REGULAR SEASON BASEBALL SOON!  I CAN’T WAIT TO WATCH 3 HOURS OF BASEBALL A DAY!!!!

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I fell asleep to anything & everything you can think of.  I had close to 3 liters of water yesterday.  I think I spent more time peeing in the washroom than I did sleeping in bed.

No, I didn’t hear each entire album.  I’d fall asleep about ½ or3/4 of the way through.  I got up had my 5 day/week breakfast of a hardboiled egg, black coffee, water, & a juice I make of blended fruits & vegetables that looks like baby poop but tastes really good.

I had my breakfast then had to empty the dishwasher & hand wash some dishes.  So I popped on some “Fine Young Cannibals”

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I’m not kidding about the baseball thing.  “Blue Jays in 30” is for when I’m not around a TV.  I know what you’re thinking “Just watch it on a cell phone”.  No!  That totally defies the purpose of owning a large HD TV!

We really didn’t do much of anything but watch the first season (7 45 minute episodes) of Riverdale on Netflix after Hannah went home that morning.  It’s an odd show.  In the Archie comics the characters were very different than I remember.  I think what I wrote on my Facebook timeline suits it very well.

Live action + Archie comic characters + Dateline = Riverdale.  It’s weird but totally sucked me in, then Kim joined the party!  The gangs all there, Archie, Jughead, Betty, Veronica, Reggie, Moose, Josie & The Pussycats and more.  I guess the Facebook timeline calls it a teen drama.  I guess so Archie’s dad is played by Luke Perry, formerly of Beverly Hills 90210.

My sciatic nerve is holding up fairly well.  I’m hoping to get an appointment this week with my chiropractor?  My message therapist recommended it before my back goes haywire again.

I’ve got a question for anyone out there.  Have you seen the animated movie “Sing”, & how was it?

 

Ed Sheeran tops the weekly charts!  Deservedly so.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/charts-ed-sheerans-divide-totals-best-sales-week-of-2017-w471763

 

10 best hard rock albums of ‘97

http://loudwire.com/best-hard-rock-albums-1997/

Of course I’d choose Foo Fighters, but I’ll have to add a 2nd since they included a Canadian band

Believe it or not Canada Econoline Crush just signed with a new label & are supposedly in the studio!

 

Korn drummer quits to start a different band.

http://loudwire.com/former-korn-drummer-david-silveria-new-band-core-10/

Corn or Korn don’t sit well with me.  Real corn makes me “choke” for some strange reason?

 

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-john-oliver-compare-trumpcare-to-johnny-depp-in-pirates-sequels-w471787

LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Oh do I like Pentatonix!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

I’m tired, I hear the couch calling me.  It needs a friend, the love seat must’ve left?  I’d better check on the couch.

 

Now a few songs I’ve played in the past.  I have our set list from the U of R Engineering Beerfest in 2002.  It was a sold out crowd 500 people.  None of us will ever be in front of that many people at once again.  It was fun and that was our goal!

Our lead guitar player, Rydell, sang this & played the solo.  I took over the rest of the guitar.

Yep, I managed to hit these notes.  I still listen to U2.

 

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“Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

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I fell asleep to “Ed Sheeran” the new album “Divide” followed by “Elton John” his “Greatest Hits”

 

I used to read somewhat, not a ton though.  It’s a good thing I didn’t.  I can read fine, it’s just incredibly slow.  With only one eye, I end up reading the same line repeatedly.  I got through 4 pages of a novel & at the pace I was going it would’ve taken me a month to read it.  I tried a Kindle since my parents had a spare.  I could make the printing as large as I needed, which REALLY helped.  I don’t think the book I’m reading or was reading really grabbed me.  It’s the memoirs of Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe.  It’s about him being arrested as a murder suspect Russia, while on tour and, a more than crooked judicial system.  I think I left off in the 2nd chapter & a lot of it I knew already.

