Monthly Archives: May 2017

“He’ll save every one of us!”

So a couple of weeks ago I attended a special screening of a very special movie: This was in conjunction with Buffalo’s new comic-con, Nickel City Con, and what a night it was! In 1980, at the height of the … Continue reading

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Tone Poem Tuesday

John Williams may be the most famous film composer in history, but he has also done a fair amount of composing for the concert hall. This piece is a good example. His concert work tends to be slightly programmatic, often … Continue reading

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Larry Havers, 1946-1967

Fourteen years ago I wrote the following on Memorial Day, and I wanted to revisit it. It’s about the Vietnam Veteran whose name I remember, despite the fact that I had no relation to him and clearly never knew him, … Continue reading

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In memory of those who paid

An annual repost. Know, all who see these lines, That this man, by his appetite for honor, By his steadfastness, By his love for his country, By his courage, Was one of the miracles of the God. — Guy Gavriel … Continue reading

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Symphony Saturday

I don’t have a new work to post here (listening time was hard to come by this week), so I’ll revisit something old. Here’s one of the very greatest symphonies of all time, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 in A Major. … Continue reading

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Bad Joke Friday (40 years of STAR WARS edition)

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“The stars always exact a price”: AMONGST THE STARS is out!!!

What are you waiting for? The book is available now! Find out what happens next in the saga of Princesses Tariana and Margeth and their trusty pilot, Lt. Rasharri! Details at ForgottenStars.net! Share This Post

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The Force will be with you always: STAR WARS at 40

I didn’t see Star Wars on opening day. In truth I don’t even remember exactly when I saw it, but it was later in the summer of 1977. We had just moved from Wisconsin to Oregon, and in that time … Continue reading

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Something for Thursday (40 years of STAR WARS edition)

A longer post about Star Wars is forthcoming later today, but for now, let’s let John Williams (and Michael Giacchino) show the way! Happy birthday, Star Wars! Share This Post

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IT’S HERE!!!

AMONGST THE STARS is now available for purchase! Right now it’s paperback only, but don’t worry — the ebooks will be along in just a couple of weeks. More later, but for now…IT’S HERE!!! Share This Post

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