The Ramblings of Silver Blue are history, as are the New Ramblings of Silver Blue at this site. Thanks for the company over the years. Just remember: not everything you read in these pages was as it seemed. I’m basically opening the archives back up because of the number of people who have been polite […]
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Yes, boys and girls, we knew it was going to happen. The Ramblings has run its course. It served the purpose I needed it to, even though I didn’t know it. (Graphic by Brandon McFadden) Much as I’m reconstructing myself, maybe I’ll be back on the blogsphere at some point. For now, I have to […]
Three songs — the gist of which she’ll understand. [audio:bnh.mp3] [audio:fnobv.mp3] [audio:ndfye.mp3]
[audio:1958.mp3] Good night.
Even the haters can’t stand the haters. Seems that Fred Phelps and his legion of hate are planning on protesting at Jerry Falwell’s funeral. You know it’s bad when the lunatics can’t decide who they despise more. I just wish God, in all God’s wisdom, would banish this barking moonbat. (Blog may or may not […]
Jerry Falwell is dead at 73. I did not agree with his teachings, his hatred, or his “Moral Majority.” He was loved, however, by some, and I feel for their loss. After all… there is a grave marker that bears the inscription of “As the flowers are made sweeter by the sunshine and the dew, […]
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A watch that captures the essence of Titanic. Of course, with a price tag of 8K – 173K, what would one expect? I’m sure they’ll be beautiful watches, however.
Early news reports from CNN report that Anna Nicole Smith has died after being found unconscious in her hotel room today. (Click for link)
His father passed away today at 3 p.m. Funeral arrangements are TBD.
…to all who lost their lives 65 years ago today. We salute you for your courage and bravery protecting the USA.
Keyed-Up’s dad passed away around 10:45 last night after an extended battle with cancer. Please keep him and those dear to him in your prayers.
…her aunt (almost surrogate grandmother) passed away last night. My prayers are with her, Celtic Mama, and the rest of the family.
I’m back from Northern Virginia, and had several ephiphanies while I was out of town. One came in the form of a phone call; one came in the from of a lightning storm; one came in the flash of hail that peppered from the sky. I’m saying farewell, for it’s not “goodbye”. Pisco — sorry […]
Charles Darwin’s Tortise (age 176) JonBenet’s Mother, Patsy Ramsey Aaron Spelling (TV producer, father of Tori Spelling, whom I will guess never has to work another day in her life) and to anyone who eats a “Krispe Kreme Cheeseburger”. Those things are loaded with fat to begin with; need we add beef and cheese? I […]
Would the last pearson to leave turn out the light? Thanks for everything. See you around.
Gene Pitney has died. Known best for “A Town Without Pity,” “I’m Gonna Be Strong,” “Liberty Valance” and “24 Hours From Tulsa”, Gene also recorded a duet with Marc Almond (of Soft Cell fame) of his hit “Something’s Gotten Hold Of My Heart” in 1989 that renewed interest in his music and in recent years, […]
Dan Curtis (creator of “Dark Shadows” soap) has died.
Lou Rawls, whose mellifluous baritone was featured on hits ranging from his own “You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine” to Sam Cooke’s “Bring It on Home to Me,” has died. He was 72. and Barry Cowsill, a member of the popular 1960s singing family The Cowsills, was found dead on a wharf nearly four […]
Margaret, life-partner of Moses’ friend passed away this morning after a battle with cancer. My prayers and well-wishes go to the survivors. I don’t like getting older. It means those I know, am friends with, like, and even love are passing away.
Went to a memorial service last night. Very touching, the presiding Pastor did a good job. Some might have found the rendition of “Amazing Grace” (almost bluegrass) to be out of place, or perhaps in poor taste. The thing is, the mother of the deceased had specifically asked that that version of the song be […]
…when someone wants to die? Let’s take an 80 year old woman. She suffers from Parkinson’s disease. She’s got double pneumonia and side pleurisy. Her kidneys are shutting down. She lost her husband of almost 40 years in February of this year. She’s been in the hospital for over two weeks and isn’t getting any […]
My high school drama coach has passed on. I hope you enjoy the footlights and curtain calls you so justly deserve, Marilyn. Marilyn Martin “Hollywood” Tucker HAMPTON – Marilyn ‘Hollywood’ Martin Tucker departed this life peacefully Nov. 3, 2005, in Sentara CarePlex Hospital, Hampton, Va. A native of Hampton, she was born the first daughter […]