 

Kim went out yesterday she HATES baseball!  April 3rd is the day we will part for the summer.  She can watch what she likes on one TV & me on the other.  It’s going to be awkward when there’s company with 3 guys, spooning watching baseball.  Nah, we like each other we’ll keep the other around, we just don’t watch as much TV together after the shows end for the summer & I’m glued to baseball & CFL.

It’s been almost 4 months with this screwed up nerve.  2 nights ago, I couldn’t find a comfortable.  It’s not serious pain, just enough to not do anything to bother it.  When I do, I regret it terribly.

I laid down for a nap on the couch after the ball game since Kim was still out.  I was in & out of sleep, listening to music.

 

Stone Sour on tour this summer with Korn

 

MAY 26ROCKLAHOMA (MAY 26-28)PRYOR, OKTICKETSRSVP

JUN 22SHORELINE AMPHITHEATREMOUNTAIN VIEW, CATICKETSRSVP

JUL 13ROCK USA 2017 (JULY 13-15)OSHKOSH, WITICKETSRSVP

JUL 14ROCK FEST CADOTT, WITICKETSRSVP

JUL 16CHICAGO OPEN AIR FESTBRIDGEVIEW, ILTICKETSRSVP

JUL 20XFINITY CENTERMANSFIELD, MATICKETSRSVP

JUL 25BUDWEISER STAGETORONTO, CANADATICKETSRSVP

JUL 26BB&T PAVILION CAMDEN, NJTICKETSRSVP

JUL 27PNC BANK ARTS CENTERHOLMDEL, NJTICKETSRSVP

JUL 30DTE ENERGY MUSIC THEATRECLARKSTON, MITICKETSRSVP

AUG 01RIVERBEND MUSIC CENTERCINCINNATI, OHTICKETSRSVP

 

HIM farewell tour

http://loudwire.com/him-ville-valo-band-run-its-unnatural-course-farewell-tour/

For the odd time I listen to this, I should just get rid of it.

 

North American touring dates for Prince’s band “Revolution”

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/princes-revolution-expands-north-american-tour-w470529

 

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“Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

STUPID NERVE……………….STILL?!?!

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I fell asleep to “Halestorm” their 3 Eps of cover songs 6 songs on each EP.

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Being at home while doing nothing but stretching, being limited as to what you can do with a pinched nerve is OK for about a few days or a week, but 2 months is WAY too long.  I’m bored though, I would like to do something productive & when I try to do something I go “Rrrrrrrrrright, that’s why I can’t do this!”  I don’t remember what it was like out of my rehabilitation center, but I don’t think it was this awkward?  I’ve been sitting around doing just about nothing for around 2 months other than very light exercise & stretching.  We’ve got my referral to a physio therapist, were just waiting for them to call when they have an opening.  I’m OK until I stand, then after about 5 seconds of standing everything tightens up.  My foot starts to tingle, the back of my knee gets sore, my calf gets very sore, & my butt cheek gets incredibly sore.

The good thing that has happened is that I’m pretty sure I survived the holidays without packing on the pounds!  More & more of my shirts are fitting me!

 

Pentatonix shared it….

 

Pearl Jam shared it….

 

25 years ago on January 17th Green Day released the album “Kerplunk”, the predecessor to “Dookie”

 

I guess ‘Audioslave’ are reuniting for one show.

http://loudwire.com/audioslave-reunite-prophets-of-rage-friends-anti-inaugural-ball/

 

It’s Jonathan Davis’ 48th birthday today.  The singer from Korn.  I can’t tell you much about Korn I was never really into them.  They were HUGE in the late ‘90s & early 2000s though.

http://loudwire.com/korn-albums-ranked/

 

“Dust” by Tremonti was the 3rd studio album.  Many people call it the best of the 3 albums.  I’d have to disagree with the “All I Was” or “Cauterize” albums were my personal favourites.  Here is a song from each album in order of release beginning with the album “All I Was”

All n’ all it’s subjective.  I’m not the norm in this case.

