Eric the Tuba
“The trouble with Tribbles on steroids.”
We used to stack 3 on top of each other, paint them white and have “snowmen for Christmas.
When tumbleweeds break loose from their roots and start tumbling they are already dry and highly flammable. They burn hot and fast so they are a real fire danger.
Home of the former George AFB…Quite a History of USAF and the
lesser branches made their way through there…Not a lot of
fun for E-2’s….3’s….4’s.
I didn’t know Festus could sing.
I’d much prefer a yardfull of tumbleweed to a yardfull of dreamers™ defecating everywhere.
Check out the John Ford film Rio Grande. Festus was with the SOTP at the time and their performances in it will jerk a tear if there is even a tiny bit o the Irish in ya.
loved Ken Curtis in another John Wayne movie … ‘The Searchers’
“I’ll thank you to unhand my fi-an-cy.”
Festus was the Bestest
“Why you old Scutter, I feel better than a barn rooster on a prime hoot.”
They’re painful. Had one brush by my leg at a high rate of speed once. ONCE.
When they tumble across the interstate and you hit them at 80mph, they shatter like porcelain. Kinda fun. Never hurt the truck either.
Classic IOTW at it’s best.
That video on a Loop is solid Gold.
Didn’t even realize it was looping for 3 cycles.
You can fire a lot of tortilla ovens with that truck haul. There’s gold in them there Weeds. At least $2 million worth according to Laura.
Come on baby light my fire…..oh yeah.
Victorville is a pit stop and an eyesore on the way to Vegas. The town should rejoice it’s not getting invaded by Godzilla. It’s a laughingly perfect setting for a 1950’s style Sci-Fi movie.
In ’52 my family spent our vacation in the West to visit my parents’s parents (Dad SoCal, Mom NoCal) Dad’s Dad took us to Knotts . That night in their little (and I mean small0 amphitheater they had Roy Rodgers and — (Hint one of them wrote Ghost Riders in the Sky 7 years before.). If I live to be 125 I will not forget that trip!