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Friday, December 10, 2010

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Sunday, November 14, 2010


I like the Police blotter in Bozeman. But Cheyenne is Hick-Town also. Feel bad about the horse, though.

Horse Hit on Lincolnway

Cheyenne - 11/13/2010

Earlier Saturday night two intoxicated males were riding a horse going South on Pinion. However they lost control of the horse, resulting in the animal to run onto East Lincolnway.

A Dodge Durango, heading eastbound on East Lincolnway tried to swerve away from the animal, but due to the snowy conditions was unable to move away in time, and struck it.

As the horse was hit, the two males were thrown off the horse. Both were not injured, and the driver of the car was also not injured.

Unfortunately, the horse died on scene.

The two males were charged with public intoxication.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Thursday, October 14, 2010

The return of song lyrics

That's what you say
Does it really happen to you
Does that explain
This is the season
for this display.
To take a look
In time to move together

Time is the measure
before it's begun
Slips away like running water
Live for the pleasure,
live by the gun
Heritage for sun and daughter
Down to the slaughter
up for the fun
Up for anything.

Could this be true
Does it ever happen to you
And can you prove
That wheels go
'round in reason
You take a step
In time,
To move together


You walk, the way
You take, the path
To be, assured
You draw, a graph
The scale, you use
Is all, on black
Be brave, the weight
Will make, the heat
There is, no way
To take-it back.

Repeat chorus
Lyrics: Does it Really Happen?, Yes [end]

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Sunday, July 4, 2010

Monday, June 21, 2010

Songwriters you may or (may not) have heard of

Ben Folds

Elliot Smith

Kate Bush

Boz Scaggs

Nick Drake

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Just puttin' on my tinfoil hat this morning

BTW UVB76 stopped transmitting 2 days ago....

Friday, June 4, 2010

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Why I love Jazz

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Stagecoach rules of conduct

Wells-Fargo Company

Notice to Passengers of This Stage Line

Adherence to the following rules will insure a pleasant trip for all:
Abstinence from liquor is requested, but if you must drink, share the bottle. To do otherwise makes you appear selfish and unneighborly.

If ladies are present, gentlemen are urged to forgo smoking cigars and pipes as the odor of same is repugnant to the gentle sex. Chewing tobacco is permitted, but spit with the wind, not against it.

Gentlemen must refrain from the use of rough language in the presence of ladies and children.

Buffalo robes are provided for your comfort during cold weather. Hogging robes will not be tolerated and the offender will be made to ride with the driver.

Don’t snore loudly while sleeping or use your fellow passenger’s shoulder for a pillow; he (or she) may not understand and friction may result.

Firearms may be kept on your person for use in emergencies. Do not fire them for pleasure or shoot at wild animals as the sound riles the horses.

In the event of runaway horses, remain calm. Leaping from the coach in panic will leave you injured, at the mercy of the elements, hostile Indians, and hungry coyotes.

Forbidden topics of conversation are stagecoach robberies and Indian uprisings.

Gents guilty of unchivalrous behavior toward lady passengers will be put off the stage. It’s a long walk back. A word to the wise is sufficient.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Friday, January 1, 2010

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Dave Barry's year in review

It was a year of Hope -- at first in the sense of ``I feel hopeful!'' and later in the sense of ``I hope this year ends soon!''

It was also a year of Change, especially in Washington, where the tired old hacks of yesteryear finally yielded the reins of power to a group of fresh, young, idealistic, new-idea outsiders such as Nancy Pelosi. As a result Washington, rejecting ``business as usual,'' finally stopped trying to solve every problem by throwing billions of taxpayer dollars at it and instead started trying to solve every problem by throwing trillions of taxpayer dollars at it.

To be sure, it was a year that saw plenty of bad news. But in almost every instance, there was offsetting good news:

BAD NEWS: The economy remained critically weak, with rising unemployment, a severely depressed real-estate market, the near-collapse of the domestic automobile industry and the steep decline of the dollar.

GOOD NEWS: Windows 7 sucked less than Vista.

Read the rest here

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Friday, December 4, 2009

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Sunday, July 26, 2009

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Friday, May 29, 2009

Great song

Pipes like no tromorrow....

