Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Good News!! The Gulf Oil Spill Will Not Reach Chicago!

Nor will any mentiion of it probably. OTOH, maybe Obama can squeeze in time for moderate Hamas for some secret $20 million canapes.

Lack of Obamas' visit agenda leaves Chicagoans guessing
The news that President Barack Obama and his family will return to Chicago for the Memorial Day weekend has triggered a guessing game.

Where will they dine? What will they do for fun? With the Sox on the road and the Blackhawks skating into the Stanley Cup finals, might the first family ditch its predictable pastimes -- basketball, golf and tennis -- and go to the United Center for hockey?

It's so good for a president to get back to his roots.

Delbert McClinton Explained By Ricky Skaggs

I have got to find my Ricky Skaggs "My Father's Son" CD. Though not as bluegrass as his other titles it is one of Skaggs best.

Here Skaggs does an intro for Delbert. I've never held it against Delbert that he felt the need to teach John Lennon to play the harmonica.

Coming out of about a week’s worth of the sleepy grunges and Delbert starts making it right.

Delbert is now about 70 and still at it.

"If you lose your pluck you lose the most there is in you -- all you've got to live with."

November 1936. Eighty-year-old woman living in squatters' camp on the outskirts of Bakersfield, California. Medium-format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration.