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It’s My Birthday!

Guess how old I am?

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Sadly, It’s Not at All Inexplicable

Right now the world is reeling from the slaughter in Christchurch, New Zealand.  Some (many) people describe the shooting as “inexplicable.”  But it’s important to recognize that it is not inexplicable, nor is it the result of “mental illness,” though … Continue reading

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A small spew…

So many things floating around my mind right now.  I guess in some ways I’m in the process of finishing business.  I spoke with L online for a couple of hours recently.  I hadn’t seen her in almost 40 years, … Continue reading

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Less than a Month! Looking back…and going Home.

Less than a month between posts, that is. The looking back part is because I just saw a photo blog focused on the seventies.  I had two reactions as I looked at.  The first was that people who are young … Continue reading

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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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