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  • kellirhea

    An Ode to Tony Stewart: Victory and Milk

    By kellirhea in Quixotic Quicksand

    Tony Stewart won the Brickyard 400 on Sunday. Consequently, I was reminded of a poem I wrote about him a long time ago. After all, he is one of my favorite NASCAR drivers. It had been his lifelong dream to ...

  • timoi

    On Tom Waits...

    By timoi in On Another Note

    If you asked me who my favorite songwriter was, I couldn’t give you a straight answer. But in the top 3 most definitely is Tom Waits. If you have never heard of him, don’t be surprised. Tom Waits isn’t exactly ...

  • kellirhea

    Here We Are Now, Entertain Us

    By kellirhea in Quixotic Quicksand

    As far back as my memory allows me to travel, I have always been a music aficionado. As such, I am trying to pinpoint exactly when it was that music really died. Not necessarily in the sense that Don McLean ...

  • kellirhea

    Is this thing on?

    By kellirhea in Quixotic Quicksand

    Tap, tap, tap ”Is this thing on?” (Insert whining feedback noise here.) “Hi. My name is Kelli Rhea, and I’m a ” (No—that’s too cliché.) Ahem “Hello! I’m Kelli Rhea! It’s nice to meet you!” (Booooring.) Ummm “Okay. Let’s break ...

  • timoi

    Put On That Go Gos Record...

    By timoi in On Another Note

    Looks like our president has decided to take a 5 week vacation. How many do they take a year anyway? It just seems odd that recent polls have shown that most Americans are not even able to cash in their ...

  • timoi

    Score One For Secular Music

    By timoi in On Another Note

    There’s an urban artist I really don’t care for. His name is Nick Cannon. He has songs with titles like “Feelin Freaky”, “Gigilo” and “Your Pops Don’t Like Me”. I mean if you look up the lyrics for these songs, ...

  • timoi

    Teens Drink, Adults Baffled, Tim Satirical

    By timoi in On Another Note

    It seems that 76 percent of Cuero students grades 6 to 12 admit to drinking alcohol in the past year.(According to a news story that ran last night on your local news) Cuero has a drinking problem. Who knew? I ...

  • timoi

    Where Have All My Heroes Gone?

    By timoi in On Another Note

    I just realized something I sleep in on Saturdays. I mean, so what right? I’m 29, and I don’t work on Saturday, so I should be sleeping in. But I used to have a reason to wake up so very ...

  • timoi

    It's All Coming Back To Me...

    By timoi in On Another Note

    It's been a surreal couple of days. For some strange reason, I keep running into people I have not seen in about 11 to 12 years. They are all from my youthful past. Some are from previous bands, my first ...

  • timoi

    One More Time With Feeling Lads...

    By timoi in On Another Note

    The Nowhere Heroes are a punk rock band out of Shiner Texas. They are a great bunch of kids all around high school age. They have played all over Texas, and tomorrow night, in a small humble venue, they will ...

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