 

25 most anticipated TV shows of 2017.  Because I don’t watch enough TV?  Rrrrrright!

That was easy only one I’d like to see is the TV series of “Fargo”.  We don’t get the app for Hulu in Regina, HBO is expensive ($20/month) & we’ve never checked for the FX channel?

 

On March 10th Sub Pop, the Seattle based music label, will release the remixed and expanded reissue of Soundgarden’s Ultramega OK.

It’s available for preorder on iTunes, but I think I’m good this is for you if you like.  I don’t really listen to their 2nd album much, “Louder Than Love”

 

The Agonist shared it……

 

The awkward moment when Trump attended a Black Sabbath concert

http://www.nme.com/news/music/black-sabbaths-tony-iommi-describes-awkward-time-donald-trump-attended-bands-gig-1948051?lazyload=0&utm_source=flipboard&utm_medium=app&utm_campaign=flipboard_rss_feed&utm_content=nme&utm_campaign=nme-18-jan-18-01-2017&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

 

Jamiroquai are back & cool again.  I only have random songs all from their greatest hits album on iTunes which has over 50 songs I believe.

http://www.nme.com/blogs/nme-blogs/whisper-jamiroquai-cool-heres-1949462

 

20 albums that will turn 20 years old this year.  Now I feel really old.  I was in grade 11 at the time they were released??????????????????????????????

http://www.nme.com/blogs/nme-blogs/albums-turning-20-in-2017-1942223

Yes, I own these 3 & a few more………………………….on CD.

 

Article with Mark Tremonti (singer/guitarist for Tremonti also guitarist & co-writer for Alter Bridge)

https://thesymphonyofrock.com/2017/01/16/mark-tremonti-the-lean-mean-writing-machine/

I think I got very close to the long note at the once out of the 8 or 9 times we rehearsed it & played once?

 

I listened to the “Dystopia” album by “Megadeth” that was released in January of 2016.  I liked it for a while then I did like it & this time around, I’d say it’s not too bad.

 

Best hard rock albums of 2007

http://loudwire.com/10-best-hard-rock-albums-of-2007/

CENSORED LANGUAGE ONLY AT THE BEGINNING, THEN YOU’RE GOOD TO GO!!!

 

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WEEKEND UPDATE

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Friday evening I watched the Blue Jays lose 2-0 to Cleveland in game 1 of a best of 7 series.  Cleveland won the game, Blue Jays didn’t really lose it.  If they can score 4-7 a game they should be able to win the series?  The Blue Jays scoring 4 runs in a game is not out of the question.  They have scored that many in one inning multiple times this year.  I think their “mantra” should be “Do what I did to get here, then do just a bit more”.  Pretty difficult to win a game when you don’t score.  Either way, this team will look very different next year.  I think there’s 8 players who have contracts expiring in the offseason & Rogers won’t be opening the purse strings to sign them all.  That includes some big names; Bautista, Encarnacion, & Michael Saunders.  Then some that will venture into arbitration.  This year is sort of a catch 22 for the GM & President.  If they win, everyone that can will be asking for more money, even now that they’re in the playoffs this could happen.  If they lose, well it’s a business of what have you done for me lately?

Saturday morning, I should have just stayed in bed, it was a day of Murphy ’s Law.  “This was easy yesterday, why not today?”  Then I get mad at myself.  The afternoon & evening turned out to be much better!  We went over to Corey & Jolene’s place for the Saskatchewan Roughriders win their 5th game of the year, 4 wins in a row.  Kim’s back was out for Hannah’s 3rd birthday.  Hannah got her birthday gift today from us, & we got supper and birthday cake!  Oh, and beer mmm!  Came home to watch the recorded Blue Jays game.  2 losses in a row.  Pretty hard to win 2 games when score 1 run over the course of 2 games.

