Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Tuesday Tune-up

Heather Maloney w/ Darlingside, "Roadside Lily"

Monday, June 22, 2015

Quote for the Week, June 21-27, 2015

Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people.
--W.C. Fields

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Tuesday Tune-up

Good Lovelies, "Hallelujah"

Monday, June 15, 2015

Quote of the Week, June 14-20, 2015

The only difference between the Republican and Democratic parties is the velocity with which their knees hit the floor when corporations knock on their door.  That's the only difference.
--Ralph Nader

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Tuesday Tune-up

Spirit, "I Got a Line On You"

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Quote for the Week, June 7-13, 2015

I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies, but not the madness of people.
--Isaac Newton

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Tuesday Tune-up

Sheppard, "Geronimo"

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Quote for the Week, May 31-June 6, 2015

All lives are connected to other lives and when one man goes, much more than the man goes with him.
--James Baldwin

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Tuesday Tune-up

Danni Nicholls, "A Little Redemption"

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Quote for the Week, May 24-30, 2015

Life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going.
--Tennessee Williams


Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Tuesday Tune-up

Lucinda Williams & Mary Chapin Carpenter, "Sweet Old World"

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Quote for the Week, May 17-23, 2015

History is that certainty produced at the point where the imperfections of memory meet the inadequacies of documentation.
--Julian Barnes

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Tuesday Tune-up

The Cardigans, "For What It's Worth"

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Quote for the Week, May 10-16, 2015

Once politics become a tug-of-war for shares in the income pie, decent government is impossible.
--Friedrich Hayek

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Tuesday Tune-up

The Head and the Heart, "Let's Be Still"

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Quote for the Week, May 3-9, 2015

The short semihumorous comedies we live, our long certain tragedies, and our springtime lyrics and limericks make up most of what we are.  They become almost all of what we remember of ourselves.
--Norman Maclean

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Tuesday Tune-up

Milk Carton Kids, "New York"

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Quote for the Week, April 26-May 2, 2015

Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
--Berthold Auerbach

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Tuesday Tune-up

Honey Dewdrops, "Let Me Sing"

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Quote for the Week, April 19-25, 2015

If both factions, or neither, shall abuse you, you will probably be about right.  Beware of being assailed by one, and praised by the other.
--Abraham Lincoln, U.S. President (1861-65)

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Tuesday Tune-up

Simon & Garfunkel, "The Sound of Silence"

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Quote for the Week, April 12-18, 2015

If you give someone the opportunity to make stupid money solving a problem—guess what, the problem will get solved.
--Jared Dillian


Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Tuesday Tune-up

William Wild, "Townsend"

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Quote for the Week, April 5-11, 2015

Dignity and singularity:  these are among the blessings of solitude in a high place.
--Philip Connors, Fire Season

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Tuesday Tune-up

Benny C & The Associates, "Tea For Two"

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Quote for the Week, March 29-April 4, 2015

Governments and individuals conformed to the rhythm of the tragedy, and swayed and staggered forward in helpless violence, slaughtering and squandering on ever-increasing scales, till injuries were wrought to the structure of human society which a century will not efface.
--Winston Churchill, The World Crisis, 1915 (1927)

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Tuesday Tune-up

Kristin Diable, "Quittin' Kind"

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Quote for the Week, March 22-28, 2015

It is credit that matters, not money.
--George Soros

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Tuesday Tune-up

Dixie Chicks, "Not Ready To Make Nice"

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Quote for the Week, March 15-21, 2015

When someone tries to make you afraid, they are abusing you; they are hacking you.  They are grabbing your inner workings and turning them toward their own ends.
--Paul Rosenberg

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Tuesday Tune-up

Pat Benatar & Neil Geraldo, "We Belong"

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Quote for the Week, March 8-14, 2015

To succeed in life, you need two things:  ignorance and confidence.
--Mark Twain

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Tuesday Tune-up

Paramore (w/ Joy Williams), "Hate To See Your Heart Break"

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Quote for the Week, March 1-7, 2015

As a director of 19 companies over the years, I've never heard "dis-synergies" mentioned, though I've witnessed plenty of those once deals have closed.
--Warren Buffett, in his 2015 letter to Berkshire-Hathaway shareholders, on typical merger negotiations

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Tuesday Tune-up

Tift Merritt, "Sweet Spot"

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Quote for the Week, February 22-28, 2015

Capitalism automatically generates arbitrary and unsustainable inequalities that radically undermine the meritocratic values on which democratic societies are based.
--Thomas Piketty

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Quote for the Week, February 15-21, 2015

We all walk this earth feeling we are frauds.  The trick is to be grateful and hope the caper doesn't end any time soon.
--David Carr (1956-2015)

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Tuesday Tune-up

The Native Sibling, "Here With Me"

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Quote for the Week, February 8-14, 2015

In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm and three or more is a congress.
--John Adams, U.S. President, 1797-1801

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Tuesday Tune-up

Over the Rhine, "I'd Want You"

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Quote for the Week, February 1-7, 2015

Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes each day.  Wisdom consists of not exceeding the limit.
--Elbert Hubbard

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Tuesday Tune-up

Gretchen Peters, "On a Bus To St. Cloud"

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Quote for the Week, January 25-31, 2015

When a man gives his opinion, he's a man.  When a woman gives her opinion, she's a bitch.
--Betty Davis

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Tuesday Tune-up

Thalia (w/ Joan Sebastian), "Con La Duda"

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Quote for the Week, January 18-24, 2015

A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
--Groucho Marx

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Quote for the Week, January 11-17, 2015

Distraction is the only thing that consoles us for our miseries, and yet it is itself the greatest of our miseries.
--Blaise Pascal

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Tuesday Tune-up

The Killers, "Bad Moon Rising"

Monday, January 5, 2015

Quote for the Week, January 4-10, 2015

Most men die of their remedies, not of their illnesses.