My October 2020 Photo of the Month is SN22, taken of the Old Highway 40 Rainbow Bridge near Donner Pass in the Sierra Nevada.
With the Lakers winning their 17th NBA title tonight and finally catching the Celtics for most titles, I found myself struggling to celebrate. With 2020 being a year like no other, even something as great as a beloved sports team winning a championship is a strange thing to ponder.
(Ed. Note – I was writing this post when news showed up that Eddie Van Halen passed away. RIP, EVH. I need to write some thoughts about you and Neil Peart very soon)
Full disclosure: The bribe happened way back a few seconds ago.
To put some of this in perspective, two separate events merged to make this unfortunate event happen.
I don’t remember if I purchased Radiohead’s Kid A on exactly October 2, 2000. I probably did. Back then, it was a quick lunch-time trip to Best Buy to browse their massive Compact Disc layout that took up most of the retail floor space. On an end-cap, you would find the displays with all the “New Releases.” I would have paid in cash. Probably after I made the trip to the bank to cash my paycheck. I don’t think I even had a credit card in 2000. I am not sure if I even had a checking account.
My September 2020 Photo of the Month is SDRP22, taken near Lake Hodges during a cloudy morning in San Dieguito River Park.
Many people consider AC/DC one of the greatest rock bands of all time. This blog is not one of them. This blog will hesitantly admit to enjoying some of their work. Making fun of AC/DC is enjoyable because they have basically shown no development in their music for 45 years. Some bands show consistent development … Read more
My August 2020 Photo of the Month is EC35. This was an image made near Warner Springs, California during a beautiful monsoonal storm.