Monthly Archives: May 2011

A Few Thoughts on History, and a Few More On Strength

I’m very sure that if you watch the History Channel, you may have noticed more than one special on the United States Civil War. It has been 150 years. A century and a half. This is an interesting piece of … Continue reading

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The Menu

H’okay, ladies and gents…time to do a quick little round-up as to what’s happening around me in the next while. You may read all about it at a later point here, but other things…well, we shall see. Confirmed: This Thursday: … Continue reading

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AW May Blog Chain: Relationships

Per the prompt: Show a character’s approach to relationships in a short scene. A harmless exchange between mother and daughter? A submissive character overwhelmed by a dominant partner? A passionate lover’s quarrel? A forlorn, unrequited letter? Use your characters’ interaction … Continue reading

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Chasing Music, Newport Edition: Day 3

If Days 1 and 2 were something, then Day 3 confirmed, once and for all, that I came to the right place for music. I have got to do this again next year. It started raining a bit earlier in the … Continue reading

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Chasing Music, Newport Edition: Day 2

Waking up, breakfast – I won’t bore you with those details! But…there is music. LOTS of music! I will confess, I didn’t catch the entire day’s show. Jeffrey Osborne does not appeal to me, and I had forgone DW3 in … Continue reading

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Chasing Music, Newport Edition: Day 1

This truly goes down in history as being the best birthday ever. Again, thanks everyone for wishing me well. It means a lot. So, after about 10 hours of traveling time total (note to self: direct flights are good, kthx), … Continue reading

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Notes to Self for Future Traveling: – If taking Delta, hit JFK.  – Also if taking Delta, have breakfast beforehand.  This is brought to you by the unpleasant discovery that not only is the Delta terminal at LaGuardia is woefully … Continue reading

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