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Two days till Scout Niblett

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

It's been quite a week. I felt sad and devastated about some of the news that Life brought me this week. Yet, when I put things into perspective, it's no big deal. Time marches forward. I paste another happy mask on my face and and pedal on.

On Thursday, I'm going to see a concert. The awesome Scout Niblett, for a mere $5 at a little hole in the wall downtown. No one else I know even knows who Scout Niblett is, and I'm not sure how I stumbled upon her awesomeness. It sounds like the show is just her, playing a single guitar, or her playing drums. It's not for everyonve, but I'm all about it.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=
0uDlvl7jNn8&feature=related

This song gives me chills, seriously.


There's a girl going with me, an old GF. It's not a 'date' date, nor do I really want it to be. But, I am excited to go out with another grownup and hang out with some good music. And possibly get my crunk on.


In other news, I'm going strong on my 100 pushups challenge. I can do 20+ in a row, and my workout sets are over 70 pushups now! You should see the awesome guns. Health wise, I feel good this week.

I hope you are all awesome today.
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  • EWATER
    Wow - I love the song you linked! Thanks for introducing her to me.

    For the past 15 years, I've listened to 8 hours a day of voice for my job. This has squashed my desire for more sound but not my deep love of music. I was an accomplished musician as a "youngun" and used to track all the latest, greatest, and newest. So every time someone brings me back to it, I'm grateful.

    Ya know, I don't think I've ever gotten a sitter (just a hand-off to a playdate or relative occasionally) since my daughter was born! I truly have forgotten what being an adult is like.
    3128 days ago
  • KUNGFOOD
    emoticon Have fun!


    3136 days ago
  • MOCOHOLO
    Thanks for sharing the song and video - I never heard of Scout before but will check her out.

    Sorry that you've been down lately - sometimes it helps to write about it even if you don't share it. You can always make a blog post private if you need to. And of course, if you want to share, your loyal spark-readers are all here for you.

    Congrats on the push-ups!! I bet we'll be hearing about Al's Gun Show coming to town any day now!!

    Have a great time at the show!!
    3139 days ago
  • NGCHILD
    I haven't heard of Scout either but will check her out -- I am always on the hunt for off the beaten path music.

    Thanks for sharing and enjoy the show!!

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    3139 days ago
  • ALEXSGIRL1
    i loved the scout song never heard it before and it was awesome. please don't be sad alone again you can come and be sad with us. we don't want you to paint a happy face we just need you to be happy. i hope you have an awesome time at the concert. the weather should be getting better soon, more sunshine is good for everyone.
    3139 days ago
  • MARYONAMISSION
    Get your crunk on? Seriously Al? Don't ever type that again please. It sort of disturbed me.
    Absolutely love Scout Niblett. Seriously you always introduce me to the most random, obscure stuff that is so awesome. Kiss, almost made me tear up. It's beautiful. Thank you!
    Oh by the way, good job on the push up challenge. You can do way more than me as I can't even do one.
    Sorry, about your bad news too. If you ever want to talk, I'm here for you buddy. You don't have to pedal on alone.
    3139 days ago
  • no profile photo FRANCOPHILE619
    I like this one

    http://www.youtube.com/w
    atch?v=JtWDDq9h0F8&feature=rela
    ted

    I know what you mean, I aslo enjoy hanging out with other adults! have fun!
    3140 days ago
  • THESHRINKINLADY

    Nice song in that clip you shared. Their voices are great together...very haunting and sensual.

    Have a great time seeing her perform..should be good!

    Keep up the great work on polishing those "guns" :)


    3140 days ago
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