January 29th, 2005

Son of a Son of Isildur

daisy_knotwise had been kicking this idea around since the first of the LOTR movies came out, but nothing had quite come of it. And late last night, I pulled out my Guild 12 and was playing a bunch of songs. I grabbed the Jimmy Buffett songbook because Gretchen had asked me to work up Cheeseburger in Paradise (which I'm making some progress on). When I was done with that, I flipped pages and found the lyrics and music for Son of a Son of a Sailor.

By the time that Gretchen finished scrawling the lyrics we wrote, it was past 1 AM. And it is either a bad thing or a good thing, depending on exactly how you feel about Lord of the Rings and Jimmy Buffett.
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And He's Outta Here

According to ESPN, Sammy Sosa (and a wad of cash) has been traded to the Baltimore Orioles for Jerry Hairston and two minor leaguers.

One of Todd Walker and Jerry Hairston is about to be pounding his head against the wall. I'm betting on Walker...

(There's one second baseman too many. And although Hairston can play the outfield, he really wants to go back to second base where he's probably better defensively than Walker. Stay tuned.)