Yea Big Blue, Boo Dead Mac, Sunday Whispers

Sparks Of Insanity By Vinny "Bond" Marini Monday, January 14, 2008


Build your vocabulary, feed the hungry...
14,056,707,390 grains donated at this point...

Sitting in the apartment on Sunday and just jotting down thoughts throughout the day...

Did some cleaning...does that excite you to no end? Bought some new air is a Caribbean scent..making me want to feel the sand between my toes... it is not heavy, so no gagging..ok?

Football today...two great games on tap...Hoping Indy can stop LT... and then my Giants take on Jessica Simpson's team the Dallas Cowgirls...

We know Travis is doing a wonderful job on the game in progress recaps, so we will just say we are disgusted with the way the Indy Defense fell apart against an LT-less San Diego team... Peyton just seemed off even with over 300+ yards passing...

Makes next Sunday's AFC Championship game boring as that team from NE will put a real stomping on the Bolts...

Giants take the lead early....then give up a TD to Jessica's team...

"Terminator - The Sarah Conner Chronicles" begins we said on the Radio Happy Hour, we are never really excited when TV tries to take on a movie, but we will give this one a look-see... tonight...

ARG Giants drop a sure interception...

Tomorrow that show that shall not be named begins again... a few weeks of watching delusional people with no voices make us cringe until we get down to some 'hopefully-talented' people...

We leave for St. Cloud, MN on Tuesday... dug into our closet for our winter coat and had to brush the dust off!

Pulled some lasagna and gravy out of the freezer for dinner...yummy yummy....

Interesting responses to our question of Friday regarding whether all y'all actually listen to the music we post, especially when we do Tuneage Tutelages...

Most said they do listen to some, but not necessarily all of the songs. Time constraints seem to be the most popular reason. But in the same breathe many did say the appreciate the music and hope we continue...

psssst...want to know the truth??? We were never going to stop... bwahahahahahahahahahaahahahaahaha

BIG TIME drive by Eli Manning at the end of the first half resulting in a tying TD with :07 seconds left in the first half...Will they start saying Peyton is Eli's big brother instead of Eli being Peyton's little brother after today?

First half ends in a tie and no pictures of Jessica in the stadium yet....

So, went upstairs at half time and the Mac was locked it will not restart correctly...think between all the graphic programs and Tuneage we have just too much on it now and we can not move any off as the CD burner is not working...keep you fingers crossed for us that next month a new one will be arriving...then we can move everything off the one upstairs and use it as a repository for when we start converting our vinyl to digital.

Also hopefully, we will get the one upstairs limping along for a while longer or else there will be a lack of Tuneage for a while as all of our music is stored there and the laptop is work-issued and they do not want us loading tunes on it ...silly, we know...real silly...

Well...there will be a lack of Tuneage for a while...might need to buy an external CD drive to get this one back up and running and not sure that makes sense at the moment...

Well 8 years is a long time for a computer in today's day and age and we have really worked the crap out of the one upstairs...It can not find the system drive right now and we would need to reload the system disc and without the CD drive...well...

We pause for a moment of reflection....


Giants take the lead...21 -17

YES! Interception in the end zone.... GIANTS ON THE WAY TO GREEN BAY!


Well, "Terminator - The Sarah Conner Chronicles" began real hot and with a bang....

We also spent the hour in the chat room for TurnBaby's BlogTalk Radio Show, though we did not listen to the show...the archive is calling...

We have begun to try and work out a way to get that iMac sooner than next to come...

In the meantime, we will use some of the things we had previously uploaded to lifelogger...some we have used before, some we had been saving for future posts...

This is the DAVE MATTHEWS BAND doing their rendition of the classic Bob Dylan song "All Along The Watchtower"

We grabbed this descriiption over at

Dave Matthews Band has played the song since the band's inception in the early 1990s.

Their rendition of the song maintains Dylan's three chord structure and key signature but differs in style. Vocalist and guitarist, Dave Matthews, typically begins the song slowly with just vocals and acoustic guitar. The band members come in after the line "the hour is getting late" and the song tempo and intensity picks up. This is then followed by extended solos taken by the band members culminating with the line that the band chooses to highlight, "No reason to get excited."

The song is often chosen to feature a guest performer since it is a well known rock standard. Watchtower, as it is often referred to by fans, is a concert staple, often performed as a concert closer or encore. Performances of the song, including those played and sung solo by Matthews or with guitarist Tim Reynolds, have totaled more than 500 to date. The group has released the song on more than a half-dozen live albums but has never released a studio recording of the song.


22 Of Your Sparks

  1. Peyton may say that Eli is the better quarterback, but Eli has a ways to go before he can be mentioned in the same club as Peyton.

    Just my humble $0.02, you know.

  2. Julie Says:
  3. I'm here, I'm here. I know I haven't been commenting much...sorry. My laptop freezes up on music sometimes and I have to shut down to get it working again. So I just try to read as many posts as possible before doing that.

