Gonzo Advice!

It’s national caviar day!

When’s the parade?

Speaking of whistles…we were weren’t we?

The oldest musical instrument in the world was unearthed today in 1995 in the Indrijca River Valley in Slovenia. The 45,000 year-old relic, a crude wind instrument, is a bear bone with four artificial holes along its length.

I was feeling a bit like a 45,000 year-old relic myself the other day.

Lots of Kentucky birthdays today

–          An unforgettable UK basketball player, John Pelphrey was born today in 1968 in Paintsville.

–          Boston Red Sox left-fielder and Louisville native Mike Greenwell was born today in 1963.

–          Bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs was born today in 1954.

Quote of the Day and Drink 4cast 4 2day – all in one!

Another Kentucky birthday will inspire our refreshment today.

Today in 1937, gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson was born in Louisville. Mr. Thompson managed to write to us about fear and loathing in a way that made us cry…with laughter. His advice? “When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.” We’ll toast his day of birth with a;

Purple Russian Gonzo Cocktail

1 oz. Opulent Vodka

1 oz. Blue Curacao

1 oz. 7-Up

3 dashes Grenadine

Pour ingredients into a shaker filled with ice cubes.

Shake until chilled.

Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Watch out for those flying black things outside of Barstow!

Cheers!

Roger

7/18/2013.

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