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Random talent on YOUtube

There is some real talent out there. This Italian couple on Youtube playing one of my fave Steely Dan songs. Pretty sure English is not her first launguage...But a hell of alot better than my Italian...enjoy

Friday, April 17, 2009

Jazz greats

Joni Mitchell with Pat Metheny, Jaco Pastorius and Lyle Mays ....perhaps too much talent for one stage...great stuff

Friday, April 10, 2009


Pirates of Somalia

I'm guessing Johnny Depp gets more fan mail....

Just sayin'.....

Thursday, March 5, 2009

Friday, February 6, 2009

Translate this

Hitler hatte ein Pony, das Buttertoffee genannt wurde

Friday, January 2, 2009


Goodbye 2008 and kiss my ass.

I have a feeling that 2009 will be better.

Happy new year to you all.


Friday, December 5, 2008

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Happy Turkey day

Happy Turkey day to all of you out there

Oops I mean:

And for you vegetarians, the magnificent free range Toferky!

Happy Holidays to all!


Sunday, November 9, 2008

Saturday, November 8, 2008

Sunday, October 26, 2008

BOJ says "Read the Onion damn you"

Zogby Poll: John Zogby Coolest Dude In America

October 22, 2008 | Issue 44•43

WASHINGTON—In a poll taken by Zogby International, 100 percent of respondents agreed that American pollster John Zogby is the coolest dude in the United States of America, including Puerto Rico, Guam, and all of the other U.S. territories. The poll results were posted on all day Thursday and revealed that, of the 300 million citizens surveyed, John Zogby not only had the coolest friends, but was also easily the coolest guy in both high school and college. In addition, when Americans were asked who would be the one person they would most like to "hang" with if given the opportunity, every one of them responded with "John Zogby." The poll, a Zogby representative said, has a zero percent margin of error and is potentially one of the most awesome polls ever conducted.

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

More small town police fun

Police reports

The Bozeman Police Department reports for Sunday included the following:

* Officers assisted Montana State University police in investigating an assault at a 5th Avenue fraternity house.

* Officers responded to Durston Road and Springbrook Avenue, where a motorist crashed a car into a light pole and drove away. The vehicle was found, abandoned.

* * At Meagher Avenue and Potosi Road, somebody took some construction equipment for a spin.

* At Annie Street and Meagher Avenue, a 17-foot trailer and a boat were in the middle of the road. Officers removed the items.

* A woman said both her license plates were stolen while her car was parked on East Main Street over night.

* In order to get free burritos for a local restaurant, two men needed to get their picture taken with a Bozeman police officer. Police obliged.

* A woman reported she pulled into the Old Navy parking lot and saw a man masturbating in his vehicle.

The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office reports for Sunday included the following:

* A caller said he heard a commotion outside his house. When he looked, one of his horses was loose and haltered, a truck was crashed across the street and four individuals were fleeing the scene.

* On Toohey Road, someone reported being woken by a man wondering which way Bozeman was.

* Two people were injured in a motor accident on South 19th Avenue and Patterson Road.

* A deputy discovered two people in the back of a truck that appeared to be having sex. Both adults admitted to the activity, and said it was consensual. The two were warned, and they stated they would get a hotel room.

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Love me some Zenu

See more funny videos at Funny or Die

Help, I can't think for myself

See more Jon Lajoie videos at Funny or Die

Monday, July 7, 2008

Please tell me this came from The Onion

Claim: Kids who say 'yuck' may be racist
Jul 7 12:42 PM US/Eastern

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LONDON, July 7 (UPI) -- Toddlers who say "yuck" when given flavorful foreign food may be exhibiting racist behavior, a British government-sponsored organization says.

The London-based National Children's Bureau released a 366-page guide counseling adults on recognizing racist behavior in young children, The Telegraph reported Monday.

The guide, titled Young Children and Racial Justice, warns adults that babies must also be included in the effort to eliminate racism because they have the ability to "recognize different people in their lives."

The bureau says to be aware of children who "react negatively to a culinary tradition other than their own by saying 'yuck'."

"Racist incidents among children in early years settings tend to be around name-calling, casual thoughtless comments and peer group relationships," the guide says.

Staff members are advised not to ignore racist actions and to condemn them when they occur.

Tell me this is a fucking joke!

Winston Churchill must be rolling in his grave.

Friday, June 27, 2008

Go home George, go home

I'm completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. My idea is that these two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death.

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Friday, May 2, 2008

Things I have forgotten about

Late 80's. Someone who looks like me but is 50 lbs thinner. Works in college radio, has a great time. I have forgotten about some of the great songs/groups. Here is one for you. The man behind the curtain at Broken Machines still remembers.

