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Growth is Something That Happens When You’re Not Noticing

More than six years ago, when this blog was a matter of fits and starts–even more than it is now–I wrote about my beloved “Star Trek” guitar picks. You see, back in the late ’70s, I was just learning to … Continue reading

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Locomotive Breath Part II

He sees his children jumping off At stations, one by one –Jethro Tull In the unlikely event that you follow this blog, you’ve seen me writing quite a bit about death lately. This afternoon, sick with a cold, I’m just … Continue reading

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Trying to Imagine What Death is Like

I’ve been thinking about death a lot of late.  Most recently, the publicity around David Cassidy’s death has provoked me to thought because—as much as I hate to admit it—The Partridge Family was a part of my youth. So let … Continue reading

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My Bohemian Window

The summer after I graduated from college, I was independently wealthy. It was 1981, I was 23 years old, and I held in my hand an acceptance letter from a graduate school that included free tuition and a $4,500 per … Continue reading

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New Bag Time Thule Strävan, Reviewed

This blog turns out to be one of the longer-lasting ones around.  I started out (badly) in, let’s see:  Ah.  June, 2008.  Took a while to get going, posts in fits and starts, but, what the heck, I’m still here.  … Continue reading

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Well, this could be the last time.

I didn’t buy a guitar yesterday.  I was going to.  I had, the day before, arranged to visit the seller, and then I realized something and didn’t go.  But I almost did… The story starts around 40 years ago in … Continue reading

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Game of Phones

(aka “A Screed of Depression and Hatred”) This morning I’m feeling depressed.  The United States of America, the country I was born into and love, is in the hands of an idiot.  Puerto Rico, part of that country, has been … Continue reading

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