Occasionally, I’ll come across one of my old records on YouTube, which brings back many memories.
We were called The Jury, and when the Beatles invaded North America, even though we were all in our early 20s, we were one of the older Winnipeg bands.
Shortly thereafter, we went from being a bunch of guys sitting around listening to records to a bunch of guys who were cutting them.
Our drug of choice back then was booze which may have caused us to misbehave a little ( a lot), but at least we’re still alive.
I really love it because it displays pictures and stories of all the old groups I used to play with, but it also keeps me in touch with the Winnipeg music scene today.
The members of The Jury miraculously are all still alive and probably still drinkin’ (The stories and incidents about what went on in those days will come shortly after the passing of my children.)
I, of course, being much wiser now, have switched from the hard stuff to a nice red that gives “good nose.”
Figuring out how to raise children is rather simple when you don’t have any.
How do we carve out all welfare scammers before they turn us against those who need our help?
Most men, unlike women, care about how things are rather than why they are. Sometimes, the only thing that makes sense is what makes no sense.
Does any other country have borders as porous as ours?
So what are we supposed to do with all the crazy people who walk amongst which the law makes it too difficult to commit them to a mental institution?
I get that when a woman says no, she means no. But what I don’t get is why she doesn’t say, “Not without wrapping that rascal, you don’t,” when she doesn’t.
Boldness and genius mixed together produce magic.
Don’t you think all colleges should be not-for-profit, thus giving everybody a shot at a college education? Hey, but what the hell do I know? I was educated at a poolroom in Transcona.
Just like we Canadians, don’t buy that Russia invented hockey; I also don’t buy that black folks created Rock and Roll.
You think being a woman is tough; try being the man who is responsible for everything.
Nothing stays a secret for very long.
Aren’t rating parties the best? What’s that, you say? They don’t have them anymore because there’s nothing to celebrate.
I wonder when it’s going to occur to Jerry Jones that he needs to fire the GM not the coaches?
Geo: Wow, the great Larry Dixon checks in. Thanks for the comment, Man.
Geo: I think I’ll leave that one hanging, old friend.
Geo: I can’t imagine doing anything else, Doug.
KVIL was the complete package 24/7, and I just never hear that anymore. How quickly could you capture any city if you were allowed to pay (hire) the best air talent anyone had ever heard?
Geo: In Canada, Doug, I was learning through trial and error, but by the time I hit Dallas, I knew how the diary worked. (It had started in Canada a few years earlier.) It was an unfair fight, and although we were exhilarated when we achieved the top position, Doug, it didn’t come unexpectedly.
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