Saturday Night Ramblings

11 Aug

This is another one of those nights where nothing is coming to my mind. The house is mostly quiet because I am the only one around. The television is on ESPN, but the sound is turned down. The only sounds are the air conditioning and the wine cooler.

Speaking of wine, I just poured a glass, but I’m not big on having a drink when I am alone. Actually, having a drink is not at the top of my list at any time. I will have a glass of something at dinner, but then it will probably be only one. I know that a lot of people will have a cocktail or glass of wine to relax, but I have never had a problem relaxing. I don’t know. Maybe, it is all about control. I like being in that state and completely feeling what is going on around me. That’s hard to do while ingesting a depressant.

So, here I sit with the hum of cooling devices and a glass of wine that is going to be dumped in the sink. All of the rooms are dark except for the one I am sitting in. Obviously, it is an exciting Saturday night. It is so exciting that my mind has emptied itself of anything to write about. To fix that problem, I will throw some random thoughts out there as they pop in my head.

My nephew moved back to college today. He attends to University of Tennessee.

As I tweeted earlier, The Refreshments should have been a bigger band.

Ned Beatty’s speech in Network is awesome.

I miss my wife and will be glad when she gets home tomorrow.

College football will start in a few weeks. The most exciting game I ever attended was Tennessee’s victory over the Miami Hurricanes in the 1986 Sugar Bowl. Man, that has been a long time ago.

Wright Thompson is my new favorite person to follow on Twitter.

The Commodores only had one good song after Lionel Richie left, but Nightshift was one of my favorites.

For some reason, Sports Illustrated does not interest me that much anymore.

I really want to go back to Monument Valley.

Jerry Reed was the best real life person to make an appearance on Scooby Doo.

If you do an image search of Lebanon, Tennessee, then this is the first picture that pops up.City Hall

If you do an image search of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, then this is the first image that pops up.Mt Juliet

If you do an image search of Watertown, Tennessee, then this is the first image that pops up.Watertown

That is all I have. Thanks for making it this far.

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6 Responses to “Saturday Night Ramblings”

  1. Carl D'Agostino August 11, 2013 at 03:55 #

    Wine? I could never have a glass or two of anything. Clean and sober 11 1/2 years.

    • Rick August 11, 2013 at 04:13 #

      Congrats. My good friend is on 22 years, and he doesn’t understand how I can have just one.

  2. Mark R. Cheathem August 11, 2013 at 04:04 #

    I agree about The Refreshments–completely underrated.

    • Rick August 11, 2013 at 04:14 #

      I wonder whatever happened to them.

      • colemining August 11, 2013 at 15:23 #

        I loved the Refreshments. Haven’t listened to them in ages. Will have to pull out the CD. Where DID they go?

      • Rick August 11, 2013 at 16:04 #

        I am not sure where they are physically, but musically they remain on my iPod. They had a lot of great songs, but Banditos is my favorite.

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