8 Days of Mannheim Steamroller for Christmas: Day 6 Greensleeves

Day six of my Christmas Octave of Mannheim Steamroller in Boston features Greensleeves. This is the only song with any lyrics in the performances, even if they were recorded. The videos doesn’t do them justice so catch the tour if you can, their tour map is here.

8 Days of Mannheim Steamroller for Christmas: Day 5 We Three Kings (incomplete)

Day five of my Christmas Octave of Mannheim Steamroller in Boston features We Three Kings Ironically this recording that I ended early was the only one I intended to record. All the others were at the request of DaWife for herself. When she saw me recording this one she said she was already doing so … Continue reading 8 Days of Mannheim Steamroller for Christmas: Day 5 We Three Kings (incomplete)

8 Days of Mannheim Steamroller for Christmas: Day 3 Christmas Lullaby

Day three of my Christmas Octave of Mannheim Steamroller in Boston continues today with Christmas Lullaby. I don't know if this is an original song by them or an adaption of something else but I never heard of the song until Mannheim Steamroller did it. The videos doesn’t do them justice so catch the tour … Continue reading 8 Days of Mannheim Steamroller for Christmas: Day 3 Christmas Lullaby

Freedom From Religion

On which the Bill of Rights is based by baldilocks My cousin Dyllan and I are very much alike and get along very well. This is interesting, since we are related by marriage (he is the grandson of my American dad’s sister), I’m more than old enough to be his mother, and we had virtually … Continue reading Freedom From Religion

8 Days of Mannheim Steamroller for Christmas: Day 2 Joy to the World

Day two of my Christmas Octave of Mannheim Steamroller in Boston continues today with Joy to the World. I like this video because you can see the performers in it and in addition to the music itself if you go to the show and watch the performers, you'll see some real professional work, particularly among … Continue reading 8 Days of Mannheim Steamroller for Christmas: Day 2 Joy to the World

8 Days of Mannheim Steamroller for Christmas: Day 1 Carol of the Bells

My 14 straight days of work since black Friday finally ended on Thursday of last week and on Saturday my wife and I went to the colonial theater in Boston with my oldest to see Mannheim Steamroller, the original Christmas touring band. It was a very nice time. Given the attempts to turn this year's … Continue reading 8 Days of Mannheim Steamroller for Christmas: Day 1 Carol of the Bells

Dec 7th A Day I will always remember fondly thanks to you

Today is the 77th Pearl Harbor day which is remembered as a day of Infamy. Today is also my brother's 64th birthday (which some might also consider a day of infamy) but for me Dec 7th will always be the day when everything turned around for me. A year ago yesterday I had been laid … Continue reading Dec 7th A Day I will always remember fondly thanks to you

Under the Fedora 10 Years at DaTechGuyblog

10 Years ago when the internet and the blogisphere was much younger I launched this blog to keep me busy as I searched for the replacement for the best job I ever had. When I did I had no idea where that would lead, here are some thoughts on the subject combined with some observations … Continue reading Under the Fedora 10 Years at DaTechGuyblog

A Thanksgiving Gift Courtesy of President Trump

My 30th Anniversary Atlanta/Alabama trip with DaWife a few months ago was a real revelation. Before Robert Stacy McCain first urged me to go to CPAC in 2010 and I became a bit known I did little or no traveling.  Post CPAC I traveled for pretty much the first time in my life but always chasing … Continue reading A Thanksgiving Gift Courtesy of President Trump

True Nature of the War on Men

by baldilocks During my recent Road Trip, I visited my parents in New Mexico twice -- once on the way out and once on the way back to LA. ( Side note: many who follow me on social media are aghast that I returned to CA, but I specifically said that I would return, though … Continue reading True Nature of the War on Men

Tripped

by baldilocks Well the danger on the rocks is surely past  Still I remain tied to the mast  Could it be that I have found my home at last  Home at last -- Steely Dan, "Home at Last." Aja, W. Becker, D. Fagan. 1977. Only hours ago, I returned to Los Angeles from my truncated Road Trip. … Continue reading Tripped

Sesame Street outs the Left’s Identify Crisis and the Human Cost of a Post Christian Society.

Yesterday I saw the news story about the Sesame Street writer who claimed that he wrote Bert and Ernie as Gay, Sesame Street's response (which I was only half joking as being "no their not, please don't stop buying our stuff" #rephrased Please please parents don't stop buying our stuff https://t.co/zgIZ6fxMw6 — Peter Ingemi (@DaTechGuyblog) … Continue reading Sesame Street outs the Left’s Identify Crisis and the Human Cost of a Post Christian Society.

Proper Saladry

by baldilocks A special repost in honor of a loved one whose early death was helped along by poor eating habits. Yes, I can occasionally be caught live in the kitchen. Look quick. When growing up, my dinner task was making the salad. My mom bought the goods and I prepared them to her exacting … Continue reading Proper Saladry

Advice About Natural Cure Advice

by baldilocks A repost Here's something many don't know about me: I am a big fan of natural cures. It's recent development--last five years--and it was born of my aversion to prescription medications, of a theory that God has provided all the things in nature needed to maintain good health, and of the desire to … Continue reading Advice About Natural Cure Advice

Easy Yoke, Light Burden

by baldilocks Today was one of those days when I didn't know what I was going to write about until the last second. Then, "out of the blue," God gave me something. My deadline is always 400PM PST and I was a little panicky in my search for a topic, though the boss is very … Continue reading Easy Yoke, Light Burden

Reason That I’m Taking a Road Trip Instead of an Air Trip

One of them anyway ... by baldilocks Well I guess I understand why the DHS is doing this, but ... Federal air marshals have begun following ordinary US citizens not suspected of a crime or on any terrorist watch list and collecting extensive information about their movements and behavior under a new domestic surveillance program … Continue reading Reason That I’m Taking a Road Trip Instead of an Air Trip

Making a Break For It

by baldilocks It's tough to write much today especially since I don't feel like talking about Brett Kavanaugh -- President Trump's SCOTUS pick -- or the Left's nationwide and 20-month long temper tantrum over losing the 2016 presidential election. What I feel like talking about is escaping -- yes, from California, if only temporarily. In … Continue reading Making a Break For It

The Hand That Rocks the Cradle

Whatever is worth doing at all, is worth doing well. - Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield I hate the term "working mom" because it implies that moms who are not employed do not "work." My wife is a stay-at-home mom and she works plenty hard. More importantly, she works hard at things that matter. And the fact … Continue reading The Hand That Rocks the Cradle

30 Tips to Stay Married 30 Years Bonus Tip. Don’t Blog on your 30th Anniversary

Other than magnificent seven writers blogging will be non-existent today And yes I'm putting DaTipJar below because a huge day at DaTipjar would put a smile on DaWife's face which is a good anniversary gift. Consider subscribing. 8 more subscribers at $20 a month will pay the monthly price for the new host/server. Choose a … Continue reading 30 Tips to Stay Married 30 Years Bonus Tip. Don’t Blog on your 30th Anniversary

Crooked Love

by baldilocks Love is in the air. Mass murderer Nikolas Cruz is getting stacks of fan mail and love letters sent to the Broward County jail, along with hundreds of dollars in contributions to his commissary account. Teenage girls, women and even older men are writing to the Parkland school shooter and sending photographs — … Continue reading Crooked Love