[JPL] Message from a transplanted New Yorker

Louis Erlanger louisx at myfairpoint.net
Sun Jan 16 18:44:37 EST 2011


I'm in Vermont. Did a gig the other night and left a bag of cookies in the 
car for the drive home. It was below zero when the gig ended. Riding down 
the road I reached into the bag of cookies.....they were frozen solid and 
delicious--- like a frozen Milky Way.  I now have a new recipe.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <Blaise.Lantana at riomail.maricopa.edu>
To: <jazzproglist at jazzweek.com>; <jazzproglist at jazzweek.com>
Sent: Sunday, January 16, 2011 3:17 PM
Subject: RE: [JPL] Message from a transplanted New Yorker


>
> Thanks Russ, I love this and all the responses.  I have known cold but 
> didn't
> stay long. One thing you are right about, the oppressive weather creates
> a better sense of community.  I think more people are into listening to 
> and
> playing music in colder climes than where they can just go out for a bike
> ride or hike whenever they like.
>
> There was a greater appreciation for music in Michigan, especially the 
> blues,
> than I have seen in sunny Arizona.  But then, the exception to the rule is
> that hotbed of jazz, North Carolina.  Of course, most of those cats did 
> move
> north to Philly or Pittsburgh or NY to get connected.
>
> I do know when we are at the Jazz Summit in Rochester, I'm wearing a 
> sweater
> and a scarf and Russ is in his Hawaiian shirt.  AND we both love jazz.
>
> Thanks for the humor guys.
>
> Blaise Lantana
> Music Director
> KJZZ PHoenix
> www.kjzz.org
>
>>COLD  IS A RELATIVE THING....
>>
>>
>>
>> 65  above zero:
>>  Floridians turn on the heat.
>>  People in Wisconsin plant gardens.
>>
>>
>>   60  above zero:
>>  Californians shiver uncontrollably.
>>  People in Wisconsin sunbathe.
>>
>>
>>   50  above zero:
>>  Italian & English cars won't start.
>>  People in Wisconsin drive with the windows down.
>>
>>
>>   40  above zero:
>>  Georgians don coats, thermal underwear, gloves, wool hats. People in
>>Wiscomsin throw on a flannel shirt.
>>
>>
>>
>>   35  above zero:
>>  New York landlords finally turn up the heat.
>>  People in Wisconsin have the last cookout before it gets cold.
>>
>>
>>   20  above Zero
>>  People in Miami all die.     Wisconsinites close the windows.
>>
>>
>> Zero:
>> Californians fly away to Mexico.
>>  People in Wisconsin get out their winter coats.
>>
>>
>>   10  below zero:
>>  Hollywood disintegrates.
>>  The Girl Scouts in Wisconsin are selling cookies door to door.
>>
>>  20  below zero:
>>  Washington DC runs out of hot air.
>>  People in Wisconsin let the dogs sleep indoors.
>>
>>
>>   30  below zero:
>>  Santa Claus abandons the North Pole.
>>  Wisconsinites get upset because they can't start the Snowmobile.
>>
>>
>>   40  below zero:
>>  ALL atomic motion stops.
>> People in Wisconsin start saying saying..."Cold enough for ya?"
>>
>>   50  below zero:
>>  Hell freezes over.
>>  Winconsin public schools will open 2 hours late.
>>
>>
>>I've lived here for 19 years and still dig it.
>>
>>cheers,
>>
>>Russ
>>
>>Russ Haines
>>Jazz/World Music Director
>>WWSP 90fm
>>1608 Reserve Street
>>Stevens Point, WI. 54481
>>
>>
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