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Friday, October 23, 2009

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Snicker Bars Pie

What a beauty from RECIPEGIRL. Go here.. http://www.recipegirl.com/2008/08/26/snickers-bar-pie/
Photo by Rex Roof

Wednesday, October 07, 2009

New Photos of Crystal Sincoff

New Photos of Crystal.

Saturday, October 03, 2009

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Scary Halloween Cookies Video

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Hear 'BE HEAR' Here

WOW! Sounds great...'Be Hear's Demo CD. Click here for my copy or on the 'PEARLS AND ROSES' Side bar on right to hear Cara's copy. Go here for my copy.. http://www.reverbnation.com/beheartooTunes (C) 2009. All Right Reserved.
Photo by Jeannie Isaac.

Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Got some bananas? Got Peanut Butter? Well, OK then...ADVENTURESOFKITCHENGIRL has a great recipe. Go here.. http://kitchengirljo.blogspot.com/2009/09/peanut-butter-banana-bread.html
Photo by foodistablog

Thursday, September 17, 2009

One RingyDingy--Lily Tomlin Video--Humor.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Views On Aging By George Carlin

Friday, September 11, 2009

Italian Meatballs Video

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Oh So Good Cookies

MENNONITEGIRLSCANCOOK had this yummy recipe posted. Go to.. http://mennonitegirlscancook.blogspot.com/2009/09/oh-so-good-cookies.html
Photo by jasonlam

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Crystal Sincoff

Crystal Sincoff. Photo by Crystal Sincoff.

Sunday, August 30, 2009

Peach Pecan Bread

This looks so GOOD. Go here To VINTAGEVICTUALS. ......http://www.vintagevictuals.com/2009/08/peach-peacan-bread.html
Photo by dichohecho

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Cancer Benefit Today

Photo by dutchtl.

Saturday, August 22, 2009

See You Tonight

Tonight, Saturday, August 22nd,at 8PM ...what a treat. 'Be Hear' performing at the Blue Bottle Cafe in Yelm. Show from 8PM 'til 10:30PM. 'Be Hear' Featuring the lovely Cara Clarke/vocals, Stefan Abuan/guitar and my Bartlett On Bass.There's lots of great food and drink at the Blue Bottle. Michelle always has fantastic specials, organic espressos, beer and wine too. Join us tonight.
WHERE: Blue Bottle Cafe 8PM
309 East Yelm Avenue- 360/458-4611
http://www.bluebottlerocks.com/Photo by kolandracas.

Thursday, August 20, 2009


Photo by Me-Liss-A

Monday, August 17, 2009

Michelle's Advice

Thanks Michelle Jones.

Friday, August 14, 2009

The Latest From Crystal

Photos by Crystal Sincoff.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Every Girl's Dream

Soon after my wife and I met,
She mentioned how she really wished that
She could afford a riding lawnmower.

She was a single gal that worked all day
And was often tired in the evening
When she got home from work. So, being the handy sort of guy that I was, I made her a riding lawnmower. I guess I thought that
She would squeal with delight And give me a big hug. To this day,
I have never been able to understand
Why women are so darned hard to please.
Thanks Kath.

Monday, August 10, 2009

'Be Hear' Playing August 15th

'Be Hear' will be performing on Saturday, August 15th 8PM at the 'Blue Bottle Cafe' in Yelm, featuring lovely Cara Clarke on vocals.
What a wonderful night. Cara Clarke/vocals, Stefan Abuan/guitar and my Bartlett On Bass AND a special guest drummer, Tom Murphy for this show. We're very excited about playing with Tom; he has BIG credentials, having been with Robert Cray’s band.

Come earily stay the whole show[music 8PM to 10:30] have a bite to eat. Michelle always has great food, soups, salads, and specials. Organic espresso, beer and wine too.
Image by Cara Clarke.

WHERE: Blue Bottle Cafe 8PM
309 East Yelm Avenue

Family Photos From the '90s.

Photos by Crystal Sincoff. Taken Christmas time, in Bellingham, Washington. 1996 or 1997.