More Giants

Arab stereotypes with a touch of Klezmer. I like it on so many levels.

Speaking of TMBG, how 'bout some DEVO

Both absurd, I love it so.


More early 90's fun

Thursday, April 24, 2008

Small town crime

There has been 48 shootings in Chicago in the last week. Here is what's going on in Bozeman:

The Bozeman Police Department reports for Tuesday included the following:

? An officer on South 11th Avenue cited 20 cars for parking illegally on private property.

? Athletic shoes were stolen from the high school. The shoes were found. The suspect was warned. The suspect's parents also were contacted.

? A vehicle was stolen from the parking lot of a store on North Seventh Avenue. The keys were inside the vehicle.

? A parked truck on West Cleveland Street popped out of gear and rolled into another parked truck.

? A woman on West Beall Street told police her son ran away from home after she told him to take out the trash.

The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office reports for Tuesday included the following:

? Two people on Gallatin Field Road were stopped on the side of the street. They were looking for their directions. Once they found their directions, they were on their way.

? A man on Brown Pony Trail fell from a ladder.

Saturday, March 29, 2008


Shelly D. Miller
Sept 12, 1966 - March 28, 2008

Shelly passed away Friday afternoon following a long illness. She is survived by 3 children; Shawn Earhart 19, Quincee Miller 14, and Seth Feare 11.

I don't normally post a great deal of personal stuff on this blog, but thought I would write something. It is a little shocking to see someone you were once Married to and had a child with lie dying. I'm very sad that my daughter will not have her mother there to see her graduate College, get Married and have Children.

I hope she has found the peace that eluded her in life.


Friday, March 14, 2008

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Wrong but funny

Why I don't vote Democrat. (not that I would vote Republican either.)


Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Tuesday, January 1, 2008

You will think what we tell you to think

The Amateurs' Hour

Is the Internet destroying our culture, or is it just annoying our snobs?

The Cult of the Amateur: How Today’s Internet Is Killing Our Culture, by Andrew Keen, New York: Currency, 228 pages, $22.95

Andrew Keen’s website claims, without a hint of humility, that he’s “the leading contemporary critic of the Internet.” No kidding? The entire Internet? A curious reader might wonder whether such an all-inclusive battle is similar to taking on, say, “music” or “radio waves.” It is.

More specifically, Keen’s depressing book, The Cult of the Amateur: How Today’s Internet Is Killing Our Culture, laments techno-utopianism, free content, and the rise of citizen journalists, filmmakers, musicians, and critics as cultural arbiters. It is a book, in other words, of spectacular elitism.

Find the rest here

Sunday, December 16, 2007


Check out stuff

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

What's going on in Bozeman?

Police reports

The Bozeman Police Department reports for Monday included the following:

- An officer spoke to a sixth-grade class about careers in law enforcement.

- A store on Catron Street received two counterfeit checks.

- A man attempted to steal alcohol from a store on South 23rd Avenue.

- Beer was stolen from a store on South 23rd Avenue.

The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office reports for Monday included the following:

- A woman on Red Oak Drive told deputies that cash was stolen from her purse.

- A couple on Churchill Road reported that a woman acquaintance was harassing them.

- A motorist ran out of gas on North 19th Avenue. A deputy pushed the car to a nearby gas station.

- A person reported a suspicious vehicle parked on Swamp Road. A man and woman were necking inside the vehicle. They were warned.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Saturday, July 21, 2007

Frontier Days

In honor of Frontier Days and all the fucks that park in front of my house.

Friday, July 20, 2007

Food for thought from Reason Mag

Quo Vadimus?

Looking at Washington, dreaming of Rome

David Weigel | July 9, 2007

Al Gore had so wanted to nab the Capitol. He had planned all along on making Washington, DC a key link in the Live Earth concert chain, starting hours after Sydney, right after London, right before New York. Around the world, 2 billion viewers - including many of those mythical millions who, Billy Crystal or Whoopi Goldberg inform us, dutifully watch every year's Oscars - would watch carbon-conscious rock stars shatter their amps in view of the massive Capitol dome.

Read the rest here

Bad Monkey

Post removed - Things going better than expected.


Monday, June 18, 2007

Small Town Crime Rides Again!

Police reports

The Bozeman Police Department reports for Friday and Saturday included the following:

€ Officers warned a man for trying to write his initials in wet concrete along East Main Street.

