Category Archives: Blues

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Fixin’ to Die Blues

Fi     Memphis Earlene says she’s been fixin’ to die ever since she was born.  Fixin’ to die is an important part of the blues lifestyle. “You should try it sometime,” she says. ” I’m determined to outlive the … Continue reading

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You Can’t Have the Blues In France

You can’t have the Blues in France.  Not even if you’re blind. You can’t have the Blues in France.  The language won’t let you. “Je reveillais ce matin” is French for “Woke up this morning”.  The accent falls on the … Continue reading

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I Hate Siri Blues, a Work in Progress

To Siri with Love, by Judith Newman is a heartwarming book. Siri is the best friend and etiquette teacher an autistic boy could have. I am not an autistic boy, and I hate Siri. Memphis Earlene and me, we’re hanging … Continue reading

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I Hate Siri Blues, a Work in Progress

To Siri with Love, by Judith Newman is a heartwarming book. Siri is the best friend and etiquette teacher an autistic boy could have. I am not an autistic boy, and I hate Siri. Memphis Earlene and me, we’re hanging … Continue reading

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Boomer Geezer Blues 2

Memphis Earlene and me back on the Virtual Veranda, all bundled up,  It’s cold outside but we’ve been indoors too long and it’s time to be sociable.  Memphis Earlene still drinking White Russians.  She doesn’t exactly follow the ins and … Continue reading

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Boomer Geezer Blues

Hanging out on the Virtual Verandah with Memphis Earlene and the gang, recuperating from Labor Day festivities, which involved Single Malt Scotch. Now I’m drinking penance–unsweetened cranberry juice. In a gesture of patriotism, Memphis Earlene has renounced White Russians and … Continue reading

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Charlottesville Blues

  I’m pleading with the Laziest Gal in Town to give me just one good blog post. “I’m working on Charlottesville Blues but I can not do it alone.” I tell her. “Ain’t in the mood,” she says. “Plenty of … Continue reading

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