Monthly Archives: February 2016

Symphony Saturday

One wonderful effect of this series has been my listening to a lot of music by composers I’d never heard of before. Setting aside what you hear on a regular basis in the world’s concert halls, an astonishing number of … Continue reading

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Bad Joke Friday

I know a guy with a butler who has no left arm. Serves him right. Share This Post

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Something for Thursday (Happy Birthday, My Love edition)

It’s The Wife’s birthday! Another year of magic and occasional mayhem in the books. Let’s see…over the past year we’ve gotten to know our dog better and we went to New York City and we discovered places that make good … Continue reading

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How I do Social Media!!

If you’re a writer these days, you pretty much have to engage in social media in some way or other, unless you are a sufficiently big name that maybe you don’t have to but it’s fun to do so (see … Continue reading

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Bad Joke Friday

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Behold the Hunter!

I bought a new camera prior to our trip to New York City last year, and I’ve spent a bit of time exploring its various shooting modes, including a nifty Moon mode, which basically keeps the shutter open for a … Continue reading

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Something for Thursday

Remember the other day, when you said that you needed some more Rachmaninov in your life? Well, I live to serve! The Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini is one of Rachmaninov’s most enduring works, and it’s easy to hear … Continue reading

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You’re not fooling anybody, Canada!

I’ve long suspected curling of not being a real thing, and now Cal goes and confirms it, with this bit of “commentary” on Facebook (in response to this photo of what we’re told is the outcome of a curling match, … Continue reading

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My Favorite Fictional Presidents

Let’s rank some Presidents Who Never Were! 5. Thomas Beck President Beck’s record might seem spotty, given the amount of destruction due to natural disaster during his term, but his stoic leadership helped keep a seemingly doomed nation calm in … Continue reading

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