Dark of the moon, on the 6th of June…

Today is June 6th. Many people think of this as the anniversary of D Day, the day in WWII the allies stormed the beaches of Europe in 1944. In truth, one of the most important days of the last century.

However, for your buddy Mountainstroh, it brings to mind something completely different. It is the opening line of the song Convoy… Continue reading “Dark of the moon, on the 6th of June…”

When I was a kid!

I don’t know about y’all, but I honestly remember my dad saying “When I was a kid, I had to walk 6 miles, in the snow, uphill both ways to school! We never had snow days!” This would occur anytime we kids would be watching the sky, waiting for the illusive Northwest storms that could, JUST maybe, result in one of those rare magical events: the snow day.

As I got older, I honestly tried to figure out how the hell he coulda walked uphill both ways….  I never said I was a smart child…

Today, while hanging out with my 80 year old Mother-in-law (while Michelle was on the phone setting her up with a land line) I found myself telling a story that would most likely never happen today. Continue reading “When I was a kid!”