Monday, January 22, 2018

Geography Div (Forced unemployment subsection)

Well, if our Federal government is still shut down THANKS OBAMA oops, TRUMP. Where's the biggest impact ...... might surprise you.

Saturday, January 20, 2018

A Little Saturday Nite Bluegrass Div

Chris Jones is one of the busiest people in the bluegrass community. Band leader, writer, disc jockey (Sirius XM) and frequent commentator on Bluegrass Today. The band recently replaced Ned Luberecki with Gina Clowes on banjo. Here's a new one from the Night Drivers, Tonight I'm Gonna Ride.

Chris Jones - Guitar & Vocals Mark Stoffel - Mandolin & Vocals Jon Weisberger - Bass & Vocals Gina Clowes - Banjo

Saturday, January 13, 2018

A Little Saturday Nite Bluegrass Div (Academic subsection)

If they had offered a program like this years ago (many) I'd have attended ETSU !

Recorded at the final show of 2009 "Bluegrass On Broad" evening concert series in Kingsport, Tennessee on 28 August 2009. The East Tennessee State University Bluegrass Pride Band performance is traditionally the last concert of the Bluegrass On Broad season and is also a annual part of ETSU Pride Week which corresponds with the start of the Fall Semester. The ETSU Bluegrass Pride Band is composed of leading students and faculty of the school's Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music Program in the Department of Appalachian Studies. Performing are Raymond McLain (fiddle), Dan Boner (guitar), Tara Sansom (fiddle), Leah Needham (dobro), Haley Stiltner (banjo), Danny Stewart (bass), and Colby Laney (mandolin).

Saturday, January 6, 2018

A Little Saturday Nite Bluegrass Div

Clay Hess was the guitarist for Ricky Skaggs' Kentucky Thunder. He's now gone out on his own with a band of his own (tho he's been performing with them for a few years.
Here's a performance of Keith Allison and Mark Lindsay's Freeborn Man.

The Clay Hess Band: Clay Hess - Guitar, Dustin Frame - mando;in, Brady Wallen - Banjo,
Irl Hees - Bass and Brennan Hess - Guitar.

 Dustin Frame on mandolin, Brennan Hess on guitar, Brady Wallen on banjo, and Irl Hees on bass.

Monday, January 1, 2018

Geography Div (Happy New Year subsection)

Tho this is 2015, bet they haven't much changed for this new one.

Here's one that we can all make:
                     I will vote in every election and I will not vote against MY interests.

                        HAPPY NEW YEAR !

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Boxing Day Div (annual favorite subsection)

It's St Stephen's Day or Boxing Day depending on where you live. Here's my annual favorite;

Monday, December 25, 2017

Geography Div (You know what day it is, don't you? subsection)

Something is supposed to have happened here long ago.

and in case you want to understand the real meaning of the holiday, there's this:

Monday, December 18, 2017

Geography Div ( Anasazi subsection)

Today back in 1888 Richard Wetherill and his Brother-in-Law discovered the largest of the cliff dwellings in what is now Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado.
Wetherill also discovered the ruins in Navajo National Monument  in Arizona as well as the Chaco Canyon site in New Mexico.