Wednesday March 29, 2023
The last Hump Day of March is rolling in…Wednesday. A high of just 63 today with sunshine.
It was a lazy Tuesday with nothing big on the calendar. We did mow our lawn for the first time this year, a sign that real Spring weather is coming soon off this cooler weather we’ve been having lately. So a quiet day of catching up on a few of those catching up things and checking out a BIG OLE red fox that decided to drop by in our backyard that my wife caught on her cellphone. Made me thankful that we have no hens in a hen house.
I did spend some time lining up a recording session on a song with my co-writers Andrea Pearson and Josh Shilling on a song we re-wrote this week. Josh actually recorded a male version of our song in his home studio and in a few days Andrea will go in studio to record a female version of this Contemporary Christian song the three of us co-wrote and love. Josh just slayed his version of it and Andrea will too as both are just really gifted singers. I do my best to just get out of their way. Just a pleasure to listen to them.
So despite it being a lazy Tuesday, I did get something musically accomplished yesterday.
SPEAKING OF SINGING
And since I’m bragging so much about their singing I should give you an example of each I think. The first song I heard Josh Shilling sing came when my publisher set me up to write with him for the first time. So I pulled up this video of Josh singing the lead and playing piano on the song “Whipping Post” performed with the Mountain Heart Band. Blew me away.
And this is a great example of Andrea’s voice as she’s singing “live” here with the Time Jumpers Band that at the time it was filmed had Vince Gill in the band. So click on and listen to my friends and you too will see and hear how great they are.
I’m told that there are very few tickets left for my Saturday night show with Linda Davis and Lang Scott in Stephens City, Virginia so if you’re in that area better grab one. We played this same concert for the first-time last year and had a blast and we are looking forward to being there again this weekend. And my sister Vickie is coming to the show so that will make the weekend even more fun.
Some researchers are saying dementia linked to the brain could be because of high blood pressure.
While in Finland the folks in the know there say hitting the gym can keep your blood pressure down because working out increases blood flow to the brain.
And there’s more on coffee. They say (whoever they are) that coffee can reduce craving for food if you add grass fed butter, ghee, or coconut oil.
25 DOLLAH BIDDAH
On E-bay you can find a wad of gum that was in actor Robert Downey’s mouth the day they put his his friend actor and producer Jon Favreau's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. As a joke, he put the gum on his buddy's star after the ceremony. A fan picked it up and is auctioning it off to the highest bidder. The opening asking bid? $40,000. Wonder if whomever buys the wad will frame it and hang it in their house?
Money Bank listed the top 10 most overpriced cities in the country. 5 of the top 10 are in Florida.
In reverse order starting at number 10 would be Nashville! It has gotten really expensive to live her folks. Just to park downtown requires a six-figure income. Geez.
And then it’s Tampa, Deltona FL, Detroit, Palm Bay FL, Lakeland FL, Memphis, Charlotte Cape Coral FL, and the most overpriced city?
Atlanta. Average listing price of a house now in Hotlanta is $357,677 and the real value according to the bank would be $236, 627.
SPEAKING OF CITIES
I read one of those Sports articles where they listed the best baseball parks in America. I’m a baseball nut as many of you know and can’t wait for Opening Day coming up Friday. The top 5 list they rolled out? I’ve been to all 5 and watched baseball games.
Number 5… Dodger Stadium.
Number 4… Pittsburgh
And the number one favorite park is Petco Park in beautiful San Diego.
All 5 are great. Enjoyed my experience at all 5. But if you’re a baseball fan your list would probably be different, just like mine would be. So off the top of my head my top 5 would be.
5…Cincinnati (That’s my team so yea I’m partial. But if you sit on the left field side up on the second level you can watch the game unfold while watching the barges float down the Ohio River)
4…Pittsburgh (an unexpected, beautiful surprise with the city skyline over the centerfield wall and you can see the Roberto Clemente Bridge that you walk over to get to that park)
3…San Diego. (And the real bonus is getting to hang in the city on the ocean after the game)
2…Fenway Park Boston. (I’m old school. I like the old parks. You feel the history)
1…Wrigley Field Chicago. (Did I mention that I’m old school?)
SPEAKING OF SPORTS
It’s good to be the owner of an NFL football team. The price keeps going up. The Washington Commanders team has received multiple offers of 6 BILLION dollars. And the owner has yet to accept one of those bids.
It is that time of the year when tire alignment guys get busy. I’ve joked for a long time that I think we should fill potholes with water and stock them with bass. Somebody beat me to it!
And then I do like this artistic thought as well.
Nothing really big slated, so maybe I’ll grab a fishing pole and head to that pothole.
Have a great Wednesday!
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