 

Corey’s trying to sell me on Apple Music.  I use it to preview an album in it’s entirety, but if Apple Music goes down, there goes my music.  So I purchase my music through iTunes.  Sure, I spend more money & I have to cool it now, but what I have will always be there, I own it.  If Apple, with their steady decline in the market, takes away my music, that’s flat out stealing from a customer?  At first when he started using it he said something to the tune of “Make a list of what you listen to on Apple Music.  If it goes down, then purchase it.”  Solid point, but I can’t spend $600 all at once on music?  I’m just not comfortable with streaming sites.  Streaming site or not, artists aren’t making nearly as much money as they used to.  All of the 1980s hair metal groups made a pile of money & pretty much got whatever they wanted, so why not pay for music now?  I look at streaming sites as cheap satellite radio X 100.  You can listen to exactly what you want to hear, but it could be taken away at any moment.  That’s just how I see it.  Use a streaming site or not, there’s no manual about how to use the internet.

Everybody has a cell phone, I choose not to.  Does that make me or anyone else “with or without” wrong?  I don’t think so?

 

Sunday, try to do as little as possible, unless Kim has some fancy idea that I’d have to help her with.  We don’t do much on Sundays.  Kim gets groceries & cleans, steams her work close.  I do what I’m told.  Once that’s done, it’s couch time!

 

In Flames album trailer for the album “Battles”

 

10 best Metallica riffs

http://loudwire.com/10-greatest-metallica-riffs/

What’s funny is listen to these 2 riffs!  They’re identical, Queens of the Stone Age just split the Metallica riff in half & it’s played on bass.  If you’re a guitar player, look up the music or tab!

 

Another tune from “Jimmy Eat World”

 

Brody Dalle, formerly of “The Distillers” now married to Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age, has a new video.  I guess it’s from the 9 song album she released in April.  I wasn’t a Distillers fan.  This is all news to me.  This song seems to be good though!

Here’s a song from “The Distillers” & yes the singer is Brody Dalle.

A few people I went to SIAST with were casual fans of “The Distillers”.  That’s the only reason I know their name.

 

Progressive Metal round table.  The music you don’t tap your foot to the beat!

http://www.musicradar.com/news/guitars/prog-round-table-steven-wilson-mikael-akerfeldt-and-bruce-soord-in-conversation-643304

 

“Korn” fans it’s been 20 years since the release of “Life is Peachy”

http://loudwire.com/korn-life-is-peachy-album-anniversary/

 

100 greatest TV shows of all time.

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/lists/100-greatest-tv-shows-of-all-time-w439520

Remember to “PIVOT”

 

Soundgarden is releasing “Black Hole Rum” at “Full Tilt Ice Cream” locations in Seattle on October 30th.

I like Soundgarden & ice cream, Seattle’s too far for me to get ice cream.

 

3 years ago “Pearl Jam” released the album “Lightning Bolt”.   Not terrible to me but not their best album.

 

I don’t know if I’ve shared this before or not.  I do see it quite frequently though?

http://loudwire.com/disturbing-songs-that-people-love/

Well we all know about this one, at least most people my age, or most of those who have looked up the meaning?

 

5 reasons hate “Lamb of God” LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I’m just the messenger.  I’m also a fan of “Lamb of God” &”Pantera”

 

Is Phil Anselmo, Pantera singer, a racist?  LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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“Learn from your mistakes & don’t repeat them”-Chris

Stay safe out there,

Chris    “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

 

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I fell asleep to “Queens of the Stone Age” the album “….like clockwork”.  Guess who played drums on this album?  The name rhymes with Rave Roll?

I exercised to “A. D.D.” the album “Core” then “Alice in Chains” their Greatest Hits” the songs before singer, Layne Staley, died from a heroin overdose.

I remember Chris Messer telling me that the band I was with in university, should play “Man in the Box” my voice hadn’t completely changed from being a bass singer in high school yet.  The song was pretty difficult for me.

