Whatever, Now Featuring a Rustic 70s Look!

Because I felt like it, that’s why. Enjoy.

35 Comments on “Whatever, Now Featuring a Rustic 70s Look!”

  1. lannalee – Westbrook, Maine – Lanna Lee Maheux is a speaker, podcaster, actor, geek, silly person, femme fatale, singer, lover, twit, and recovering Stand-Up Comic. Host of the podcast Lounging with LannaLee. Since 2010 she has co-hosted The Lex and Lanna Show with Alexis Lyon. In 2011 she and her husband Edmund, started their own bi-weekly podcast, The Bureau of Awesome.
    Lanna Lee Maheux-Quinn

    They had the internet in the 70s?

    Huh.

  2. Needs Muppet frogs swaying in time in the foreground. Otherwise, this patron says “Far out!”

    On my To-Do List for tomorrow: I believe I saw Earth Shoes for sale at the Whole Foods!

  3. You young whippersnappers with yer bell-bottoms and commie-pinko John Denver. Now Mitch Miller; There’s some real music.

  4. See what happens when you have server issues? You start backing up things and and exporting stuff and next thing you know you’re changing backgrounds and posting John Denver videos.

  5. Anyone want to start a pool as to how long this theme will last?

    I’m giving it a week. Just like most of everything in the 70’s, things would be really bitchin for like 48 hours, then suddenly suck.

  6. I used to like this song. Try as I might, I can’t recall why.

  7. Hey, I’m not embarassed to say that I enjoyed it. Cool guy, nice music, died too young, in an ultra-light because he did what he wanted to do.

  8. John Denver was an icon to all of us nerdy Ecologists. No day was complete after collecting samples/data without a prof getting out the guitar and playing a Denver tune.

  9. The Seventies: When even the crappy music was better, but the best fashion was horrible.*

    Funny thing about the seventies. All those cars you see at classic car shows now built after 1958 I remember as people’s junkers during the Ford Administration.

    *This from a guy who thinks fashion is a colossal waste of time, but at least doesn’t dress like it. Usually.

  10. Aaw, now John Denver was my first crush…when I was, like, 4.

    And to also, he was the first music my kids ever listened to, after I brought them home from the hospital and had recently moved and hadn’t unpacked hardly anything yet, I found a JD cd in some of my mom’s stuff and threw it on in a vain attempt to get my twins to sleep. “Annie’s song” is what did it. I’ll always love JD for that!

  11. I love John Denver. And I love this song. But unfortunately, he reminds me of that Cousin Oliver kid they brought on the Brady Bunch show when ratings were tanking. That kid drove me nuts, so I have to get past that to enjoy me some Rocky Mtn. High.

    Wait, maybe if I WAS high, all would be right with my world.

  12. John Denver and the Muppets. That was a winning combo. I still tear up listening to “When the River Meets the Sea.”

    But, wow. That shirt.

  13. Still have a weak spot for John Denver…

    …and thanks to the linked videos, just learned that he wrote Leaving on a Jet Plane (had always thought it was Peter, Paul & Mary).

    Whatever: Stuffed full of things you didn’t know.

    Nice shade of green, BTW. Goes well with the lappy’s desktop.

  14. A little late, but I had to say I love John Denver, and I thank you for bringing him up. One of the things on my consumerist list is replacting that Greatest Hits CD I lost. You should hear me belt out Annie’s Song in my car at full volume… or… no…. you really shouldn’t! :)

    Thanks!

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