Author Archives: M-----l

My Favorite Things (2018) aka “Violet Brown & I on bikes”

I was sitting around thinking about ways to quietly knock the mirrors off the SUV that’s been parked in front of my house for eight days when I decided my time would be better spent making some end-of-year lists. I … Continue reading

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“I’m trying to bite a great big icicle in the back yard in this picture.”

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James Taylor & His All-Star Band @ Key Arena (6/6/18)

Beth and I saw a James Taylor concert at Key Arena a few weeks ago.  It was her first time seeing him; I believe it was my 18th.  It had been a long time for me, though.  My previous show … Continue reading

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Yo La Tengo @ the Neptune Theatre (6/1/18)

[NOTE: Beth and I saw Yo La Tengo perform concerts on consecutive nights at the Neptune Theatre in Seattle a few weeks ago.  I did a quick post about the first show the morning after, but I’m just now getting … Continue reading

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Yo La Tengo @ the Neptune Theatre (5/31/18)

Beth and I headed off to the University District for the first of two nights of Yo La Tengo concerts at the Neptune Theatre.  We got in a traffic jam on the way, but still ended up arriving just as … Continue reading

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Richard Buckner @ the Columbia City Theater (5/24/18)

So this old guy came up to me in the pizza restaurant all nervous-like and said “Richard” with a question mark at the end.  Confused, I gave him my best “back-the-f-up” stare and continued walking to the cash register.  Then … Continue reading

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Buffalo Tom @ Neumos (3/1/18)

Less than twelve hours after seeing Buffalo Tom perform an in-studio session at KEXP, Beth and I went to see them put on a proper concert at Neumos.  The venue was crowded, but we still managed to get our spot … Continue reading

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Buffalo Tom @ KEXP Studios (3/1/18)

Beth and I got up, skipped our showers, skipped our breakfasts, and hustled down the hill while still wearing at least half of the clothes we’d slept in.  Maybe we changed our socks.  So why did two people who are … Continue reading

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Shelley Short, Tomo Nakayama & Tom Brosseau @ the Fremont Abbey (2/23/18)

[NOTE: Now that I’ve caught up with all the forgotten concert write-ups, I can finally concentrate on the posts documenting the shows I see going forward.  This post right here is the first of those.  Like most of my recent … Continue reading

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Bootleg Yeti and the State of Things

2017 is over.  It’ll go down in my history as being the year I forgot to get any haircuts at all, and for that time I mucked up my knee in the Lego Store while trying to make a Darren … Continue reading

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