 

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I exercise daily because I have to if I want to walk again.  I miss it when I’m supposed to be relaxing.  The part I really like about it is my rotation of T-Shirts that fit has grown!  Seems as though each week I can add another shirt into the mix.  This week started off with the addition of 3 T-Shirts.  That’s my wardrobe, concert T-Shirts & mostly shorts.

I really don’t like the heat!  Our windows face south so it’s always warm in here.  Even if the blinds are closed, even in the winter, it can get up to 89F or 28C.  Far too warm for me!  In the summer I can turn on the air conditioner to keep it at 22C.  In the winter I’m hooped?  I don’t even turn on the heat.  I did last winter & it kicked in 3 times, the rest of the winter it was really “hot in herre” even when I left the door open.  The heat from the sun kept it at a more than balmy 89F, 31C.  If we were going out I’d keep my shorts & T-Shirt on & bring my jacket with me.  I don’t wear my winter jacket much, usually a bunny hug/hoodie.  If you’re from Saskatchewan you know what a bunny hug is, if you’re anywhere else & say that, people look at you like you’re absolutely crazy!  That or on occasion in other Canadian provinces someone will say “So, you’re from Saskatchewan I assume?”

 

Alter Bridge behind the song “Poison in Your Veins”

 

50 disturbing songs people love

http://loudwire.com/disturbing-songs-that-people-love/

 

Consequence of Sound review “Deepwater Horizon”

 

Steven Avery, Making a Murderer, is engaged.

http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/news/making-a-murderer-subject-steven-avery-gets-engaged-w442409

 

“10,000 Days” was most recent album released by Tool.  Here are some funny ways that fans are looking at this dry spell.

http://loudwire.com/funniest-new-tool-album-memes/

 

Sharon Osbourne discussing her marriage with Ozzy Osbourne on “Conan”

http://loudwire.com/sharon-osbourne-she-and-ozzy-worked-out-marital-issues/

 

I guess you can stream the new “Opeth” album already.  Release is tomorrow.  If you plan on streaming it today, you should tell your boss you’ll see them on Monday?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/premieres/hear-opeths-progressive-lovelorn-new-album-sorceress-w442549

 

Benedict Cumberbatch sings with Pink Floyd singer David Gilmour.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/david-gilmour-benedict-cumberbatch-sing-comfortably-numb-w442606

 

“The Pretty Reckless” made a video for the song “Take me Down”

http://vevo.ly/ED3Oaf

 

Check out this acoustic show in Regina!

“Dear friends, as you know I play very few shows, in an attempt to remedy this I’m playing a show this weekend (Saturday) at the cathedral social hall (formerly the freehouse) with my homies Mitch Fraser and J.D. Lemire. Shows starts at 9 and there is no cover so if you’re feeling like an outing and some live local music come on by! We’ll be playing some of my own music and some acoustic renditions of room333 songs.”

 

 

Hahahahaha!  Donald Trump!  He won’t EVER live this down

 

“Korn” with Corey Taylor of “Slipknot”

http://loudwire.com/korn-a-different-world-slipknot-corey-taylor/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAmszB9UE_4

“It’s on www.youtube.com but don’t you dare promote it!”  OK, I’m not a fan of “Korn” anyways.

 

Paul Simon on Austin City Limits.  I love the album “Graceland”!!!!!!!!

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/preview-paul-simons-joyous-debut-acl-performance-w441997

 

Chocolate mint stout available at Rebellion this afternoon!  “HAPPY, HAPPY, JOY, JOY”

 

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Stay safe out there,

Chris

“Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

WHOA………….HANG ON THERE. I’M DONE WITH THE GUN CONTROL STUFF!

I fell asleep to “Lynyrd Skynyrd” their double album of “Greatest Hits”

I exercised to “Clutch” all 13-15 albums on shuffle

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I was thinking to myself the other day. I must have been “The Best of What’s Around” for a third baseman when I played baseball. If you’re a back catcher, 2nd baseman, short stop or center fielder, hitting is a bonus, defense is usually the priority at those positions. If you’re plying any spot other then the ones mentioned or pitcher, you had better be able to hit. I couldn’t hit at all. Every game though I’d show up & look at the lineup for the game & 99% of the time it was Chris Fraser batting 9th, playing 3B.

