Monthly Archives: August 2007

not your ordinary Sell Out

I think I posted about Petra Haden’s solo ‘a capella’ recording of the entire Who album some time ago. She multi-tracked everything. I found the whole idea strangely fascinating. Her recreation of the orginal album cover art is a hoot. … Continue reading

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and if you don’t like it we’ll sue your a**!

Yesterday started badly even for a Monday but later my spirits were lifted a little. I work for a large law firm. There is an organization which focuses on technical matters specific to our industry. Reading thru their quarterly magazine … Continue reading

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One place I like to search for books is any Goodwill store I happen by as I’m out and about. At $0.59 per paperback the price can’t be beat. After a couple years of scanning the shelves of Goodwills over … Continue reading

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you can lead an adult to the library but you can’t make them read

Today on cnn.com and msnbc.com I noticed the same item about the abysmal reading habits of adult American based on a recent survey. I could start throwing out all sorts of comments about the (reading) habits of others but in … Continue reading

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“There are no morals in a poem; there are no morals in any work of art. There are no specific lessons to be learned and there is no advice to be followed. There are many implications in a poem which … Continue reading

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ladies and gentlemen, start you (marketing) engines!

As I’ve often stated I’m not a sports fan but I am entertained by some of the controversy surrounding sports. Take for instance what happened this week in NASCAR. Some earlier court decision was reversed in favor of NASCAR that … Continue reading

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where I wish I had been 38 years ago this week…

Instead, I was camping with my family in a State Park (Cloudland Canyon I believe) in the mountains of north-west Georgia preparing for my teenage years, as I turned 13 on that August the 18th. This is the most exciting … Continue reading

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