Monthly Archives: February 2020

Something for Thursday (Friday edition)

Concluding a celebration of Black History Month by way of music, we have a selection performed by musical prodigy Philippa Duke Schuyler. Schuyler lived from 1931 to 1967. She was an enormously gifted musician who spent much of her youth … Continue reading

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REPOST: Love, Logic, and Why I Don’t Write Dystopia: Some Rambling Thoughts on the Occasion of Leonard Nimoy’s Passing

Leonard Nimoy died five years ago today. Here’s the post I wrote on that occasion. When The Wife and I were on our honeymoon, one of the stops was the Boston Museum of Science. I’m always a fan of science … Continue reading

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Tone Poem Tuesday (Thursday Edition)

Yup, another really busy week…plus, Tuesday fell on The Wife’s birthday and I didn’t want to bury her post below Tone Poem Tuesday, so here we are. Interesting piece today, in that there isn’t a single string or wind instrument … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday My Love (at Fifty!)

Today is The Wife’s birthday! This year is a big one: this year, she turns fifty. We passed the point several years ago when we had been together for over half her life, but that milestone definitely stands out right … Continue reading

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Ack! An apology

I’ve just discovered that Blogger has again done that thing where it fails to notify me via email that there are comments awaiting approval (a few from my Christmas music posts!), so I apologize if you thought I rejected your … Continue reading

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Bad Joke Friday

My job is to drill holes in things and then bolt them together. At first it’s boring, but later on, it’s riveting. Share This Post

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Something for Thursday (posted on Friday because of WRITING WRITING WRITING edition)

Despite my best efforts in high school and college–and I did make a lot of efforts–I never did become a “jazzman,” as the term was back then. (I have no idea if the jazz world has adopted a more inclusive … Continue reading

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Tone Poem Tuesday (Late Thursday Edition)

You know how when I get hyper-focused on finishing a writing project, I push everything else aside and work only on that? Sure you do! I spent the bulk of this week’s leisure and writing time on finishing second-round edits … Continue reading

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BLASTOFF!!!

Sometimes you just have to admire the awesome power of a rocket’s thrust. Share This Post

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Bad Joke Friday

Maybe I’ve used this one before. Maybe I haven’t. I dunno, it’s still bad. Share This Post

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