the piping plover

this just happened...knock at my door followed immediately by two long rings of my buzzer. 
i say, 'i heard you the first time,' as i open the door with one hand and balance the piece of pizza i was eating…

memory lane 

memory lane - 2.10.19 

it is now february, 2019. my last dispatch was a year ago. it doesn't seem like that long ago because there have been distractions from my bike riding listening project - some of them health related…

today's ride 1.12.18 


batik - batik/ralph towner 

trellis - batik/ralph towner 

debbie downer - courtney barnett/sometimes i sit and think and sometimes i just sit 

etherraggae - third plane/combination music/unreleased 

sideshow - blue magic/soulful spell 


today's ride 1.11.18 

lonesome cowboy bill - the velvet underground/peel slowly and see 

the church where i belong - marty sammon/sammon/holland 190 proof blues 

the cuckoo, too - taj mahal/nat'l blues 

i can't quit you baby - little milton/the…

today's ride 1.19.18

it's a long way to the top - ac/dc/high voltage 

old devil moon - the pacific jazz quartet featuring sasha dobson/unreleased 

hook - pj harvey/rid of me 

i didn't know what time it was - sonny clark/sonny's…

lidia's minestrone 1.6.18

come back to sorrento - carmen mcrae/out of this world 

horse tears - goldfrapp/felt mountain 

heaven - stones/tattoo you 

bendy - dred scott/prepared piano 

theme from the munsters - jack marshall/tv theme songs 


today's ride 12.19.17


you be my baby - ray charles/what'd i say 
dance all day - bari koral family rock band/rock and roll garden 
french suite #4 in e-flat - bach/gould 
sem contencao - bebel gilberto/tanto tempo 
to bring you my…

today's post 12.5.17

when i got to the pier today, this was on the ground....


epri 3A/9.4.05 - dred/ideas in motion 
autumn leaves 2 - pacific jazz quartet featuring sasha dobson/unreleased 
lazy lover - brazilian girls/don't stop 
palms - frank…

toady's ride 12.1.17


yedidim hiou zehirim - emil zrihan/the rough guide to morocco 
french suite #5/gigue - bach/gould 
when the lights go out - jimmy witherspoon/the chess box set 
ccc 10.3 - dred/idm 
golberg var 19 - bach/gould 
i can’t get…

today's ride 11.21.17


a nightingale sang in barkley square - bud powell/the genius of bud powell 
hope street - frank locrasto/locrasto 
wreck up a version - king tubby and friends/dub gone crazy 
new newlywed game show theme (take 2) - dred/benny…

twilight ride 11.19.17


we are all vampires now - carol lipnik and spookarama/demo 
new dreams - old and new dreams/playing 
tiddlywinks - graham connah/gurney to the lincoln center of your mind 
lush life - chris connor/carmen mcrae/out of this world 

today's ride 11.11.17


going up to the country and paint my mailbox blue - taj mahal/the real thing 
little red rooster - stones 
some girls - stones 
everything i love - carmen mcrae 
prelude e-flat minor op. 16 - scriabin/horowitz 
tap dancer’s blues…