Monday, February 14, 2011

49 Bye Byes

I think I will start naming my blog posts after songs. here's the first one. I have named it 49 bye byes becasue I think Albert Pujols is done in St. Louis and I think he's going to pull a "Lebron" and split for greener pastures. I don't quite understand this. he's loved and revered in St. Louis like no other player since Stan Musial. he's a Christaion man (supposedly) who has to remember the bible passage about the whale and the eye of the needle and all that. So, I am waiting for him to say it's not about the money, which means it's all about the money.
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I pulled the old Trek bike off the rack in the garage and hit the St. Louis trailways for a long bike ride. I put air in the tires and lubed up the chain with some WD-40. Where I live is very hilly and by the time I got to the trailhead, I was already thirsty. Crap. The water isn't turned on yet. I peddled down the trail going as far as I could get until the trail was so snow packed, it was dangerous to ride. Stopping to catch my breath, I realized that the wind would be against me heading home. Rut roh. My short bike ride turned into a two hour and 30 minute haul. As I pulled into the driveway, I felt like I was back in high school playing basket ball as I barfed up everything I ate earlier in the day. The oatnmeal with raisins was particularly colorful. Don't know if I've recovered yet.

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I have been a fan of Muse for a few years now. It was one of those bands I got suckered into because I heard my daughter playing them over and over. Coldplay was another band who I gained respect for vicariously. At first, I thought Muse sounded like Queen, now I think they sound like Rush. Someon asked me if i thought they were the best band in the world. I couldn't begin to answer that becasue I do NOT know that much about today's music. If you would have asked me that 30 years agao, I would have given you a definitive answer. This much I know, "The Uprising" is about as timely as they come with what is happening in Egypt at this time. Interesting tidbit, the leader of Muse got Kate Hudson preggers, sounds a bit like Chris Martin and Gwentyth Paltrow, although I don't find either one very attractive. Now, if Diane Lane is interested in hanging out with an advertising director, here I am, baby, Here is "The Uprising" by Muse.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Hey broseiden. This isn't a question.This is internet creeping. You really shouldn't be using WD-40 as a bicycle chain lube. WD-40 actually has the opposite of the intended effect, as it is a degreaser. Just sayin'. Save your chain, buy an actual chain lubricant.
Great blog bee-tee-dubs

Matt said...

Has a Depeche Mode feel to it. Not bad, but I don't hear Rush in it. Especially with the straight 4/4 beat. Nothing exciting on the drums.

Debz said...

Randy, I have always loved the Muse and still find them very "Queen-ish" (thank GOD - we still need that type of music in our lives!) - but I also do hear some Rush-y signatures in some of their music. They are an amazing and truly talented band. I love that I am not the only person 50 (and older- that would be me) out there who can appreciate some of today's best music! Rock on!

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