Matinee Sunday – Jan 10,2021

A Look At What Happening This Week Around The Neighborhood Welcome to the new Matinee Sunday here at RJsCorner. Going forward, Sundays will be about enticing you to visit one of my other blogs. (Just Click On The Corresponding Image To Go There) In this Sunday post from RedLetterLiving I talked about how Mother Teresa […]

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Happy July 4th… And…

First of all I want to hope everyone has a good day on this important national holiday. 240 years ago a bunch of rebels got the idea to make a nation based on freedom of choice. The exact right group got together to hash out the details and those details have allowed us to for the […]

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I’m Dreaming About … Folk Music

I guess you could say that folk music is an acquired taste and it seems to have fallen out of favor these days. In my earlier hearing years I almost lived and breathed folk music.  One of the original founders of that music genre was Woody Guthrie and one of my favorite museums is the […]

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Woody Guthrie Center – Tulsa OK

I was so excited to see that Woody Guthrie finally had his own museum I couldn’t wait to visit.  Here is a gallery of pictures for your pleasure. There wasn’t any Internet in Woody’s day so the two men wearing placards trying to find word during the Depression was the best they could do. If […]

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One Big Soul…

I’lI try not to do it too often but I am gonna get kind of philosophical here. I ran across the following quote from my hero Woody Guthrie a while back. Ever’body might be just one big soul. Well it looks that a-way to me. Woody wrote thousands of poems in his life. Some he […]

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Bound For Glory

I can’t get very far along with this new blog before I bring in the folk music category. Folk music, particularly Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger, Joan Baez, PP&M, is what formed many of my attitudes toward life and made me realize that I am to some degree an empath. But it was not until I discovered […]

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Brady District – Tulsa OK

The main thing that brought me to the Brady District in Tulsa OK was the Woody Guthrie Center. I’m glad I found it. Neat stores, restaurants, museums.

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This Land Is Your Land…

This Land Is Your Land Song by Woody Guthrie This land is your land This land is my land From California to the New York island From the red wood forest to the Gulf Stream waters This land was made for you and Me As I was walking that ribbon of highway I saw above […]

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From The Redwood Forests..

Sequoia National Park, CA – The Mighty Redwoods Until you have been up close and personal with a mammoth redwood tree you just don’t understand the majesty of them. My most recent encounter with them was in the Sequoia National Forest. Yes, that is me in the picture. I don’t think redwoods grow anywhere else […]

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Our National Anthem….

Oh, say can you see by the dawn’s early light What so proudly we hailed at the twilight’s last gleaming? Whose broad stripes and bright stars thru the perilous fight, O’er the ramparts we watched were so gallantly streaming? And the rocket’s red glare, the bombs bursting in air, Gave proof through the night that […]

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