Saturday, June 3, 2017

The Saturday Picture Show, June 3, 2017

The snow-capped mountain looks down on the blossoming tree and promises to send some water down later when things get hot.
Apparently, the biggest deal from the recent G7 Conference was all the acclaim garnered by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's socks. He rules, and so do his socks.
This is an unretouched photo of fog sliding in over Cape Town, South Africa.
In 1968, Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention released their version of a "Sgt Pepper" type album, complete with photo spoof. After all these years, I can still call the names of the great Mothers line up from those years: Frank Zappa, Jimmy Carl Black ("the Indian of the group"), Roy Estrada, Billy Mundi, Don Preston, Bunk Gardner, Ian Underwood, and Euclid James "Motorhead" Sherwood.  But I can't tell you the name of someone I met last Tuesday. 
Of course, this is the Beatles record that Zappa parodied. The members of the Beatles at that time were John Lennon, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, and that other guy, Pete or Perry or something.
Your Coast Guard warns you to beware phony floating S'bux Coffee Shops, even the ones that promise to make you "internet famous."
If you've never had these, you haven't had the best Fries in the world. They're from the boardwalk in Ocean City, Maryland, in a tiny shop where perspire-y teenagers stand watch over bubbling cauldrons of peanut oil while julienned potatoes meet their fate.
This Italian pizza oven shows that it is possible to create heaven right here on earth.

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