Monthly Archives: December 2011

Florence + the Machine

I heard about this group a year ago and they’ve slowly grown on me.  I just downloaded the latest album Ceremonials and it’s wonderful. English born, Florence Welch, heads up the band of changing musicians that back her up.  They’re described … Continue reading

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The Bullshit Flag

Every once in a while, I have to throw The Bullshit Flag. The other day, I was watching Oprah.  She had Chris Rock on the show, featuring his comedy specials and movies.  He has got to be one of the … Continue reading

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Piaggio Avanti

One of my favorite planes that flies in and out of Sugar Land is the Piaggio Avanti P180.  It’s got a slick Italian design and a fat little fuselage designed to give lift along with the wings.  It has a … Continue reading

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Eagles, Falcons and Hawks

I’ve gotten a real nice surprise working up in the control tower at Sugar Land Airport.  Eagles, Falcons and Hawks fly by daily!  I have missed my birds, having moved back into the suburbs, so getting to see birds again … Continue reading

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U. S. Open Swing Dance Competition

To make a long story short We danced our best ever.  We entertained.  We dreamed a dream and went after it.  We came up a bit short of our mark.  We held our heads high and weren’t hurt by our … Continue reading

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La Madeleine

I like La Madeleine restaurant and it’s French, country cuisine.  I like going to the bathroom there too.  They pipe in the voice of a lady giving lessons on how to speak French.  I can pee and learn French at … Continue reading

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Lead Belly

Standing 7 floors up in the air traffic control tower at the Sugar Land airport, I get a wonderful panoramic view of the surrounding landscape.  I can see water towers, church steeples, the new ‘Skeeter’s’ baseball stadium nearing completion, the … Continue reading

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