st jude: Retinoblastoma, A Childhood Cancer, Takes A Guitar Legend at 41 - 03/04/08 03:03 AM
Jeff Healey, self taught guitaist, singer, and blues icon was stricken with Retinoblastoma at the age of 1 and lost his eyesight.  He lost his fight to this cancer over the weekend. He is already missed by his fans and friends he has made around the music industry.
The Jeff Healey Band had a huge hit back in the 80s with Angel Eyesand Jeff also appeard as Cody in the movie "Road House"with Patrick Swayze, Ben Gazzara and Sam Elliot.
What does that have to do with a post on Localism or Active Rain?
As some of you know I belong to the Mickey Jones Bikes … (11 comments)

st jude: Bikes & Blues With Mickey Jones, The Bike Run for St Jude Hospital Part 2 - 04/24/07 04:10 AM
Ok, I know you've been waiting for part 2 for days now. I'm sorry it took me this long to get it out to you but I had out of town guests this weekend! No, really, I did!
Here is the link to Part 1 Bikes & Blues With Mickey Jones, The Bike Run for St Jude Hospital just in case you missed it. I told you about everything before the ride.
I couldn't take very good photo's during the ride, holding a camera steady on the back of a 1982 Harley Davidson Shovel Head is next to impossible, I did … (18 comments)

st jude: Bikes & Blues With Mickey Jones, The Bike Run for St Jude Hospital - 04/20/07 06:57 AM
You've waited a long time for this one haven't you? You want to know how many bikes were on the ride, how much money did we raise, how did everything go?
It was a beautiful day, no threat of rain, nice and warm, perfect for our Bike Parade. I took over 360 photos this day, but I couldn't manage a good shot from the back of our 82 Shovel-head, of the actual ride.. HOWEVER! I did hook up with a photography club and they were placed thru-out the parade route with still and video cameras, when I get some of … (13 comments)

st jude: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Needs Florida Bikers! - 03/09/07 01:13 AM
Bikes and Blues With Mickey Jones in 2007 promises to be a great time for all!
Come on and join us for a nice ride, some good food, good music and good friends. I promise that you will not leave disappointed! There is no better feeling in the world then being in the middle of a gathering like this. We're not talking a poker run here, this is a non stop~escorted ride, <yep, that means running all the red lights and stop signs> so matter where you are in the "parade of bikes" it is the most awesome … (2 comments)




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