HHD (fake) Cowboy Edition

Sam Elliott played The Stranger in the Coen brothers film The Big Lebowski. “That was great fun,” he says. “The Coen brothers are such brilliant guys.

This one is for PattyAnn, she dug Sam Elliot’s chili

Who doesn’t love TV westerns?
Random cowboy? maybe
I’m your Huckleberry
Disclaimer: One real cowboy was added to this post
Calgary,Alberta -July 14, 2016: Fred Whitfield, 8 time world champion tie-down roper pictured at the Calgary Stampede in Canada.(Jason Franson for ESPN)

 

A Primer On Gretchen Whitmer

The fine governor of Michigan  (and possible VP candidate, which means future POTUS because, let’s be honest, Biden isn’t going to make it long) has been in the news a LOT, so perhaps this should have been done long ago.   Better late then never, so here we go.

Gretchen Esther Whitmer (born August 23, 1971) is an American politician serving as the 49th governor of Michigan.

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I Fought the Meme

It’s coming! Get your bail money ready, and your work boots.

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Thanksgiving Meme

You know what song is gonna be the theme this week, dontcha?

Thanksgiving

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Hillary is a meme

Just kidding, no Hillary memes, just getting you going.

This could be the H2 theme song.

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This is what the read more button looks like, Car in:

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Weekend Metal

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Thorsday Substitute Poat

Since Jimbro is off in the mountains receiving a heavy load from some shady contractor, I’ve agreed to put up a poat.  The old one was smelling worse than your mom after Fleet Week.  We haven’t had a rip-roaring, honest-to-God hurt feelings fight on this blog in far too long, so let’s talk about music.

So, I’m about two weeks out from leaving my job, and by the time you read this I will hopefully have an offer for a new job outside of California.  Even if I don’t, I’m still leaving this state.  And that means one thing… ROADTRIP!  For the past nine months I’ve driven 45-75 minutes each way up to Santa Barbara each day for work.  Obviously, spending that much time on the road means listening to the radio a lot.  Thank the gods for Pandora, and Youtube on my phone.  So I thought I’d put together a list of some of my favorite songs to listen to while driving.  I decided to limit it to ten songs, about what I used to burn on a CD before a long road-trip.  Obviously there are others, but if I had to pick ten to listen to for a couple of hours in parts of the country where the only radio stations are messican polka and the baptist station... the mixture below would be my top choice. Yeah, some of them are covers, but they’re better than the originals for keeping me awake and focused while on the road.

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David Brooks is the Sandwich Artist of Virtue Signaling

From the NYTimes, so don’t click.

Recently I took a friend with only a high school degree to lunch. Insensitively, I led her into a gourmet sandwich shop. Suddenly I saw her face freeze up as she was confronted with sandwiches named “Padrino” and “Pomodoro” and ingredients like soppressata, capicollo and a striata baguette. I quickly asked her if she wanted to go somewhere else and she anxiously nodded yes and we ate Mexican.

American upper-middle-class culture (where the opportunities are) is now laced with cultural signifiers that are completely illegible unless you happen to have grown up in this class. They play on the normal human fear of humiliation and exclusion. Their chief message is, “You are not welcome here.”

–David Brooks

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