I have given up trying to spell the word rhythm. I never get it right and half the time I’m so far off, my spellchecker doesn’t even offer a suggestion.
From this day forth, Ry will serve as a stand in for the word.
Ry guitar = rhythm guitar.
I’ll sort out the Ry Cooder conundrum when I come to it.
Thank you for your time and attention.


Wacky and inspiring story of a guy who went out for a quart of milk had a self described mid life crisis and spent the next 11 years walking around the world.

See ya!

It grew out of doing a google image search of the phrase ‘Kunstformen der Natur ‘. That lead to the most extraordinary page(s) of images:


Check it out! It’s one of the most astonishing documents I’ve ever seen.
The book is in the public domain. Links to hi res versions to follow.

I’m sure these car ornaments have been around for a while, but I had never seen one until today.

An amazing look at the night sky. 37,000+ images stitched together.


The story of one lunatic, er, online retailer’s unique approach to exploiting Google search results.
Costarring: Banks, credit card companies and ebay; all found a little lacking.

Via NYT:

Body found in Winnipeg’s Assiniboine River appeared to be decapitated head
Cory Ruf July 5, 2010 – 3:42 pm

‘Just one day after the Queen visited, a body was found floating near Winnipeg’s Forks, a popular marina where the Red and Assiniboine rivers meet…’


Is she complicit in some way and they’re just keeping things ‘hush hush’…? Stay tuned…

I'm totally cool if nothing like that ever happens again...

For about 30 seconds yesterday, I felt like I was floating on an air mattress.
Trouble was, I was lying on the couch at the time!
What a bizarre sensation. The byproduct of a 5.0 quake.

A new song collabo. This one’s shaping up to be pretty cool!
Here’s a hint:


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