Saturday, August 08, 2009

Amazing Bass By Tal

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Erik's New Zealand Trip

Beautiful Photos by Erik and Crista from their New Zealand trip.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

No Bake Whipped Lemon Cheesecake

WOW. Cheesecake that no bake and easy. Let's eat it everyday. From MENNONITEGIRLSCANCOOK. Go here.. http://mennonitegirlscancook.blogspot.com/2009/08/no-bake-whipped-lemon-cheesecake.html
Photo by vortistic

Gigs This Month

Friday, July 31, 2009

Cool Off With Lemon Cream

Delicious sounding recipe for hot weather. Go to... http://karinthekitchen.blogspot.com/2009/07/lemon-cream.html
Photo by lemon-basil sorbet by thebittenword.com

Who What When Where Why And How To Water Your Garden

Photo by GARDEN HOSE - WATER by Beth-Harper . Well, that just about tells it all. Go Here..http://www.courierpress.com/news/2009/jul/30/who-what-when-where-why-and-how-watering-your-gard/

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Where?? Bar Code Information

When Shopping. If the first numbers on the 'Bar Code' tells where the product was made.
Remember if the first 3 digits are:

690-692 … then it is MADE IN CHINA .
00 - 09 … USA & CANADA
30 - 37 … FRANCE
40 - 44 … GERMANY
47 ... TAIWAN
49 … JAPAN
50 … UK

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Carbonated Milk? Weird.

Coke's new product..Carbonated Flavored Milk? What? From link.. "The company promises that Vio is "a refreshing sensory experience" that contains just "a hint of rBGH-free skim milk" and tastes "like a birthday party for a polar ."bear." Go here for the whole story.. http://gothamist.com/2009/07/27/vio_mg_open_wide_for_cokes_new_carb.php
Photo by nice cold ice cold fresh milk by aubergene

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Martin In China Photo

By Danelle Chircop.

Dick Metcalf's Review of Last Saturday Nights' Gig

Sounds like a great night last Saturday at the 'Blue Bottle Cafe' in Yelm when 'Be Hear' played, featuring the lovely Cara Clarke on vocals. Dick Metcalf was there and gives a great review of the whole night. I will be there next time on Saturday, August 8th, 8PM for the next great performance by 'Be Hear'. Read about the gig and about more great music in the area on Dick Metcalf's site ZZAJ. Click here.. http://zzaj.freehostia.com/z93rant.htm
Photo by Listening to Music on the Train by CarbonNYC

Friday, July 24, 2009

Gig Tomorrow Night

Tomorrow, Saturday, July 25th be at the Blue Bottle Cafe 8PM for live music by 'Be Hear'. The featured singer lovely Cara Clarke. With Stefan Abuan/guitar and Steve Bartlett on Bass. There's always wonderful food, coffee, beer and wine at 'The Blue Bottle'. So come earily for something good to eat. and stay to enjoy the show. Laughter and dancing allowed.
WHERE: Blue Bottle Cafe 8PM /$5.00 Donation
309 East Yelm Avenue
Photo from Cara Clarke's facebook site.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

'Be Hear' Saturday

By Cara Clarke.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

What You Say Matters

DNA and Consciousness. Very enlighting article on speech and changing your DNA. Go here.. http://alternativespirituality.suite101.com/article.cfm/dna_changes
Photo by Bootstrap DNA by Charles Jencks, 2003 by mira66
Thank you RSE.

Dam Letter

The Dam

This is an actual letter sent to a man named Ryan DeVries regarding a pond on his property. It was sent by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Quality, State of Pennsylvania . This guy's response is hilarious, but read The State's letter before you get to the response letter.

State of Pennsylvania 'S letter to Mr. DeVries:

SUBJECT: DEQ File No.97-59-0023; T11N; R10W, Sec 20; Lycoming County Dear Mr. DeVries: It has come to the attention of the Department of Environmental Quality that there has been recent unauthorized activity on the above referenced parcel of property. You have been certified as the legal landowner and/or contractor who did the following unauthorized activity: Construction and maintenance of two wood debris dams across the outlet stream of Spring Pond. A permit must be issued prior to the start of this type of activity. A review of the Department's files shows that no permits have been issued Therefore, the Department has determined that this activity is in violation of Part 301, Inland Lakes and Streams, of the Natural Resource and Environmental Protection Act, Act 451 of the Public Acts of 1994, being sections 324.30101 to 324.30113 of the Pennsylvania Compiled Laws, annotated. The Department has been informed that one or both of the dams partially failed during a recent rain event, causing debris and flooding at downstream locations. We find that dams of this nature are inherently hazardous and cannot be permitted. The Department therefore orders you to cease and desist all activities at this location, and to restore the stream to a free-flow condition by removing all wood and brush forming the dams from the stream channel. All restoration work shall be completed no later than January 31, 2007. Please notify this office when the restoration has been completed so that a follow-up site inspection may be scheduled by our staff. Failure to comply with this request or any further unauthorized activity on the site may result in this case being referred for elevated enforcement action.. We anticipate and would appreciate your full cooperation in this matter. Please feel free to contact me at this office if you have any questions.
Sincerely, David L. Price
District Representative and Water Management Division.

