Shelor Family - Big Bend Gal
10. Hayes Shepherd - The Peddler And His Wife
11. Crockett's Kentucky Mountaineers - Little Rabbit
12. Burnett & Rutherford - All Night Long Blues
13. East Texas Serenaders - Mineola Rag
14. Weems String Band - Greenback Dollar
15. Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra - Kater Street Rag
16. King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band - Sobbin' Blues
17. Parham-Pickett Apollo Syncopaters - Mojo Strut
18. Frankie Franko And His Louisianians - Somebody Stole My Gal
19. Clarence Williams' Blue Five - Wild Cat Blues
20. Jelly Roll Morton & His Red Hot Peppers - Kansas City Stomps
21. Jimmy Noone - King Joe

Honeycomb. Abandoned. Empty. Rotting in the sun. A wedge of wax.
Credit: mouse from merced
Sunrise over the Sierra Nevada, Merced Courthouse.
Credit: mouse from merced
Sunset over Mount Diablo.
Credit: mouse from merced
Sunset clouds, courthouse park.
Credit: mouse from merced
throwpie

Trad climber
Berkeley
Apr 12, 2014 - 12:15am PT
Z, the shape and finbox give it away as a late 60s, early seventies board. From the very beginning of the short board era.
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Apr 12, 2014 - 12:37am PT
More heroes.
Better keep up this time, Pa.
Better keep up this time, Pa.
Credit: R.Crumb
http://www.openculture.com/2013/10/r-crumbs-heroes-of-blues-jazz-country-features-114-illustrations-of-the-artists-favorite-musicians.html
That's otay, son.  He's just fine.
That's otay, son. He's just fine.
Credit: R.Crumb

R.Crumb & His Cheap Suit Serenaders/I'll See You in My Dreams
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Agn1-uoUmk
In yur dreams, baby.
In yur dreams, baby.
Credit: R.Crumb
RC&HCSS/Laughing Rag
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LxNoMAnMUg0
All in my mind, eh?
All in my mind, eh?
Credit: R.Crumb

http://www.openculture.com/2013/08/a-short-history-of-america-according-to-robert-crumb.html

http://www.openculture.com/2012/01/record_cover_art_by_underground_cartoonist_robert_crumb.html

http://www.openculture.com/2013/08/robert-crumb-illustrates-philip-k-dicks-infamous-hallucinatory-meeting-with-god-1974.html



moosedrool

climber
lost, far away from Poland
Apr 12, 2014 - 01:41am PT

Mouse, remember to take some moon shots next Monday. And I will take some tequila shots ;)

http://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/moon-day-set-your-clock-blood-moon-eclipse-mars-n78411

"Monday night's marvels are worth staying up late for: Not only will Mars be bigger and brighter than it's been for more than six years, but you'll also be able to see the first total lunar eclipse in more than two years.

Total lunar eclipses occur when Earth is positioned precisely between the sun and the full moon. They don't happen all that often — about twice in the course of three years, on average — because of the tilt of the moon's orbit. But when they do, it can be a spectacular sight: The darkened moon takes on a reddish glow because some sunlight is refracted by Earth's atmosphere."

Andrzej
neebee

Social climber
calif/texas
Apr 12, 2014 - 07:25am PT
hey there say, moosesdrool... thanks for the heads up, for turning up our heads, to VIEW the 'ol eclipse, :)


wow, and mouse, i just looked farther back:
you got me missing south texas and ALL that music... they have each and every kind... plus: the cumbia, too :)

mexican oom pah pah... really neat, :)
best music, down there... :)


also, thank you zbrown, for the condolences,as to dear bobby-bob cat...
he was very very special, and i really do hope i added to his time here...
here sure made my life a lot more fun, too, by his fun ways, :)


well, busy busy busy now... or, was...
need to go sleep now, :)
zBrown

Ice climber
Brujo de la Playa
Apr 12, 2014 - 11:00am PT
neebee

I'd have given him my Grateful Dead shirt to wear to heaven (pictured above), but I'd already given it to my cat Buster. Funny how we'll even give the shirts off our backs to our feline and canine buddies.
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Apr 12, 2014 - 11:14am PT
What are "Jewlaps?"

"You have to know when to stop, and when to put on the muu-muu, let the hair grow white, and to start dancing around like a crazy clown."

mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Apr 12, 2014 - 11:32am PT
Moosedrool, thank you for the "head up."*

I witnessed one of these blood moons in '82, I believe it was, with my daughter, who was not yet five, from the Shirley residence in Box Canyon, high above the towns of Chatsworth and Canoga Park in the Dan Fernando Valley and will always remember how CLOSE it seemed and how MAGNIFIED it was!

I'd love to be someplace special to photograph this event, like in the hills.

Or even in the hills north of town, my pet walking area, which is now covered in green for just a few weeks more.


*A 'head up' is for one guy, a 'heads up' is for multiple persons, you dig?

Real James Ellroy fans know about bloody moons.
About the famous Watts Riots, summer of 1965.
About the famous Watts Riots, summer of 1965.
Credit: mouse from merced
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blood_on_the_Moon_(novel);

The Underworld Trilogy consists of American Tabloid, The Cold Six Thou...
The Underworld Trilogy consists of American Tabloid, The Cold Six Thousand, and Blood's a Rover by this spook.
Credit: mouse from merced

Some Moon Man on the drum kit.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=El6mMTvEGdw

And that closes out this page with a bang, my friends.

Be sure to check out this new volume of literature based on himself. Moosedrool On the Moon: Ways to enjoy a sabbatical. $5.95 pbk. (cheap).

"Knowing that it's hard to find
Stuff way back in his mind..."
He has put it down on paper with his pen and with his ink
(For him it's a silly caper) for us to read and us to think.
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Apr 12, 2014 - 12:15pm PT
T.Hanks for the memory loss.
Trying to poach my break, huh?  We'll see, we'll see...
Trying to poach my break, huh? We'll see, we'll see...
Credit: mouse from merced
Items in his head after all this time alone include these: "Is this South or North Laguna? Is it still Friday? Is my short still in Long-Term Parking? Where's Ron gone off to?"
zBrown

Ice climber
Brujo de la Playa
Apr 12, 2014 - 04:04pm PT

Itidarod de IB
Credit: EPA
zBrown

Ice climber
Brujo de la Playa
Apr 13, 2014 - 10:52am PT
Infamous faceless surfer of IB




Although near the Boulevard and possessing no valid license, the shark was not ticketed (out of kindness I suppose).

mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Topic Author's Reply - Apr 14, 2014 - 02:57pm PT
The wedding party at the Courthouse Museum steps, a traditional place to have your pics taken, professionally. I was lurking for this handsome small party's session on Saturday.
Credit: mouse from merced
"I remember when I could put you in my lap, dear."  "I could remember ...
"I remember when I could put you in my lap, dear." "I could remember when you stepped out on me, but I won't."--future lovey-dovey conversation
Credit: mouse from merced
The pro.
The pro.
Credit: mouse from merced
Credit: mouse from merced
Credit: mouse from merced
"Are you certain, man?"  "Yeah, this is how it goes.  It's right-side ...
"Are you certain, man?" "Yeah, this is how it goes. It's right-side up."
Credit: mouse from merced
Bon voyage, lovers!
zBrown

Ice climber
Brujo de la Playa
Apr 15, 2014 - 08:06pm PT
Viva Las Pulgas

Credit: zBrown
Credit: zBrown

http://picasaweb.google.com/mikefromlondon/LasPulgasSlideshow#5155230820437884082
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