“Everyone else wanted to be Elvis. I wanted to be Scotty.”
— Keith Richards
From Scotty Moore obituary, New York Times.
Top, the Ohio River looking upstream from the southernmost point in Illinois.
Middle, the Mississippi River looking downstream from the confluence.
Bottom, the Mississippi River looking upstream.
The Ohio contributes about 60% of the flow.
The Ohio bridge opened in 1937. The Mississippi bridge (below) in 1929. Cars were narrower then!
Where Sam Phillips recorded Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, B.B. King, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, Howlin’ Wolf, and so many more.
Commerce, Oklahoma. Mickey, his parents and four siblings lived here. Read the plaque (click to enlarge).
I was never a Yankee fan growing up in Michigan, but Mantle was a big star of my youth.
I had the house to myself — closed and no one around. It was a strangely religious experience.
Found in the bathroom sink in the morning at the Days Inn, Shawnee, Oklahoma. I didn’t report him/her — figured the poor creature had gone through enough being an amputee and all.
(Actually I killed the m…..f….. .)
Like Oliver, “Please, Sir, I want some more.”
(Did receive 1/2-inch this evening. Temp dropped from 96° to 65° F.) 😊
The Moon is precisely full at 5:02 AM MDT Monday.
The Solstice is at 4:34 PM MDT Monday.
It’s the Northern Hemisphere’s first full moon summer solstice since 1967.
Vox has a lot of info. EarthSky always good.