Big Ken and Colleen

Kurt’s Blog: The Duck Continues to Confuse Me
Kurt’s Blog: The Duck Continues to Confuse Me

(that’s me & Christina from Creme Cupcakes…she competed on Cupcake Wars Sunday night…oh, and the cupcakes were delicious).

 

This Duck Is Confusing the Heck Out of Me

So, Mama Duck has sort of been MIA the past 24 hours. She wa there on Sunday, but nowhere to be found yesterday. I found this…

eggs

It appears 2-3 of the eggs have hatched…but there’s no sign of the ducklings. I don’t see anything that looks like an attack (those feather remnants are from Mama Duck, we’ve seen that before)…but I don’t know where they would have gone. We have a fenced in yard, so the ducklings wouldn’t really be able to get out…hmm…and what about the other eggs? Is she coming back for those? What is going on?

This is my life…duck obsessed. I just hope Mama Duck & her ducklings are safe.

The Countdown Is On

Pearl Jam announced a countdown…which ends on Monday….we’re all expecting new music, but for some reason, I think this will be a bigger announcement than just that…perhaps tour dates? Maybe even better…they’ll announce this:

“Hey Kurt, you are invited to the Pearl Jam Wrigley Field show…We can’t wait to see you there”.

Done. …. I accept!

Jay-Z

Jay’s Z’s new album “Magna Carta Holy Grail” hits stores today…so, of course,

My Top 8 Jay-Z Songs

8. Guns N’ RosesPremiere of the 'The Great Gatsby'

7. A Dream

6. You Don’t Know

5. Big Pimpin’

4. Encore (with Linkin Park version)

3. Can I get A…

2. Takeover

1. Money Ain’t a Thang

 

Movies Over the Holiday Weekend

This weekend, it’s Despicable Me 2 v. Lone Ranger.

My choice? Despicable Me 2…and it’s not even close. The Lone Ranger just looks like “The Mask of Zorro”…this time starring Johnny Depp. Am I the only one getting a little tired of Johnny Depp playing some off-kilter character? It just seems that it’s the same character in every movie. (I feel the same way about Jack Nicholson…I feel like every movie is just Jack Nicholson talking).

I Want to Play This

EVERYDAY!

Song Stuck in My Head (and Not a Bad Thing)

“Should’ve Gone to Bed” by the Plain White Ts. This is what I will be humming on the drive back to Chicago.

Song NOT Stuck in My Head (thankfully)

“We Can’t Stop” by Miley Cyrus. I’ll admit, deep down, I think I like Miley Cyrus songs. I’m not proud of that, but I think that’s the case. However, “We Can’t Stop” just doesn’t do anything for me. There’s no chorus, and I don’t believe any of her “partying” claims.

Have a Great 4th!

Urbandale is cracking down on their fireworks policy…we’ll see, it seems that for the past 3 years, our neighbors have been able to continually elude Johnny Lawman.

AWESOME is as AWESOME does!

 

Recent Headlines

in Music

Ed Sheeran surprises newlyweds at wedding reception

Ed Sheeran performs at the 57th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Ed Sheeran surprised a pair of newlyweds at their wedding reception by singing Thinking Out Loud for their first dance.

in Music

Taylor Swift named among world’s greatest leaders in new Fortune poll

Singer Taylor Swift attends the SNL 40th Anniversary Special at Rockefeller Plaza on Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015, in New York.

Taylor Swift ranks two spots behind Pope Francis in a new Fortune.com poll of the World's Greatest Leaders.

in Entertainment

‘Downton Abbey’ to end after season six

This photo released by PBS and Carnival Film and Television Limited shows, from left, Lesley Nicol as Mrs. Patmore, and Sophie McShera as Daisy, in a scene from season four of the Masterpiece TV series, "Downton Abbey." As it returns for its much-awaited fourth season, it remains a series about elegance, tradition and gentility, and the pressures of preserving them. The show premieres Sunday, January 5, 2014 at 9 pm ET on PBS.

Producers confirm that the next season of "Downton Abbey" will be the last.

in Music

Chris Daughtry heading back to TV

Chris Daughtry arrives at the American Music Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles.

Former American Idol contestant Chris Daughtry is heading back to the small screen for the new TV series "Studio City."

in Music

Ed Sheeran splits from girlfriend

Ed Sheeran poses for photographers upon arrival at the Victoria's Secret fashion show in London, Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014.

Ed Sheeran is single again after splitting from girlfriend Athina Andrelos.