I don’t know how good I was, but I wasn’t ever afraid of the ball. If the ball was hit in my direction, I’d attack it, like I was taught to. As long as it didn’t get passed me I was satisfied! I don’t remember ever diving for a ball, I did throw to 1B on the run though.

Knowing who was at bat always helped, more so knowing their batting tendencies & where the ball would be hit. I remember the lead off hitter for the Moose Jaw team would almost always hit a ground ball to me. Usually it was a guaranteed out. Bounce 2 or 3 times, smother the ball & toss him out at first base, roughly 127′ away.

I know exactly why people get bored watching baseball. It’s a physical reaction every pitch to the chess game going on in a players head. Everybody on defense has somewhere to be no matter where the ball is hit. When a hitter comes to the plate, you should be thinking of 8-10 different possibilities, and they change with each pitch.

The hitter & runner are thinking through different scenarios as well with each pitch. When I sit down to watch a ball game, I think along with the players. That’s why I watch as much Blue Jays baseball as possible!

Lamb of God share new ‘Embers’ video

http://noisey.vice.com/blog/lamb-of-god-embers-morton-essay http://vevo.ly/efurSj

I don’t think this tour will ever end?

http://loudwire.com/guns-n-roses-2017-tour-dates-japan-australia/

Billie Joe Armstrong, Green Day singer, compares Donald J. Trump to Hitler

http://loudwire.com/green-day-billie-joe-armstrong-compares-donald-trump-to-hitler/

Remember the Jonbenét Ramsey case from 20 years ago? It’s coming to CBS this fall.

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/watch-compelling-new-jonbenet-ramsey-docu-series-trailer-w435044

Can’t say I’m much of a fan of ‘Faith No More’. I know 1 song that most people my age know.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/faith-no-more-reuniting-with-chuck-mosley-for-two-shows-w435084

REALLY? Trump had advisors the entire time? He still said whatever came to mind?

http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/trump-campaign-advisors-steve-bannon-kellyanne-conway-roger-ailes-w435016

BAD ADVISORS BAD!!!!

If Donald Trump wins the election, here comes WWIII. Then I’ll say “It’s been a good ride world! Here comes Armageddon”!

New version of the “Oasis” hit “D’you know what I mean?”

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/watch-new-version-of-oasiss-dyou-know-what-i-mean-video-w435053

Honestly, I just bought 2 Oasis albums that were released in the ’90s

War Dogs movie review by Rolling Stone

http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/reviews/war-dogs-movie-review-w434655

18 years ago ‘Korn’ released “Follow the Leader” LANGUAGE IN THE VIDEO BELOW!!!!

http://loudwire.com/korn-follow-the-leader-album-anniversary/

“Prophets of Rage” speak about thwarted prison show.

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/videos/watch-prophets-of-rage-talk-thwarted-prison-show-w434830

LANGUAGE BELOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

We have the movies & videos, but she no longer has a living father.

http://www.nme.com/filmandtv/news/watch-robin-williams-daughter-talk-about-coping-wi/415074?utm_campaign=nme-18-august-2016-18-08-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

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Chris “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres

ROUGH NIGHT, MORE SO FOR KIM/MORALITY ISSUE REGARDING OZZY

I exercised to “Big Wreck” the album “In Loving Memory of…..”

From their first album released in 1997. This is a live version from Roy Thompson Hall w/ The Toronto Symphony Orchestra. This is also the song they were playing in 1999 when I broke my nose at a 1 day festival in Saskatoon called Edgefest. Still the only broken bone I’ve ever had.

