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When I was much younger, I used to get The Who and The Guess Who mixed up. I learned to love the different styles of both the bands however. It’s exciting that one of the groups, The Who, will be playing at the Super Bowl. I used to have such a crush on Roger Daltry. When I saw the movie Tommy was on tv earlier this year, I recorded it on my computer. I still love their music and hope they play “Behind Blue Eyes,” “Baba O’Riley” and “Who Are You.” Of course, “Pinball Wizard” is a favorite, but I also play a lot of “Won’t Get Fooled Again,” “I Can See For Miles,” “Magic Bus,” and “My Generation.” “Squeeze Box” used to crack me up. “The Seeker” is on one of my Rock Band games, but I don’t remember for sure which one. The Who are from Britain, and I think the Guess Who are from Canada, but they are both on several playlists in my iTunes.
I braved the snow today to go to CVS in Loogootee. I could be wrong, but I don’t think there is any place in Shoals that sells Advil Cold & Sinus. That product is the only thing that can keep me going when my allergies are bad. It could be a cold or flu, but I’m hoping it’s just allergies that’s had me down for the last couple of days. The trees were so beautiful on the drive over, so I stopped and took some pictures. After Christmas I bought a small little camera to keep with me so I don’t have to haul the DSL around. The snow is nothing like what Carrie is dealing with in the Baltimore/DC area, but I still thought it was really pretty.
I was sad to see that Patrick Swayze died. He is a distant cousin (very distant–he would be my 7th cousin, twice removed) as we both have Judge Samuel Swayze and Abigail Horton as great grandparents. Here is a link about him on my genealogy site. Click it to see our Swayze line.
Here is a link to an article about his fight with cancer. He only had it 20 months, and it seemed to age him years. He and his wife always looked so happy. She has to be devastated. RIP, Patrick.
I attended the Vincennes Rendezvous in May and loved it, although it was very hot that day. Here’s what Wikipedia says about the Spirit of Vincennes: The Spirit of Vincennes Rendezvous is an annual reenactment held on Memorial Day weekend at the French Commons, adjacent to the George Rogers Clark National Historical Park in Vincennes. It is also hosted by the Northwest Territory Alliance (NWTA), and the George Rogers Clark National Historical Park. The event was started in the 1970s, and is intended to introduce visitors to life along the frontier in late 18th and early 19th century Vincennes, particularly during the American Revolution. According to the it’s webpage, the rendezvous may attract 400 to 500 reenactors and 35,000 visitors.
I cannot believe that I had never gone to it before as I love that kind of stuff. These are a few of the hundreds of pictures that I took. It might take a while loading. The tune played is a fife and drum song called “Standing With Roy.”
Click the photo below to watch the video. I moved it to its own page so it didn’t start every time the blog was opened.