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Mark Pickerel @ Sea-Tac Airport (7/21/16)

I swear I don’t plan my trips to and from Seattle around Mark Pickerel’s appearances at the airport, but I ran into the man there again yesterday.  He was performing as part of Sea-Tac’s City of Music program which features … Continue reading

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Paul McCartney @ U.S. Bank Arena (7/10/16)

After three days of searching, I finally found my Paul McCartney ticket just 21⁄2 hours before the doors opened.  It turned out that one of my cousins had an extra and was willing to sell it to me for face … Continue reading

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I’m gonna go see this guy in concert tonight.

Or rather I’m gonna go see the guy that this guy reminds me of in concert tonight.  If I can find a ticket, that is.  The show is effectively sold out, the doors open in four hours, and I’m currently … Continue reading

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4,289,928 steps

Today is the one year anniversary of the day I got my first Fitbit sports watch-thingy.  The model I own–the Charge HR–measures my heart rate, calories burned, active minutes, and a few other interesting statistics.  The Fitbit is also a … Continue reading

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A Few Words From a Suitcase

Not much is known about my early days.  I’m a suitcase, after all, and don’t have the best memory.  I think I was manufactured in the late 1940s.  The company that made me was called Bon Nalda.  I know this … Continue reading

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Dostoevsky is the new Minotaur.

The same Dostoevsky quote has appeared in both books I’m reading within 24 hours of each other.  The first appearance was in James Runcie’s Sidney Chambers and the Dangers of Temptation.  It’s on page 312 in the final story, “Love … Continue reading

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Half Price Haul

Today’s post (#8 in a series of 10) shows the haul from my recent trip to Half Price Books.  I rarely find a bunch of good stuff on any given trip and typically come away with nothing more than a … Continue reading

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Sailor Babo & the Amazing Rainbow of Flowers!!!

Sailor Babo went for a stroll a few months ago and found some bright red flowers.  I took a picture of him in front of them.  Then we got it into our heads that we should try to get pictures … Continue reading

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Jeremy is really creeping me out.

See that guy over on the right there?  That’s Jeremy. I have no idea who Jeremy is.  I got him in a blind box at a Half Price Books in Columbus the day after Flight of the Conchords.  The box … Continue reading

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The Month in Music (6/16)

Here it is…all the music from June: Hmmm. It looks like I accidentally deleted the good picture and uploaded the blurry one. Well, it’s too late now as I’ve already picked up all the CDs from my bed and put … Continue reading

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