Monthly Archives: May 2017

Hi-Fi Friday: May 26, 2017

Previously…

I have this method of ranking music in my library, which currently consists of 34,968 songs: By default, all new songs in my library get ⭐️⭐️⭐️. As I listen to them, I sort them as follows: ⭐️ means it’s “rubbish” (as Dr. Spo would say) and I’ll probably delete it from the library, ⭐️⭐️ means it’s just “meh” but I’ll probably keep it, ⭐️⭐️⭐️ means it’s okay and we will probably talk over it, ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ means I really like and may potentially sing at random, ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ means everyone better shut the fuck up because my song is on! You know the kind of songs I’m talking about. We all have them.

These are mine, one post at a time.

I’m starting my approach to this with songs I’ve given ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ to in iTunes. There’s only 90 of them at the moment. I’ll probably sneak in an occasional ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ as well.

Back when I moved to Northwest Arkansas, there was an alternative radio station on the air that used to play all those little not-played on the radio songs.

This was one of them. I liked it so much I actually called the radio station to ask who it was, and what the song was. You know, like we had to do back before SoundHound and Shazam existed.

From their 1996 album “Count to Ten”, I give you Frogpond’s “Be”.

I was unaware that they had two other albums, or were from Missouri, until I started Googling for this post.

Until next time...
Erik

Pic a Day in May: May 25. Orbs.


Was sick all day today, so I laid around the house for the majority of it. The evening is nice, and I ventured out onto our back patio while I let Luna out back for a walk. This is one set of lights up under the wisteria.

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Pic a Day in May: May 25. Orbs.
Pic a Day in May: May 25. Orbs.

Jim, formerly of Jim’s Stuff, started the “Pic a Day in May” challenge three years ago. I’ve done it each year, and will continue since that’s all I pretty much post these days. The only other blogger that I’m aware of who is also doing this is Blobby of Blobby’s Blog.

Until next time...
Erik

Pic a Day in May: May 24. One of today’s tattoos.

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Pic a Day in May: May 24. One of today's tattoos.
Pic a Day in May: May 24. One of today’s tattoos.

Jim, formerly of Jim’s Stuff, started the “Pic a Day in May” challenge three years ago. I’ve done it each year, and will continue since that’s all I pretty much post these days. The only other blogger that I’m aware of who is also doing this is Blobby of Blobby’s Blog.

Until next time...
Erik

Pic a Day in May: May 23. Someone had a good day. (Not my picture, but the Husbear took it, so that should count.) #fauna


Luna spent a good portion of the day outside playing in the mud…

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Pic a Day in May: May 23. Someone had a good day. (Not my picture, but the Husbear took it, so that should count.) #fauna
Pic a Day in May: May 23. Someone had a good day. (Not my picture, but the Husbear took it, so that should count.) #fauna

Jim, formerly of Jim’s Stuff, started the “Pic a Day in May” challenge three years ago. I’ve done it each year, and will continue since that’s all I pretty much post these days. The only other blogger that I’m aware of who is also doing this is Blobby of Blobby’s Blog.

Until next time...
Erik

Pic a Day in May: May 22. When you accidentally drain your well power washing the house, and the water runs out mid-shower.


We’re tidying up the house for an upcoming party this weekend. Which involves power washing the deck behind the house, as well as the outside of the house itself.

In doing so, I managed to drain our well.

We let it recharge, and the Husbear and Luna were both able to take their baths. I let the well recharge for a bit, then got in to take a “Navy” shower: get wet, shut off the water, soap up, then rinse off. I turned the water back on to rinse off after I had fully lathered up. And there was no water.

Lovely.

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Pic a Day in May: May 22. When you accidentally drain your well power washing the house, and the water runs out mid-shower.
Pic a Day in May: May 22. When you accidentally drain your well power washing the house, and the water runs out mid-shower.

I had the Husbear run into town and purchase a few gallons of water to rinse off with. And I did. And it was… cold.

Jim, formerly of Jim’s Stuff, started the “Pic a Day in May” challenge three years ago. I’ve done it each year, and will continue since that’s all I pretty much post these days. The only other blogger that I’m aware of who is also doing this is Blobby of Blobby’s Blog.

Until next time...
Erik

Pic a Day in May: May 21. Goodbye, sun. #nofilter

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Pic a Day in May: May 21. Goodbye, sun. #nofilter
Pic a Day in May: May 21. Goodbye, sun. #nofilter

Jim, formerly of Jim’s Stuff, started the “Pic a Day in May” challenge three years ago. I’ve done it each year, and will continue since that’s all I pretty much post these days. The only other blogger that I’m aware of who is also doing this is Blobby of Blobby’s Blog.

Until next time...
Erik