Professor Homunculus (hoskeebo) wrote,
Professor Homunculus
hoskeebo

Don't go givin' me a headache...

I'm at the local truckstop, working on stuff for clients. Been here since 4 am. Couldn't sleep. I wish we could get DSL at home, but there is no service up our road, so when I have to do a lot of work on the web, I have to come down here. Our satellite connection is faster than dial-up, but it's still frustratingly slow when you have a lot of work to do. 

Can't get Skype calls on satellite, because of the up and downlink speeds. So it was nice to get a call from a friend in Barcelona this morning on Skype. 

The big downside of being here (besides the fact that it's not home) is the unbelievable crap music they play at the truckstop. Ah for the days when truckstop music was Lefty Frizzell, Jimmy Rogers, Hank WIlliams and Marty Robbins (and of course, Dave Duddely and Truck Stop). But now its trendy bullshit and some pitiful "oldies". Normally I love oldies, if they are a) good and b) oldies (anything before Buddy Holly died). 

The audio-trash that's on now is "Don't Go Breakin' My Heart" by Elton John and Kiki Dee. It must be among the top ten worst in "rock" history. Kiki Dee - her act is the only one I ever got a ticket to with the expressed purpose of going to boo her. It was some time in my college days in the 70s. Probably '74 when she played at the college in Oneonta. 

What a shame! That stage hosted the likes of Dave Bromberg, The Dixie Dregs, Harry Chapin and other great acts. Kiki Dee?!

Thank Zeus for Pandora Radio and my earphones. I got Lefty Frizzell radio on now. 

Happy listening. 
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