Instagram: July 04, 2020 at 07:53PM


via Instagram https://instagr.am/p/CCPUKylDjyE/ Arlo the staffie pit, Ellie’s older brother.
A story of a book:

I found out recently, after ten-plus years of having our dogs, Arlo Guthrie and Ellie Mae, that the folk singer Woody Guthrie, Arlo Guthrie’s father, wrote one novel, about a couple struggling during the Dust Bowl.

The female protagonist in the novel was named Ella May.

We didn’t name Ellie. She came to us named.

#synchronicity is real.

If you’re interested, it’s House of Earth, written in 1947, and you can buy it here and support independent bookstores:

https://bookshop.org/a/6560/9780062248404

#arlo #arlothestaffiepit #pitbullsoninstagram #pitbulls #staffiepitmix #staffiepit #staffiepitlove #family #petsofinstagram #petsagram #adoptdontshop #rescuedstaffiepit #bookstagram #history #woodyguthrie #arloguthrie @folkslinger ♥️

Instagram: June 20, 2020 at 12:39AM


via Instagram https://instagr.am/p/CBpM_5aDRN-/ #juneteenth #blm #blacklivesmatter #blackhistoryisamericanhistory
#music #lyrics #prince
Repost from @prince using @RepostRegramApp – “Now’s the time 2 find a rhyme

That’s got a reason and frees the mind

From angry thoughts, the racist kind

If we all want a change then come on get in line”
-Prince, “We March”

#JUNETEENTH2020

Instagram: June 18, 2020 at 08:12PM


via Instagram https://instagr.am/p/CBmJqBZjCR3/ …and I found my “The Glamorous Life” 45! 💎 Just played it on my Victrola and that initial percussive beat is still the best. I will never forget seeing @sheilaedrummer on an awards show—the Grammys, maybe?—and they gave you glow-in-the-dark drumsticks and turned the lights off, and your sticks were just these beautiful musical blurs in the dark. 🥁 ✨
#sheilae #1984 #1980s #1980svintage #1980smusic #45s #blackmusicmatters #blackmusic #blackmusicians

Instagram: June 17, 2020 at 10:54AM


via Instagram https://instagr.am/p/CBik-YaDi8J/ I found my Purple Rain 45! #nofilterneeded Look through the hole, and accidentally by perfectly framed you’ll see @sheilaedrummer’s “The Glamorous Life.
@prince, I do believe I have some purple velvety scrapbook/craft paper to back this with—I am framing this for my podcasting office. ☔️ 💜 You are still the best. @princemuseum
#prince #sheilae #1984 #1980s #1980svintage #1980smusic #purplerain #purplerain💜 #45s