Archive for the 'My Sometimes Daily Blog' Category

Carl Palmer vs Buddy Rich

I was over at Bill Murney’s Blog reading about Buddy Rich. The video of Buddy Rich got me thinking how similar it was to some solo performances by Carl Palmer from Emerson, Lake and Palmer. One of my favourite ELP tracks was Tank. The record (yes, vinyl) had especially wide grooves to accommodate the volume […]

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Drambuie 101

It’s cold and bleak here in the land of Oz. We are experiencing a series of antarctic wind blasts that have caused havoc in suburbia and blizzards in the higher altitudes. We have two trains stuck in the Blue Mountains due to trees falling on them but luckily no serious injuries. The wind has been […]

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I can’t think of anything to say

I realize I haven’t posted anything on my Blog for over a month, and this is the last day of June, so I need to post something, even if it’s just to keep my archives looking like I post at least once a month. But what can I write about? I’ve got writer’s block. Luckily […]

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The Meaning of Life

A philosophy professor stood before his class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, wordlessly he picked up a large empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with rocks, rocks about 2″ in diameter. He then asked the students if the jar was full? They agreed that it was. […]

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Life, The Universe and Everyting

We all know that the meaning of life is 42, according to Douglas Adams and the computer Deep Thought. Isaac Asimov had a different but not dissimilar view. None of these views have been taken seriously, so it is time that I lay some serious thought on the universal table. Let’s start with what science […]

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