Here is the actual response sent back by Mr. DeVries:

Re: DEQ File No. 97-59-0023; T11N; R10W, Sec. 20; Lycoming County

Dear Mr.Price, Your certified letter dated 12/17/06 has been handed to me to respond to. I am the legal landowner but not the Contractor at 2088 Dagget Lane , Trout Run, Pennsylvania . A couple of beavers are in the (State unauthorized) process of constructing and maintaining two wood 'debris' dams across the outlet stream of my Spring Pond. While I did not pay for, authorize, nor supervise their dam project, I think they would be highly offended that you call their skillful use of natures building materials 'debris.' I would like to challenge your department to attempt to emulate their dam project any time and/or any place you choose. I believe I can safely state there is no way you could ever match their dam skills, their dam resourcefulness, their dam ingenuity, their dam persistence, their dam determination and/or their dam work ethic. These are the beavers/contractors you are seeking. As to your request, I do not think the beavers are aware that they must first fill out a dam permit prior to the start of this type of dam activity. My first dam question to you is: (1) Are you trying to discriminate against my Spring Pond Beavers, or (2) do you require all beavers throughout this State to conform to said dam request? If you are not discriminating against these particular beavers, through the Freedom of Information Act, I request completed copies of all those other applicable beaver dam permits that have been issued. (Perhaps we will see if there really is a dam violation of Part 301, Inland Lakes and Streams, of the Natural Resource and Environmental Protection Act, Act 451 of the Public Acts of 1994, being sections 324.30101 to 324.30113 of the Pennsylvania Compiled Laws, annotated.) I have several dam concerns. My first dam concern is, aren't the beavers entitled to legal representation? The Spring Pond Beavers are financially destitute and are unable to pay for said representation -- so the State will have to provide them with a dam lawyer. The Department's dam concern that either one or both of the dams failed during a recent rain event, causing flooding, is proof that this is a natural occurrence, which the Department is required to protect. In other words, we should leave the Spring Pond Beavers alone rather than harassing them and calling them dam names. If you want the damed stream 'restored' to a dam free-flow condition please contact the beavers -- but if you are going to arrest them, they obviously did not pay any attention to your dam letter, they being unable to read English.. In my humble opinion, the Spring Pond Beavers have a right to build their unauthorized dams as long as the sky is blue, the grass is green and water flows downstream. They have more dam rights than I do to live and enjoy Spring Pond. If the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection lives up to its name, it should protect the natural resources (Beavers) and the environment (Beavers' Dams). So, as far as the beavers and I are concerned, this dam case can be referred for more elevated enforcement action right now.. Why wait until 1/31/2007 ? The Spring Pond Beavers may be under the dam ice by then and there will be no way for you or your dam staff to contact/harass them. In conclusion, I would like to bring to your attention a real environmental quality, health, problem in the area It is the bears! Bears are actually defecating in our woods. I definitely believe you should be persecuting the defecating bears and leave the beavers alone. If you are going to investigate the beaver dam, watch your dam step! The bears are not careful where they dump! Being unable to comply with your dam request, and being unable to contact you on your dam answering machine, I am sending this response to your dam office.
Photo by Beaver Lodge - Detroit River by mandj98

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Dirt Dessert

It;s Gummi Worm Day. Here's a great dessert. Go here.. http://candydishblog.com/2009/07/15/dirt-dessert/
Photo by I bought my side dishes by daveynin

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Russ Bartlett--In Austin

Nice new photo of Bartlett's brother, Russell Bartlett. Taken in Austin, Texas. Click here to check on Russ and his new CDs. http://www.russellbartlett.com/ . You can take a listin and buy his tunes at CD Baby. Go here.. http://www.cdbaby.com/Artist/RussellBartlett
Photo from www.russellbartlett.com

Last Saturday Night's Gig

Monday, July 13, 2009

Hot Little Chocolate Chip Pies

OK. I'm in heaven. Go here for the recipe. http://www.picky-palate.com/2009/07/hot-little-chocolate-chip-cookie-pies.htmlPhoto by Teresita carrying baked meat empanadas by blmurch

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I [T. Jan] share and review web sites with music, recipes and gardening information. I have been a mother, wife, nurse, apartment manager, chimney sweep, long distance runner, musician, artist, organic gardener and, A student of the GREAT WORK at R.S.E. Jan does the computer, Steve plays the bass and doesn't speak computer....but Jan doesn't speak bass...so, this works out well for us...Jan writes about music news, and this area's music events. The postings are all mine., . We share ideas about posts. Jan loves to create beautiful blogs to share ideas and keep my brain active, recovering from M.S. and other things. Jan always operate the computer, ..AND, all posts signed by Steve are in his exact words, and All our Sites licensed under Creative Commons. T. Jan.... Steve says..." I love animals, gardening, kids, music, nature and fishing.. A student of R.S.E. Really like being in nature and living simply. Enjoy teaching electric bass. Enjoy our sites." Steve.