€ Officers arrested a man after he gave them a false name. The man had an outstanding warrant on his real name and three warrants on his alias.

€ A man on South Ninth Avenue was arrested for calling 911 twice and using vulgar language with dispatchers.

€ Police removed a disorderly man from outside an apartment building on South 20th Avenue. The man returned several times, once defecating on the step, before officers arrested him for trespassing.

€ An employee at an East Main Street store was arrested for stealing money and falsifying cash refunds.

€ Vandals exploded what police believe was a dry-ice bomb on Knaab Drive.

€ A man was attacked by two crows while walking along North Seventh Avenue.

The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office report for Saturday included the following:

€ Deputies warned an airline passenger for having CO2 bottles in his carry-on bag.

€ Several individuals on Jackrabbit Lane were warned for burning without a permit.

€ Deputies warned a motorist for traveling too slowly on Interstate 90.

Tuesday, May 1, 2007

MacGyver Unplugged

Small Town Crime 4 - Crime Harder

Police reports

The Bozeman Police reports for Sunday included the following:

- A man on West Lamme Street was cited for shooting fireworks at a building.

- An intoxicated man stole a 50-cent lighter from a store on West College Street and drove away.

- A woman on South Tracy Avenue had damaged tulips.

The Gallatin County sheriff's reports for Sunday included the following:

- About 200 people were at a party on Alder Court Lane. They had a keg and numerous cases of beer. About 50 people who appeared to be under 21 ran away. Another group of people threw beer cans at deputies. Several people were cited.

- A man on Ricky Drive told deputies his property was egged.

Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Return of the Son of Small town crime

Police reports

The Bozeman Police reports for Monday included the following:

€ A man was drinking Jager bombs while driving on West Babcock Street. A Jaeger bomb is a drink consisting of Jagermeister liquor mixed with beer. The man was charged with drunken driving.

€ A 15-year-old girl was hit by a car on 11th Avenue and Main Street. The vehicle didn't stop. The girl was not injured.

€ A person was warned for writing obscene language on a personal check that was written to pay for a parking ticket.

€ A person had questions on whether it is legal to shoot a bow in city limits.

The Gallatin County sheriff's reports for Monday included the following:

€ A person on Three Forks Airport Road told deputies someone was shooting a dog with a paintball gun.

€ A girl on Brahma Boulevard told deputies a boy borrowed her bike to do a wheelie. The boy then took off on the girl's bike.

The Montana State University Police reports from April 6 through April 8 included the following:

€ Four people were crawling through a window at Romney Gym. They were warned for trespassing.

€ A resident at a Greek house on South Sixth Avenue told police that several vehicles parked near the house were vandalized.

Wednesday, April 4, 2007

Great Britain wants you to behave yourself

"Talking" closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras which allow operators to shout at people behaving badly are to be installed across England, the government announced Wednesday.

The scheme lets local council workers in a control centre monitor pictures from the cameras and talk to them if they feel they are doing something wrong.

The cameras were piloted in Middlesbrough, north-east England, where they have been used to reprimand vandals and litter bugs, but now loudspeakers are being fitted to cameras in another 20 areas.

Britain has some 4.2 million CCTV cameras and the government's privacy watchdog, Information Commissioner Richard Thomas, warned last year that the nation risks "sleep-walking into a surveillance society".

Human rights group Privacy International says Britain is the worst country in the European Union at protecting individuals' privacy, citing "endemic surveillance".

And a powerful group of lawmakers -- the House of Commons home affairs select committee -- is to hold an inquiry into the extent of surveillance in Britain this year.

The "talking CCTV" move comes as Prime Minister Tony Blair's administration attempts to impose a "respect agenda" by cracking down on petty anti-social behaviour.

Home Secretary John Reid defended the scheme, saying it was aimed at "the small minority who think it is acceptable to litter our streets, vandalise our communities and damage our properties."

Reid added that schools in many areas were holding competitions for children to become the "voice" of CCTV cameras.

The scheme is likely to cost around 500,000 pounds (740,000 euros, 988,000 dollars).

Did anyone actually read 1984? Just curious.

Tuesday, April 3, 2007

Cold War Fun

There is a book making the rounds in my circle that I read years ago. About a limited Nuclear war with the Soviets. It's about the effects 5 years down the road. While maybe exaggerated in parts and a left slant, Still very good food for thought. We have built a mighty world that could pulled out from underneath us like a house of cards. Best to not forget that. I put a couple of fun old Civil defense Posters on the sidebar for your enjoyment. and Last but not least, how about some song lyrics to make you nostalgic for those good old "Doctor Strangelove" days. From Donald Fagen:

Found a Video for this from the dawn of MTV. I remember when MTV played music.