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Yes, we had a rough night, that’s why I don’t remember what I fell asleep to. I do remember listening to 1 of 4 or 5 entire albums “Pearl Jam” the album “Yield”

Kim was up & down from the bed last night. Brewster has terrible anxiety when just about anything out of the ordinary happens. Last night there was a storm. The first crack of thunder & Brewster starts freaking out. Up & down of the bed, which means Kim has to help him up onto the bed, he is small & can’t jump that high. He has anti-anxiety pills, valium, he doesn’t take them if he smells it inside of whatever bite of food we try to cover it in? I understand why he doesn’t like it, so does Kim. He trips & falls over when he gets a pill, & it’s not good for his liver.

By the time I fell asleep it had to have been after 1:00 am? Kim was up much longer cleaning up Brewster’s poop & pee while he wandered throughout the house, then I fell asleep after useless trying to calm him down. Kim figures she got 2 hours of sleep because he wouldn’t take his pill.

He’s 10 ½ years old now. You think he’d be over this but he’s not. Guess who’s sleeping in his bed on the floor beside me? We’re not supposed to coddle him when he’s panting & pacing around the house, so we don’t, but he still does it anyways.

The rest of this I wrote yesterday!

A SHORT RANT ABOUT NOTHING THAT BECAME A LONG RANT

I love watching the Toronto Blue Jays pregame, it’s good for a laugh! It’s fun watching the Blue Jay analyst, Gregg Zaun, get so bent out of shape because of new rules. He was a catcher in the major leagues for 15 years, I believe mainly a back up catcher, I could be wrong? His last game played was in 2010. He’s now a part of a ½ hour pregame show on every Blue Jay game. What I find amusing is that I hear him, almost daily, say “The game’s been played this way forever! Why change it now?”. Well, “….it’s called evolution baby….”

Now onto “Prime Time Sports with Bob McCowen” who defends Blue Jay knuckle ball pitcher 42 year old R.A. Dickey. I only watch his first hour on Mondays & Fridays when he takes calls from anyone about any sport. The Blue Jays acquired Dickey in 2013. He won the Cy Young award in the National league in 2012 with the NY Mets. After his win Tuesday evening in Houston he is currently 8W-12L for the year. Pretty bad if you ask me. I, like many others including himself, have no clue how he’ll pitch on any given day? The knuckle ball is different than any other pitch & few people can throw it. It does not spin, without it spinning it floats, flutters, & dives where ever. You throw it towards the catcher & hope it hits the strike zone. Personally, too much of a risk for me.

I listen to Bob McCowen & he says “Wait until Dickey gets to the 2nd half of the season, he’s really good!” Great Bob, that makes me feel better……wait…………..a full season is 32 starts. So 16 of them I’m not supposed to worry about? The games in April count as much as the games in September I thought. So including Tuesday’s win he’s 1W-3L in his last four games & we’re in the 2nd half of the season? Great!…………………….I’m confused?

Starting pitcher Aaron Sanchez is 24 years old & on pace to have a Cy Young year. The Cy Young award is given to the 2 best pitchers during a season, 1 National league pitcher & 1 American league pitcher. This is Aaron Sanchez’s first full year as a starting pitcher. The Blue Jays brass has said he will be going to the bull pen, joining the relief pitchers. Why? They want to baby him so that his arm wont fall off, & save him for the potential playoffs. His arm is safer as a reliever? If his arm falls off who cares where he’s pitching? He’s young & already among the best pitchers in the game. What if he moves to the bullpen & the Jays don’t make the playoffs? Now who’s got mud on their face? What are you going to do with him next year?

Ha! I’m not the only one! Most Blue Jay fans will agree!

http://www.sportsnet.ca/baseball/mlb/john-smoltz-doesnt-like-blue-jays-handling-aaron-sanchez/

LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!! RIDONCULOUS SONG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

All n’ all it’s a GAME. I disagree with some of this & agree with some of this but I’m just a fan who’s played in the city league from 4-17 years of age, nothing more. I don’t know everything & there’s a reason I’m not a member of the organization.

