Monthly Archives: August 2015

Summer Songs to Listen to This Week

Although the Summer Equinox technically ends the summer season, we in the U.S. typically think of Labor Day weekend as the official end of Summer.DSCN6374

So to close out the summer vacation year for 2015 I’ve put together a list of songs for you to listen to and lamment the good times you’ve had these past 10 weeks of typically school-free days.

1. Cruel Summer, Bananarama

2. California Sun, The Rivieras

3. Summertime’s Calling Me, Catalinas

4. Surf City, Jan & Dean

5. Hot Fun in the Summertime, Sly and the Family Stone

6. Summer Breeze, Seals & Crofts

7. Summer in the City, Lovin’ Spoonful

8. Moonlight Feels Right, Starbuck

9. All Summer Long, Beach Boys

10. Summer Means Fun, The Fantastic Baggys

What are your favorite summertime songs?


Beachcombing 2015

This was edited to reflect the latest stuff that washed up in FL (12/2015)

Here’s what I have found on the beach this year, 2015:

Here’s what others have found on the beach this year, 2015:

1. large piece of Galileo rocket on Fort Lauderdale beach,

2. pieces of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket wreckage in the Bahamas,

3. an old WWII era M122 Photoflash Bomb near a St. Pete beach,

4. 15 pounds of cocaine on Galveston beach, and then more the following week

5. giant blobs of oil on Padre Island,

6. icebergs on Maine beaches,

7. 12 pounds of marijuana on a North Carolina beach,

8. Japanese glass floats on Alaskan beaches

9. swarms of beached critters at various times of the summer: man o war, red crabs, mystery creatures, seal pups, alligator and more.

10. war bomb on Singer Island. It was detonated

11. Bustello coffee

12. wine

13. ramen noodles

14. dog food

15. laundry detergent

16. message in a bottle

And, the year’s not over. What will you find?