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Darren Hanlon @ the B-Side at One Lucky Guitar (5/23/15)

I woke up on Saturday morning, made some coffee, and checked in on the internet.  One of the first things I saw was an Instagram post from Darren Hanlon saying he’d left New York City at 3:00 a.m. on a … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Road Trip, uh huh!

If I wake up tomorrow morning and decide that a seven hour drive is a good thing, then I will take the ticket out of this envelope, get in my car, and head off in what I think is probably … Continue reading

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This is what it’s like to be me.

The first thing you do is head over to Fawn Alley, the set of steps that leads from where you live down to Mt. Lookout Square.  You take extra care when walking beneath the overhanging limbs as you don’t want … Continue reading

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SIBR: Ten Books I’ve Read Since the Last Time I Wrote About Books All the Way Back in February

I don’t think anybody noticed, but this website was dead for about a month earlier this year.  I eventually got things going again with a concert write-up and a couple posts about new music, but I still haven’t written about … Continue reading

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Hey, let’s look at four vintage photographs!

I bought this old photo for a few reasons: It shatters the previous record of most women/girls on/near a boat/ship by five! It appears that there are at least two sets of sisters in the boat.  There might even be … Continue reading

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This post features 44 Spenser novels and a tub of spicy raisins.

I’ve recently been working on a book sorting project in an attempt to get my library more organized and possibly pared down a bit.  It seemed like a good time to do this as I’ve reached the point where I … Continue reading

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Marc Cohn @ the 20th Century Theatre (5/6/15)

I drove by this marquee in Oakley last week and decided right there that I’d go see Marc Cohn in concert on the following Tuesday.  I was quite excited as Marc is an old favorite of mine and I’d never … Continue reading

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On dud batteries and new squirrels…

I have a collection of unused Duracell batteries that have died long before their expiration dates.  They sit in a bag in my basement spewing out white stuff.  Not knowing what to do with them, I decided to use chopsticks … Continue reading

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Adventures in music acquisition #177

I wrote a post last Sunday that made reference to a bunch of recent non-Record Store Day music purchases.  Well, this post is going to catch up on all that stuff in four pictures.  Maybe I’ll type up a few … Continue reading

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Record Store Day: Music for me -vs- Music for Beth

Saturday was Record Store Day.  I decided to go to pilates instead.  I was very proud of myself for that decision.  Yes, I was working on my core while the main hubbub was going on over at Everybody’s Records.  Once … Continue reading

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