Teh Squeaky Wheel
It might do more than just “trigger” you.
Happy Thursday, GN.
I suspect it will bring back memories of the Southern Cal Gerbillee to Paddy. When Cali started her fire pit, it registered on the Richter scale.
Sure Happy It’s Thursday, Gerbil Nation!
Good morning, Sven, and Mac!
Mac -- thank you for all the hai-coon yesterday.
Sven -- Mac and I were sitting around the firepit when Cali lit it. The resultant fireball caused us both to fling ourselves backwards and look for scorched spots on our bodies, in addition to a check for missing eyebrows.
Another band I used to love until they went far left, woke, and assholes about it.
A comment on the youtube sums up pretty much how I feel about them.
This is the good stuff. When their politics was subtle, poetic and understated. For some reason they decided we couldn’t get their politics unless they spewed it in our face.
And still a great cover almost 50 years later.
Came across this post on the Siege of Malta in 1565: https://pjmedia.com/columns/raymond-ibrahim/2023/05/18/today-in-history-jihad-unleashed-on-malta-n1696442
Coincidentally, I had just read this novel where the siege figures prominently. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/918095.The_Religion
If you have any interest in medieval times or wars between Christians and Islam, give it a read. It’s quite long and quite graphic, but more or less factually accurate from what I can tell and an interesting story.