Tag Archives: Entertainment and Music

CrankyOldGuy Offers You a DIY Social Distance Tool!

Well…It  looks like we might be in for a ton more “Social Distancing” no matter what our “Commander in Tweet” hopes will happen.  I get it. But, people are already starting to miss the point…especially the hordes of shoppers stampeding … Continue reading

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Cranky Tries A Covid Haircut and Succeeds…Mostly

One of the things nobody really counted on, was the swiftness with which things shut down here in Oregon. The Covid Craziness actually hit me personally earlier than the mandated “essential business only” date, because my preferred barber, works on … Continue reading

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12 Days of Claymation Christmas Countdown – Good King Swing

This song was one of my favorites.  I was  after the kind of vibe that Michael Jackson and others were doing as electronic dance grooves and soul around the day. So fun… You can find more about this cut at … Continue reading

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12 Days of Claymation Christmas Celebration Countdown – Joy!

Joy!  It was the song that changed the whole direction of the video, and propelled it from “home video release” to National Network Special. I played all of the instruments, except for the blistering sax solo by NW jazz great … Continue reading

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Rediscovering America – Days 24-25…Balancing Our Delicate Past and Future

Leaving the gorgeous, artistic splendor that is Santa Fe, we headed into a region of New Mexico that has two of the most disparate creation histories of almost anyplace in the country. While Santa Fe claims the world’s oldest home, … Continue reading

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Day 23- Get Your Trix on Route 66 Part I- Tornado Alley

I know…it’s supposed to be “kicks” from the old song, but the fact is, Route 66 as it is today, is kinda tricky to find in most places.  There is a romance that surrounds this piece of highway heritage, as … Continue reading

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Rediscovering America – Day 18 – The Colonel, Noah, Abe and Me

If you were to look at the map of our 18th Day on the Rediscovering America Tour, you’d think we were lost. But, as the old hymn goes, “I once was lost, but now we found it” or something like … Continue reading

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