Twenty years after E.T. landed on Earth and in Elliot’s life, NASA’s Curiosity landed on Mars. Will E.T. and The Curiosity be friends? Maybe some skittles will convince him back to Earth.
Did you know some of the forest scenes were film 300mi. north of San Francisco? (near the Oregon border) The Redwood National Park website indicates a nice fact: “Fog accounts for up to one-fourth of the precipitation needed so the mighty coast redwoods can survive. While you hike, fog drip is a good thing!” –nps.gov
Isaac please leave New Orleans alone. NOLA, you are in our minds.
Many cities around the States may be experiencing a heat wave, the last few hot days of summer in light pleasant clothes. Well, here in San Francisco the weather remains foggy with a few teasing up-and-down rare appearances of the sun. It isn’t quite cold, 65° is a number I very much like, but it isn’t very popular and the citizens seem to patiently waiting for our rather Autumn-summer. We kinda look all wrapped up, like ET.
The foggy weather and a slight craving for skittles inspired this post today.
August 27th, 1952 (Age 59)
aka Paul Reubens and his Pee Wee Herman character.
Born in Wapakoneta, OH
August 5, 1930 – August 25th, 2012
Neil Alden Armstrong is an American former NASA astronaut, test pilot, aerospace engineer, university professor, United States Naval Aviator, and the first person to set foot upon the Moon. –nasa.gov biography
“I am, and ever will be, a white-socks, pocket-protector, nerdy engineer,”
-Neil Armstrong at a millennial gathering honoring the greatest engineering achievements of the 20th century – via the WashingtonPost
Space Oddity (1969 rare video) /David Bowie
Man on the Moon /R.E.M.
Now, Andy did you hear about this one.
Spaceboy (unplugged) /Smashing Pumpkins
Fly Me to The Moon /Frank Sinatra
Billie Jean & The First Moonwalk King Of Pop /Michael Jackson
Harvest Moon /Neil Young
Bark at the Moon (live 1986) /Ozzy Osbourne
Eclipse (Dark Side Of The Moon) /Pink Floyd
Pink Moon /Nick Drake
Take Me To The Other Side /Spacemen 3
Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space /Spiritualized
Part of their unplugged tour = amazingness.
What are your favorite moon songs?
-AND- Stay tuned for a Spanish moon walk.