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Hugh_Lebowski

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Hometown: Bay Area, CA
Home country: USA
Current location: AZ
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Jean-Luc has been here a whole 2 weeks and it's still like he doesn't trust me one bit!


Posted by Hugh_Lebowski | Sat Oct 23, 2021, 02:08 PM (40 replies)

I wanted to like my late aunt's cat, but I just don't know if it's cute enough ...

I just don't know about him ... he's a bit homely ...





He is also quite aloof and standoffish, I really can't tell if he likes me at all.





Posted by Hugh_Lebowski | Fri Oct 22, 2021, 02:25 PM (56 replies)

cate le bon - are you with me now (studio-2013) everything about this song and video is genius

Cate had recently lost her grandmother w/which she was very close (presumably to a smoking-related illness) ... is a bit of back-story and gives heft to the video itself.

But the melody & vocal hook, and especially the awesome guitar licks ... are also genius.

I just love this ...

Posted by Hugh_Lebowski | Thu Oct 21, 2021, 04:35 PM (0 replies)

beach bunny w. tegan and sara - cloud 9 (studio-2020) it's like if the go-go's also liked girls

and they rocked a tiny bit harder

EDIT: okay, weird ... there's another version of this song were the lyrics are 'when he loves me', 'when she loves me', and 'when they love me' ... in the three iterations of the chorus, but it's not the one in this video!



EDIT 2: okay, found it! I wasn't making it up

Posted by Hugh_Lebowski | Mon Oct 18, 2021, 02:19 PM (1 replies)

scissor sisters - take your mama out (live-brit awards-2005) if this doesn't put a smile on ur face

you just might be broken ... and you have my sympathies

Posted by Hugh_Lebowski | Sat Oct 16, 2021, 11:01 PM (0 replies)

then, outta nowhere ... somebody comes and hits you with an "ooh-la-la-la, ooh-la-la-la, ooooh!"

Even people who think all the best music is from the 60's and 70's will still dig this one

Posted by Hugh_Lebowski | Sat Oct 16, 2021, 06:05 PM (9 replies)

Barbequed Bone-In Turkey Breast is one of my favorite things to make ...

Something like this ... though I can't afford this top-shelf of product, just including this cause it's a good pic of what I'm talking about.

https://www.dartagnan.com/natural-turkey-breast-bone-in/product/ZTURNAT018.html

It's so easy, so good.

Unpackage, rinse, put in a deep aluminum pan, and use some balled foil to hold it upright. Brush with olive oil and sprinkle with fresh chopped herbs (I love Thyme and/or Rosemary), or shove some sprigs under the skin.

What I do is put it on the Weber Kettle, indirect method with each basket about 2/3 full, plop the bird in the middle, and cook to 160F internal. Takes about 1.25-1.75 hours. I have a temp gauge that transmits to my phone and rings me when it hits 160F. That ... is an awesome tool, btw.

Oh, also, toss some wood chips in the baskets right before you close the top. Apple, Oak, and Mesquite all work great, and give the bird distinctive flavors (I guarantee you I could tell you if a bird was cooked with any of those 3 woods, and which one was used )

Then remove when it hits the temp, put foil over, and a towel, and let it sit for about 10 mins.

It comes out freaking awesome and you have delicious, lean turkey breast for sandwiches (WAAAAY better than lunch meat style turkey breast!), or to put on salads ... for about 5-6 servings. It's also STELLAR for making turkey soup. Can also make some gravy from the drippings but not a lot, it doesn't put out that much drippings in general.

Pic of one I made ...

Posted by Hugh_Lebowski | Sat Oct 16, 2021, 01:28 PM (3 replies)

van morrison - into the mystic - take 11 (studio-1970) slightly different take from the one you know

from the deluxe reissue of Moondance, and it's pretty damn cool I have to say.

Posted by Hugh_Lebowski | Fri Oct 15, 2021, 10:18 PM (10 replies)

It's taken since Saturday afternoon, but little Jean Luc has emerged from under the bed!

I mean, he's been out a few times when I was awake ... who knows what he was up to when I was asleep ... but overall, it took about 3 days for the baby to decide that it's safe to come out and explore in daylight hours.

He is absolutely stunning-looking, an utter love-bug, and soft as can be!

And perhaps most auspicious, he's down with hanging out on the 15" subwoofer while music is on (not LOUD or anything, but it was playing!)







Posted by Hugh_Lebowski | Tue Oct 12, 2021, 08:48 PM (31 replies)

Mr. L's Best of The Replacements (Spotify Mix) - A seminal band with a ton of great songs

They were a 'Soundtrack to College' band for me.

https://open.spotify.com/playlist/54zpdy6rp4o6sD2ziHSwKX?si=f0cddd3e4ecf4c38
Posted by Hugh_Lebowski | Fri Oct 8, 2021, 01:25 PM (2 replies)
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