Rambles

Phish’s New Album ~ “Joy”

In case you haven’t noticed, Phish is back and on tour. They have also been in the studio recording tracks for a new album, “Joy”, due to be released sometime in August. They have been playing most of these new songs on their current tour. And I gotta say that I rather like them. Of course, I’m also hearing them… Read more →

Turkish Grand Prix – 2009

There was much excitement for the start of this race. Sebastian Vettel managed to take pole position from Jensen Button after qualifying on Saturday. Vettel managed to get a good start off the line, however, a bit of a bungle on turn nine into ten sent him off the road. Button managed to sail past and kept the lead for… Read more →

Carbon Fiber vs. Staffordshire Terrier

Here’s an amusing story about a squirrel, a little dog and a carbon fiber hood scoop: Meet Chuck-Taylor. He is a Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel who lives in the yard and enjoys a healthy diet of sunflower seeds. Chuck has been a regular visitor in the yard for a few years and has quite a maze of underground tunnels all over… Read more →

Chinese Grand Prix – 2009

Race three was held under rainy skies in Shanghai, China. The race was started under a yellow flag and a safety car to continue this season’s trend of not having a clean start to finish race. More yellow flags and another safety car appearance after a couple of crashes by Sutil and Trulli caused more delays during the race. All… Read more →

Vettel ~ Alonso ~ Webber

Formula 1 racing is in China this weekend and judging by qualifying results this is going to be one hell of a race! The performance of the Red Bull cars and drivers was simply amazing. I think the diffuser broo-ha-ha can finally be laid to rest. Not only does Red Bull not have the fancy diffusers, they are also driving… Read more →

PETA Demands Fish Be Re-Named

PETA (People for The Ethical Treatment of Animals) wants fish to be renamed to “Sea Kittens”: It wants to change the image of fish as slimy and slithery creatures by claiming they are similar to cuter, more popular animals. “Would people think twice about ordering fish sticks if they were called sea kitten sticks?” PETA asked on its website. Create… Read more →