Yes we're gonna have a wingding
A summer smoker underground
It's just a dugout that my dad built
In case the reds decide to push the button down
We've got provisions and lots of beer
The key word is survival on the new frontier

Introduce me to that big blonde
She's got a touch of Tuesday Weld
She's wearing Ambush and a French twist
She's got us wild and she can tell
She loves to limbo, that much is clear
She's got the right dynamics for the new frontier

Well I can't wait 'til I move to the city
'Til I finally make up my mind
To learn design and study overseas

Have you got a steady boyfriend
Cause honey I've been watching you
I hear you're mad about Brubeck
I like your eyes, I like him too
He's an artist, a pioneer
We've got to have some music on the new frontier

Well I can't wait 'til I move to the city
'Til I finally make up my mind
To learn design and study overseas
Let's pretend that it's the real thing
And stay together all night long
And when I really get to know you
We'll open up the doors and climb into the dawn
Confess your passion your secret fear
Prepare to meet the challenge of the new frontier

Full version here:

Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Completely Random Shit

Bizarre...But you might enjoy. I know I do...BPM

Small Town Crime again......

The Bozeman Police reports for Sunday included the following:

€ A man threw a full bottle of beer against the wall of a building near the intersection of Rouse Avenue and Main Street.

€ Several mailboxes near the intersection of South 15th Avenue and West Babcock Street were ripped off their posts.

€ A person found a wallet on West Main Street with $60 inside. The person turned the wallet in to police.

€ A man and woman left a restaurant on North 19th Avenue without paying for their meals.

The Gallatin County sheriff's reports for Sunday included the following:

€ A deputy gave a hitchhiker a ride to a truck stop on Jackrabbit Lane.
€ A grass fire broke out on Summer Ridge Road.

€ A man's car broke down on Huffine Lane. A deputy gave him a ride to a gas station at Four Corners.

More Random Songs I like

"Your Lucky Day In Hell" - Eels

Mama gripped onto the milkman's hand
And then she finally gave birth
Years go by still i don't know
Who shall inherit this earth
And no one will know my name until it's on a stone

This could be your lucky day in hell
Never know who it might be at your doorbell
This could be your lucky day in hell

Waking up with an ugly face
Winston churchhill in drag
Looking for a new maternal embrace
Another tired old gag
Am i just a walking bag of chewed up dust and bones

This could be your lucky day in hell
Never know who it might be at your doorbell
This could be your lucky day in hell

Father theresa, you can't make me into you
I never wanna be like you
Why can't you see it's me
You know it's time to let me go

This could be your lucky day in hell
Never know who it might be at your doorbell
This could be your lucky day in hell

Thursday, March 22, 2007

Random songs I like

Cool Blue Reason - Cake

cool blue reason empties on the page
your colleagues are in prison and your enemies enraged
cool blue reason comes into your world
there's two more dead in texas and it's probably your girls
cool blue reason wraps around your throat
the minutes change like seasons
only 8 more hours to go

cool blue reason comes into your life
there's one more dead in kansas and it's probably your wife
cool blue reason i'm just talking to myself
cool blue reason i'm just rearranging hell
i'm just talking to myself

cool blue reason wraps around your throat
the minutes change likes seasons
only 8 more hours to go

Saturday, March 17, 2007

Small town crime continued

� Rocks were thrown through the windows of several vehicles around the city.

� A woman on West Main Street was arrested on a warrant. She was let go after it was discovered that the warrant was an error.

A summary of the police reports from the past week includes the following:

� Officers responded to 745 calls for service.

� Officers made 54 arrests.

The Gallatin County sheriff's reports for Thursday included the following:

� Rocks were also thrown through the windows of several vehicles in the county.

� Two boys were warned for fighting at the pond in River Rock subdivision.

� A person attempted to steal a kayak from a home on West Dry Creek Road.

A summary of the sheriff's reports from the past week includes the following:

� Deputies responded to 619 calls for service.

� Deputies made 19 arrests.

The "Van of Destiny" rides again

Steering columns are not easy to replace....But better than working in engines....Productive weekend I would say..

PS Slick....would love to rig my house for dive....


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