random thoughts for wednesday may 11th, 2011

1.  today we’re going to feature SOUTH DAKOTA’S own, CATHERINE BACH…she was raised  in FAITH, SOUTH DAKOTA…she’s, of course, well known for playing DAISY DUKE in “THE DUKES OF HAZZARD..”  remember her?  well, every red blooded AMERICAN boy does….

CATHERINE BACH is still involved in the entertainment business, and believe it or not, is now 57 years old….here is SOUTH DAKOTA’S own CATHERINE BACH today….

2.  speaking of “THE DUKES OF HAZZARD”, i wonder whatever happened to BOSS HOGG…BOSS HOGG was played by actor SORRELL BOOKE…SORRELL once won an EMMY nomation for his role in DR. KILDARE, in an episode called “WHAT’S GOD TO JULIUS?”

here’s an early picture of him…

SORRELL, also once conducted the BUFFALO PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA….he also was on a few episodes of M*A*S*H, where he played GENERAL BARKER…i remember this character…

but he’s best known for BOSS HOGG…

SORRELL BOOKE died at the age of 64 back in 1994 from colorectal cancer in SHERMAN OAKS, CALIFORNIA….he’s buried at HILLSIDE MEMORIAL PARK CEMETARY in CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA….here’s a picture of SORRELL BOOKE meeting his young fans in his later years, and a picture of his gravesite…notice the gravesite has “BOSS HOGG” on it….

3.  i am so excited….i may get the chance to see the band “FIREFALL” this summer…..i’ve always wanted to see them in concert….i’ll let you know if i actually make it or not….remember these guys?  you will…



and here’s their huge hit “JUST REMEMBER I LOVE YOU.”



4.  speaking of concerts, hats off to the DAKOTA MAGIC CASINO in HANKINSON, NORTH DAKOTA  for booking a couple of legends for the summer…..

JOHN FOGERTY will be there on saturday june 18th…he is the former frontman for “CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL.”

and the legendary rock band ZZ TOP is coming on friday august 12th…

for tickets to either one, call 701-634-3040…..

5.  if you get the urge to complain about showers…don’t…it’s SNOWING in VAIL, COLORADO today…YUCK…

6.  ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER and MARIA SHRIVER have split….i don’t care if they are celebrities or not, it’s sad….

7.  PAKISTAN told the UNITED STATES that it will grant access to OSAMA BIN LADEN’S wives….the negotiations were apparently done by BILL CLINTON…

8.  a NEW YORK orthodox jewish newspaper has apologized for cutting HILLARY CLINTON out of a WHITE HOUSE staff photo because they beleived that showing photos of women is too sexually provocative….PROVOCATIVE?  for goodness sakes, it’s HILLARY in a pantsuit!!!!!!!!! I DON’T THINK SO…

9.  COLORADO police caught a man driving with an OFFICE CHAIR embedded into his front bumper…wow…he was charged with driving under the influence, and taking his work home with him….

10.  the OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK is premiering ‘BECOMING CHAZ”, a new documentary on how CHASTITY BONO became a man….it was a slow transition to manhood….first she started drinking beer…then she started thinking about sex every minute…and once the scratching started, it was time to make the change….

remember the cute little CHASTITY BONO?

CHASTITY BONO is now “CHAZ” and has made the full transition to being a man…full transition?  i don’t want to know..here she is…i mean he is….i mean….OH WHATEVER, HERE’S A PICTURE..

11.  TIGER WOODS has slipped to eighth in world golf rankings, raising concerns that he will never be number one again…TIGER has promised to get on top again….oh yeah, and work on  his golf game….


Two strangers are sitting in adjacent seats in an airplane.
     One guy says to the other, “Let’s talk. I hear that the flight will go faster if you strike up a conversation with your fellow passenger.”
     The other guy, who had just opened a good book, closes it slowly, takes off his glasses and asks, “What would you like to discuss?”
     The first guy says, “Oh, I don’t know; how about nuclear power?”
     The other guy says, “OK, that could make for some pretty interesting conversation. But let me ask you a question first: A horse, a cow, and a deer all eat the same stuff, but the deer excretes pellets; the cow, big patties; and the horse, clumps of dried grass. Why is that?”
     The first guy says, “I don’t know.”
     The other guy says, “Oh? Well, then, do you really think you’re qualified to discuss nuclear power when you don’t know crap?”





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