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Saturday, March 10, 2007

A near brush with the Blues Brothers

Since both Dave and Blevins are talking about John Belushi on the 25th anniversary of his death, here's this.

Phone rings. Four o'clock on a Saturday morning.

I'm partying with the Blues Brothers. Do you want to join us?

Phone rings. Four thirty.

I'm at Treasure Island with the Blues Brothers. Can you make hamburgers?

Five o'clock.

We're going for burgers at Redamax. Do you want to come?

Jimmy T. He was someone who lived around the corner from me who was somewhat acquainted with someone who knew them. And, yes, this was way before cell phones.

Posted by Marie at March 10, 2007 1:05 AM


I drove by his grave last summer in Martha's Vineyard. Does that count?

Posted by: Grant Miller, Esq. at March 10, 2007 6:23 PM

In the end, you don't regret the things you did in life but the things you didn't do.

Posted by: Dave at March 10, 2007 7:00 PM

Grant Miller, Esq., yes, it definitely counts.

Dave, that crowd had a reputation for drinking and drugging hard. No regrets for that.

Posted by: Marie at March 10, 2007 10:56 PM

Testing the new daylight savings time thing.

Posted by: Marie at March 11, 2007 2:20 AM

Oh dear. The time on my computer says 1:21 A.M.

Posted by: Marie at March 11, 2007 2:21 AM

It could be that the server for this web site has been changed already since it is in the Eastern Time Zone.

Posted by: Marie at March 11, 2007 2:22 AM

I met him. I went to see him at Second City with his brother and some other Wheaton high school friends. He seemed rather crabby to me, that's all I remember about him.

Posted by: kath at March 13, 2007 1:17 PM