RANT OVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I do like my Rebellion Beer!

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/rebellion-partners-with-regina-open-door-society-1.3703919

Ozzy Osbourne is a sex addict?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/ozzy-osbourne-enters-intense-therapy-for-sex-addiction-w432495

Gerber & Gerber “Suicide Squad” review courtesy the Consequence of Sound

I’m sold!!!!! I’ll purchase the blu-ray & maybe Batman v. Superman. I bought Batman v. Superman on iTunes, but no surround sound, much like Star Wars on Netflix, but I have that blu-ray.

Nirvana lyrics, can you fill in the blank?

http://www.nme.com/blogs/nme-blogs/quiz-complete-these-nirvana-lyrics?utm_campaign=nme-3-august-2016-03-08-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

According to bassist/singer, Tom Araya, Slayer’s future is uncertain. LANGUAGE IN THE VIDEO BELOW!!!!

http://loudwire.com/slayer-kerry-king-tom-araya-very-unclear-future-of-band/

I REALLY don’t like cell phones! If you’re outside and it’s windy or storming or screwing up your voice talking to me & we can’t understand each other, I’m out. If I ever get a cell phone please don’t text me. I wont give you the number & I’ll use it strictly as a home phone only. It’s not coming with me ever.

A problem I don’t have at the moment!

http://loudwire.com/tom-morello-gear-does-not-matter/

^^All of this from a guitar player who’s guitar sounds nothing like a guitar. Hahahaha!

Nine Inch Nails fans check this out! New music?

http://loudwire.com/are-nine-inch-nails-planning-september-single-release/

There’s more Ozzy Osbourne news out there if you want it? It seems like more of a personal matter to me. I don’t feel the need to share it or read it myself. MILD LANGUAGE!!!!

Pokemon theme in 20 different styles.

http://loudwire.com/anthony-vincent-pokemon-theme-blink-182-nine-inch-nails/

Why the “Stone Roses” turned down Slash’s offer.

http://www.nme.com/news/the-stone-roses/95446?utm_campaign=nme-daily-4th-aug-04-08-2016&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter

LANGUAGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Pantera photo book coming!!!!!

http://loudwire.com/a-vulgar-display-of-pantera-photo-book-september/

I didn’t even know “Head” from Korn had said anything?

http://loudwire.com/korn-brian-head-welch-urges-christian-fans-open-hearts-transgender-community/

I have a few “Bush” albums, but I’ve sort of abandoned them, other than the first album

http://loudwire.com/bush-fall-2016-north-american-tour/

First song I learned to play on guitar & sing live.

Alter Bridge shared it. Here comes a TON of Alter Bridge news for me to sift through in the next 4-6 months.

Opeth recording guitar for their single “Sorceress”

The Agonist full album out September 30th. No preorder yet.

Anybody thinking about a specific 19th Century ax murderer?

http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/features/lizzie-borden-why-a-19th-century-murder-still-fascinates-us-w432670

The genius behind The Beatles recordings

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/features/george-martins-son-talks-fathers-genius-beatles-love-w432600

Questions we’re all left with after binge watching “Stranger Things” on Netflix!

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/stranger-things-8-questions-we-still-have-w432689

Aziz Ansari on Jimmy Fallon

http://www.rollingstone.com/tv/news/see-aziz-ansari-fallon-read-sad-dating-texts-by-candlelight-w432699

Britney Spears pranks Jimmy Kimmel

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/see-britney-spears-midnight-prank-at-jimmy-kimmels-house-w432696

How would you rank the Smashing Pumpkins’ albums?

http://loudwire.com/smashing-pumpkins-albums-ranked/

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Why did this turn into a music blog? Because “music is a BIG ^%$#@&*^* DEAL”-Dave Grohl

Learn something from your mistakes and don’t do them again”

I feel good about the good things and bad about the bad things”-David Eric Grohl


Bye,

Chris “Be kind to one another”-Ellen Degeneres