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Dr. Fronkenstein, I Presume? Mad Guitar Science!

I have been having some fun by sticking guitars together.  Specifically, a cheap Stratocaster copy (made by Canvas) with no vibrato and two humbuckers, an ugly body and a wonderful neck (Guitar One), and a cheap semi-strat copy (Behringer) with … Continue reading

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It’s been a while.

So.  It’s been a while since I last wrote.  Maybe I’m getting old. Or maybe not. There’s a piece in today’s New York Times that examines the question of getting old. Honestly, I do not feel old.  Oh, I ache … Continue reading

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A Meditation on Autumn

Some people like Spring. I think Spring is OK—bare trees burst into green, lining fields and streets (if you’re fortunate enough to live in a city with trees, that is).  And of course, Spring is the traditional dating/mating and/or birth … Continue reading

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Buying Shit on Sale

This sort of goes along with my previous entry…a bit of wisdom that I used to know and then forgot: Never buy anything because it’s on sale. This is difficult to remember, because T loves shopping for bargains.  So, for … Continue reading

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Buy, Buy Love

This is mostly about me, but I suspect it’s an affliction I share. I like to buy things. A new phone?  Sure.  A new computer?  Sure.  A new bag?  Sure.  A new Shirt?  Sure.  And so on and on. I … Continue reading

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Look What They’ve Done to My Song, Ma.

They’re tearing down the junior high where I went to school in the early ‘70s.  My senior high school, which I graduated from in 1976, is now a community and (appropriately) senior center. I don’t miss them. I learned a … Continue reading

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Consumer Retorts: Brother Printers, Zenni Optical Glasses

OK, that’s just a fun title.  I thought this would be a good time (why not?) to write a couple of positive reviews that are long overdue.  I will not post links to the manufacturers, but you can get them … Continue reading

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