Monthly Archives: July 2015

Fats on Friday — Little Curly Hair in a High Chair

Here is a rare children’s song by Fats, so we’ll post this a little earlier than usual.  His own boys were long out of the high chair when he sang this song.  I did  a little research and discovered that … Continue reading

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Further thoughts on the Northwest Megaquake-Tsunami Risk.

There was more fallout from the New Yorker Magazine story “…everything west of the I-5 is toast” controversy.  I was going to post a video from RAW which showed TV news coverage on the Northwest Megaquake-Tsunami Risk, but the video … Continue reading

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Connecticut Soviet Comedy

        Here we go, the purge has begun.  Presidents Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson, who have been hailed for over 150 years as the founders of the Democratic Party have now been officially declared  Non-Persons and purged … Continue reading

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Teen Pays for College Tuition with a Jewelry Business

According to Chanel Parks of the Huffington Post, LeiLei Secor started an online jewelry shop in 2012.  She began it while she was still in high school instead of looking for a summer job.  She makes and sells her own … Continue reading

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4.2 Earthquake in Fontana this morning

As reported on local television station KTLA, the earthquake struck at 5:45 AM in the Fontana area of San Bernardino County as shown on the map above. The location was less than a mile from the Metrolink station.   It … Continue reading

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Fats on Friday — There’s Honey On The Moon Tonight

Here’s another Fats Waller record I haven’t heard before, although it did well in record sales in 1938.  The record from which this video was made, shall we say, has been well played.  The poster added a little reverb to … Continue reading

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USGS Predicts Big Quake on Bay Area fault

There was a 4.0 magnitude earthquake yesterday  in Fremont, Northern California.  It occurred on the Hayward fault, which  runs along  in the southeastern shore of San Francisco Bay.   The San Andreas fault is on the other side of the … Continue reading

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Seattle, Northwest in Danger of a Megaquake?

An article in the July issue New Yorker Magazine by Kathryn Schultz has apparently scared the bejeezes out of people in the Northwest. One of the pull quotes from the article was that “everything west of the i-5 will be … Continue reading

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Fats on Friday — I’ve Got a New Lease on Love

This is another Fats Waller record I’ve never heard before.  I think Fats must have broken the record for the most recordings in the 1930’s.  I’ve Got A  New Lease on Love.  The lyric combines romance and  real estate?  Oh well, … Continue reading

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New pictures of Pluto and its moon Charon

Here is a quicky post of a picture of Pluto with its moon Charon in the background.  This was downloaded by the New Horizons monitoring station in Australia today.  For more news about Pluto, check out the link with Earthsky. … Continue reading

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