Good thing he got stood up!

So, its Wednesday night, Michelle is asleep and I am just back from dinner at my mom’s with the Manchild.  Traffic sucked ass heading south after work! (You’d think people in Seattle could drive in the rain!) As always moms food was great, my step-dad Doug made me laugh more than once and Manchild and I had a great night.

When I got back, I poured a glass of wine, and started streaming Jimmy Buffett on the Amazon Echo. I got to a song I love (One Particular Harbor) and all reading stopped until it was over.  In fact that song once inspired its own blog post 

As it was playing, I remembered how I became a Parrothead… Continue reading “Good thing he got stood up!”

When I became a Parrothead

I am a HUGE Jimmy Buffett fan.  Half my iPod is taken up by his songs and in some cases, I have different versions of the same song.   I would love to someday visit every Margaritaville restaurant in the world, but so far I’ve only been to 3.  Vegas, Orlando and Key West  (the first).  I have shirts, hats, bumper stickers and pins.

One of the criteria I use to determine a big fan is which songs pop into your head when you first think of a performer or band are NOT the most popular.  In my case the ones that pop into my head are:

God’s Own Drunk  (and I’m a fearless Man) Continue reading “When I became a Parrothead”