Stuff I Do When I’m Bored

All previously posted elsewhere. Bottom image: Inverted color version of storm clouds photographed by Sol R. Land who is living somewhere in the bush with his dog.

Stuff I Do When I’m Bored 19

Didelphimorphial Hot Links

Got To Get You Off My Mind, Soloman Burke, 1965 Burke: “It was written in California the night of Sam Cooke’s death. I learned of Sam Cooke’s death after leaving him two hours prior to that. At the same time I learned about my wife wanting a divorce. A special delivery letter was at the desk waiting for me in the hotel.”

Background vocals include Dee Dee Warwick (sister to Dionne Warwick) and Emily “Cissy” Houston (mother of Whitney Houston and aunt to the Warwick sisters).


Cookie monsters.

Cockatoo delivery.

Brood X is coming!

Growing a salamander.

Insultos Antiguos I & II.

Morning people be like…

The posted speed is 1 pph.

Drive to Learn – Learn to Drive.

Homeless man talks about heroin.

Thomas Sowell: Common Sense in a Senseless World

[Top image found here.]


From the Archives: 1 year ago. 5 years ago. 10 years ago.


Social media discussions [via Tim Conway Jr.]:

Open Mic Opossum

“True story. Okay, so I’m like sitting on State Route 4 enjoying some midnight road pizza, minding my own business, and this car comes outta nowhere and BAM!

“I’m like, ‘Dude, didn’t you see me eating that dead crow? Are you blind?’ They always say the same damn thing as they help you up:

“‘Sorry, I didn’t see you. You were invisible.’ Meanwhile, blood’s spewing out my ears like a Bronx fire hydrant on a hot summer day. So I bit him.

“I’m like, ‘Sorry, your hand was invisible. Ever had rabies?’

“So, yeah. I bought him 21 shots that night and he never even thanked me.”

[Image found here.]

Best Cookbook Ever.

Mickler compiled these rural recipes of great artery clogging goodness. Be sure to check with your doctor first before trying them, and no, there aren’t any possum or squirrel recipes. For those you need a copy of The Foxfire Appalachian Cookbook.


[Found in our kitchen, reminded of it by Amy Oops.]

The .Gif Friday Post No. 440 – Shoe Drops, Kinkajou-fu & Funky Fungi

Shoe Drops

Kinkajou Fu

Funky Fungi

[Found here, here and here]

I think the second one is a possum (not an opossum) and not a kinkajou. No idea what that last one is, but it reminded me of this.

Saturday Matinee – 5 lbs of Possum, Trombone Shorty & Blue Mother Tupelo

“Five Pounds Of Possum” may be the greatest roadkill song ever.

Trombone Shorty (age 13?) kicks it at 01:20.

Serious Swamp Rock crankage from Blue Mother Tupelo.

Have a great weekend, folks. Be back here tomorrow, and remember that all you have to do is cook out the bacteria.

The .Gif Friday Post No. 320 – RIPBOB2, Possum, Snooze fan & Cat floss

DEVO

Possum
SnoozeFan
Feline Toothbrush

[Top one is for Bob2. Others were found in here, sans links. The 2nd reminds me of this classic Utoobage.]

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