April 30, 2004

Leigh Scarritt With A Twist Is Tonight!

Leigh Scarritt's one-woman cabaret act for Show Must Go On Productions is tonight at the Hilton in Del Mar, right across Jimmy Durante Boulevard from the race track. I met Leigh early last year at Coronado Playhouse, where she was teaching musical theater classes...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 5:28 AM in Music

April 29, 2004

Happy Birthday Vickie Jenkins!

Happy Birthday to one of my all-time favorite women, Vickie Jenkins! I originally met Vickie back in the '70s, when she appeared in two plays for Tom Rusch's Covenant Ark Theatre. I shot this photo when she was playing one of Tevye's daughters in...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 10:03 AM in Birthdays, DMG's Friends, Theater

April 27, 2004

I Taught Arnold's Press Secretary!

Since I'm talking about former members of The Oracle newspaper staff from my teaching days, I guess I should mention one more -- Margita Thompson, who currently is Press Secretary to California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger! After graduating from Our Lady of Peace in 1985,...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 12:57 PM in California, DMG's Friends

Two Of My Former Students Write Blogs

I taught Journalism for St. Augustine High School and the Academy of Our Lady of Peace from 1980-84 and again for three months in 1986, and two of my former students are now writing sports Blogs. Check out their work sometime! Paul Greer (Saints...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 11:03 AM in Blogging, DMG's Friends

April 26, 2004

Taylor Harvey's New CD Is Out!

Back in February, I told readers of this page that Taylor Harvey and his band were hard at work at Langdon Productions in La Mesa recording his next CD, "A Place To Call My Own," which they hoped to finish by mid-April. Well, it's...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 4:04 PM in Music

April 25, 2004

I'm Not Thrilled With The Chargers Draft!

I spent most of Saturday and parts of Sunday watching the National Football League hold its annual draft of college players on ESPN. I'm not even going to try to explain the Manning Mess! I'm just going to talk about the players the Chargers...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 11:10 PM in Sports

April 24, 2004

America Mourns Pat Tillman

Pat Tillman is dead. :( It was all over the news yesterday and will be there again today and tomorrow. He was killed during fighting in Afghanistan. I borrowed this picture of him from Associated Press. When I first heard about Tillman quitting the...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 4:20 AM in In Memoriam, Sports, USA, World

April 23, 2004

Thursday Was Fun And Tonight Will Be Too!

I had a ton of fun last night at Jimmy Love's and I'm looking forward to having a lot more fun tonight at the Catamaran Resort on Mission Boulevard! The Cubes were great again and they played to another jammed dance floor for much...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 5:27 AM in Music

April 21, 2004

A Double Dose Of Di'Zsa This Week!!

This week I have two opportunities to see and hear my friend Di'Zsa Wilde sing, on back-to-back nights with two different excellent bands! Yeow! Thursday she will appear with The Cubes (left), who bill themselves as "The Shape of the Eighties," from 9:45 p.m.-1...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 1:29 PM in Music

April 20, 2004

Leigh Scarritt With A Twist!

I won't get my pictures back from last Friday night's Bettina Warren-Marie Kelly-Leigh Scarritt performance, featuring Jim Guerin at the piano, until tomorrow, but I wanted to go ahead and post this message about Leigh Scarritt's April 30th show right now, as I'd love...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 8:24 PM in Music

April 19, 2004

Rebecca, Uncle Mark and Grandma Rummelhart

Happy 11th Birthday to my niece and goddaughter Rebecca, who lives in nearby Lakeside with her mom, dad, and older sister. In sadder family news, the memorial service for my mother's brother, J. Mark Rummelhart, who passed away on April 5, also was scheduled...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 5:04 PM in Birthdays, DMG's Family, In Memoriam

Happy Birthday Jerry Gontang!

Happy Birthday to my high school classmate and long-time friend Jerry Gontang! Here's a message from Jerry about his birthday and the five shows he's playing this week, along with a picture I shot of him singing a few notes at my birthday party...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 4:09 PM in Birthdays, DMG's Friends, Music

April 18, 2004

Concert Features Harriet Schock's Students

I got to meet Harriet Schock, a singer, songwriter, teacher and author I had admired since the '70s, when she appeared in 2002 at a Naked Songwriters Showcase at Humphrey's Backstage Lounge, where I shot this photo of her. I first became aware of...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 6:05 PM in Los Angeles, Music

April 17, 2004

Pixie, Marie and Leigh = Hot X 3!!!

Sher Krieger promised me a hot "Dueling Divas" show last night, and Bettina "Pixie" Warren and Marie Kelly definitely delivered lots of heat! Leigh Scarritt showed up too and added to the radiance with a scortching one-song sample of her upcoming April 30th show!...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 2:50 PM in Music

April 15, 2004

Dueling Divas: Bettina Warren vs. Marie Kelly

Here's a message I received from Sher Krieger of Show Must Go On Productions about Bettina "Pixie" Warren's cabaret show Friday night, which I plan to attend. I shot the photos above and below at one of Pixie's previous shows. Congratulations! Your site...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 1:38 PM in Music

Danielle LoPresti Presents Indie By Design

Danielle LoPresti sent me some info about her next Indie By Design showcase, which is tomorrow night in Solana Beach. I met Danielle and saw her perform with her band, Danielle and the Masses, at the very first of the four late and much-lamented...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 1:03 PM in Music

Coronado Playhouse Seeks Volunteer Helpers

Jo Anne Scott at Coronado Playhouse forwarded me a message from Ashley Gardner, replying to a message sent by Mary Anderson. They are building a pavilion near the Ferry Landing to serve as a temporary home while their new permanent theater is being built....
Posted by Shy Cloud at 12:44 PM in Theater

We Are Officially Online!!!

I just moved this Movable Type Blog to make it the new front page of ShyCloud.com! Hopefully, I have everything working correctly. It all seems to be working fine anyway. If you do find a problem, however, please let me know. Thanks! Enjoy!...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 12:32 PM in Blogging

April 14, 2004

I Changed Our Stylesheet

I just changed the stylesheet that controls the overall look of this Blog. The main reason I wanted a Content Management System is because they separate Content from Presentation. Now, whenever I want to add something new, the CMS will do most of the...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 6:15 PM in Blogging

April 13, 2004

Happy New Blog!!!

Our new Movable Type Blog seems to be up and running at last, appropriately on April 13, 2004! I launched my old ProLine BBS, Pro-Harold.cts.com, on July 13, 1991, so since then I've always considered the 13th a lucky day for me, and it...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 2:46 PM in Blogging

April 6, 2004

Two Rummelharts

My Mom, Helen Lenora (Rummelhart) Green, turned 85 on Friday, April 2. Her new right knee will turn 6 months old on April 16, and passed its 5-month checkup last Wednesday. J. Mark Rummelhart, Mom's brother, passed away in his sleep shortly after midnight...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 2:45 AM in Birthdays, DMG's Family, In Memoriam

April 2, 2004

What Kind Of Airport Does San Diego Want?

I will be spending all day Sunday participating in a focus group for the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority. The event is being organized by Flagship Research. Here is the message they sent me about the purpose of the day: Thank you for...
Posted by Shy Cloud at 4:50 PM in San Diego

April 1, 2004

The Cubes Are At Jimmy Love's Tonight!!!

The Cubes are at Jimmy Love's tonight and I'll be there! I took the photos on their flier during past shows at Jimmy Love's....
Posted by Shy Cloud at 2:42 PM in Music