Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Three Beautiful Things 08/11/10: Shoppin' with MIWW, Tomato Street Spaghetti, Heartworn Highways

1. Mom and I made a shopping/shoe fixin' trip to Coeur d'Alene. Our only failure was not finding a floor lamp just yet, but Mom did find new shoes and a new purse and got the lifts she needed put in those shoes.

2. I had gone to Tomato Street in Spokane quite a few years ago and remember not being that impressed. Well, something changed. Either I changed or Tomato Street did. Mom and I had a very good lunch and the service, especially our waitress, was friendly and fun (without being idioitic).

3. I watched the 1976 documentary movie, "Heartworn Highways", which chronicles the emergence of Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark, Rodney Crowell, Steve Earle, Steve Young and other roots country singer songwriters. Here's the movie's ending, filmed at Guy and Suzanna Clark's house on Christmas Eve, about 1974 or '75 as this party moves from country to "Silent Night" and the movie's splendid credits roll:

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