    ...and sports...well.....nm...

    Biggie hugs nevertheless my friend!

  4. Schmoop Says:
  5. Speaking of AI, how's that Taylor Hicks record deal working out? Cheers!!

  6. Sparky Duck Says:
  7. The trip for the man from Mississippi just got a whole lot easier

  8. RW Says:
  9. The Dallas Cowgirls haha! I actually got to watch that game yesterday, good game!
    8 years is a long time for a computer, let us know how it goes with external hard drive, I have a Friend in a similar situation, she is about to bury it.
    Great Dave tune Vin! I am rocking it right now!! Have a good day!!

  10. SONGBIRD: One is is one said that made one better than the other though dear...Eli has grown greatly this season, and if I remember correctly, the older brother also struggled his first few years

    JULIE: ALways love when you are here

    MATT-MAN: You know how to must love Huckleberry are so much alike

    SPARKY: Maybe...maybe not Sir...The Big Blue is determined

    ROGER: Glad you enjoyed the music...hopefully it will stay until the new computer can be gotten

  11. Travis Cody Says:
  12. I had the same problem last year with an aging desktop computer. One of the best investments ever was the laptop. Now I'm thinking about a new desktop this year, just to be safe with the music projects I have going. Plus I'm doing my photo project this year too.

    So yup, I'll have to start looking at desktops now too. I just luvs to buy me some gadgets!

  13. Travis Cody Says:
  14. Oh...thanks for the shout out. I enjoy blogging the games, although we had major distractions during the Giants-Cowboys so I didn't do much with that one.

    I'm happy with the result though. At least it gives me a team to follow next week.

    Safe travels tomorrow!

  15. Yes, older brother did struggle in the early years. The Colts were the "Dolts" for many, many years before the Manning era, and that organization only came into its current successful incarnation since Polian and Dungy joined.

    My point is Peyton has a few more tried and tested situations under his belt. And yes, he is home now, but let's not forget he played a major portion of this season using players so far down on the depth chart, no one gave them a chance to even make the playoffs.

    Harrison was rusty, Gonzalez too green, Clark too overworked, and Sanders just plain tired. No excuses, but I think they had a pretty damn good year.

  16. Oh, I love DMB! And "I was never gonna stop"...


  17. Twyla Says:
  18. The first computer I ever owned (it's 12 years old), still works. The kids have it in their playroom and use it to go on the internet and play their crappy webkinz games that I hate. LOL

    Oh, and you can't go wrong with DMB. :-)

  19. Anndi Says:
  20. All I have to say is, watched CNN and there is NO crying in football. T.O., what a wuss.

    Maybe I'm the only one, but Dave isn't playing for me. *sigh*

  21. Anndi Says:
  22. Hmmmmm... works on IE but not the devil Firefox...

    Oh, I pink puffy heart Dave... he was one of my male music crushes... still is.

    And I sent an army of squirrels over to Matt's.

    Matt, that was cold dude!

  23. Mia Says:
  24. Lol at the Carribean scent. Im so glad I can finally put the smelly things on in my place. Kat hated them. hello again scented candles.

  25. Tug Says:
  26. Yeah, what Anndi said - did you SEE T.O.?

    Dude. enough.

  27. Congratulations on the Giants' victory. I was also very shocked by the Colts' collapse.

    L.T. went out, then Rivers...and San Diego wins with Billy Volek? Are you kidding me?

    Have a safe trip.

  28. Mimi Lenox Says:
  29. Welcome To The Band

  30. All I can say is...there is no crying in football or baseball... so with that being said...

    GO PACK!!!!

  31. TRAVIS: You are a guy...of course you love gadgets! LOL - No prob on the shout-out, you deserve it

    SONGBIRD: OK OK...Peyton had a great season...I am a fan... but I am more a fan of Eli right now as I have been a Giants fan for 45 years dear..

    108: KYRA...hehehehehe but you knew I wouldn't

    TWYLA: Well if I can load the system back, this one will also, but it is time for more storage and faster speeds...

    ANNDI: I agree..T.O. looked like a blubbering baby...DMB can play no doubt..and as far as Matt-Man pppffftttttttttttttt

    MIRANDA: I really like is soft and just right

    TUG: I did and I laughed so hard I almost cried too...hehehehehe

    RWA: TY Sir...I was shocked by the SD win..I was

    MIMI: Great job collecting them all

    DIXIE: Sorry, I like Brett...but BIG BLUE IS ON FIRE!

  32. All I could think in the 4th of the Indy game was WHY did they keep trying for the long bomb ala Doug Flukie?! Hello, West Coast Offence anyone?

  33. katherine. Says:
  34. what the hell is Caribbean Scent?

    speaking of computers...I am commenting FROM THE CAR...on the way home from the Easy Rider show in ephn cool is that?

  35. STARR: Confused me too

    KATHERINE: It is a light scent..sorta pina colada but very very light

    THAT IS VERY COOL...i-Phone?


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