Saturday, April 29, 2006

You see I walk like Jabba the Hutt
With the style so new, y'all be like, "What?!"

It is a gorgeous day today...

Our little house panther, lurking below the massage table.

Don't... make... any... sudden... moves

Afte I ran and took the dogs for an agonizingly slow stroll, I hopped on my bike.

I cut across the big park they are building/developing across the street. It's about 100 acres. It used to be a meadow.

Those are the Spanish Peaks in the background.

They put in a couple ponds that they are going to stock with trout.

I am wearing my new Lebowski Acheiver t-shirt, listening to Jay Z and going bald.

I cruised down Main St.

I stopped at the Co-op and grabbed a "Blue Moo" smoothie. (Blueberries, banana, orange juice, & yogurt.) Mmmm.

This retarded guy was hanging around the bike racks. I had an amusing conversation with him. He really made me smile.

This is the upstairs portion of the Co-op.

I tooled down to the Sweet Pea Cafe, just off Main, on Wilson, and had a sandwich & read my book for a while. ("Tool" being the operative word here.)

I also had a conversation with my sister, Liz, who was driving out to the Coachella Music Festival. I suggested she end her evening with She Wants Revenge.

Then I went over to our local independent music store, Cactus Records on Main St.

All the albums I was looking for (Pearl Jam, Chili Peppers, Raconteurs) haven't come out yet, so I got a Yeah Yeah Yeahs album and a Jay Z album.

I crossed Main, and poked around the Country Bookshelf. (Another locally owned, non-chain store... gotta support those kinds of places.) I chatted with India's friend, Jill, who works there and with whom I snowboarded at Big Sky a couple monthns ago.

I picked up a novel on Deadwood and a Birds of the Rocky Mountains Field Guide.

Then I got back on my bike and cruised the rest of the way down Main Street.

This is the soon-to-be-completed, state-of-the-art, multi-million dollar Bozeman Library. According to the plans and stories I have read, it will be a kick-ass library.

This is the Montana Ale Works, a cool bar and restaurant in an abandoned train depot.

Then I rode home.


Blogger Motor City Monk said...

Thanks for the photo tour - let me know how the new YYY's sounds - getting great reviews.

I got the new Flaming Lips but haven't had the time yet to let it grow on me.

I did discover a singer/songwriter worthy of mention: Ron Sexsmith.

6:11 AM  
Anonymous Brokejaw said...

The Raconteurs album should kick ass. I'm not so sure about the new Pearl Jam. The Tool album "10,000 days" is the one I'm looking forward to...

7:04 AM  
Blogger shy_smiley said...

My bro-in-law, Brock Tucker, of exceedingly fine musical tastes, just returned from Iraq with the new Yeah3s and heartily recommended it to me. I'll be listening.

I went to high school in a tiny midwestern town, where I became friends with a family of eight children. One of those children now lives in Bozeman. Thanks for all the pictures. Now I can place you AND Tracy in context.

8:29 AM  

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