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Bonnaroo 2009: Wrap-Up

Image by Olaf via Flickr It has been a year since I went to Bonnaroo and I’ve just realized that I never wrote anything about the experience. At least nothing of any real length. Since it has been so long, I’m just going to hit on two things that really…Continue Reading

Scorpions of the Undead

The memoir I recount thus is an attempt to purge the demons of my mind from dragging me hither unto the shadowy depths of madness. The terrors conjured up by the knowledge of this tale should bring any sane man to the brink or beyond. It is for this reason…Continue Reading

Musings for the week of 2010-02-08

I have a gig Thursday playing doumbek for belly dancers at an area high school. I wish I hadn't hibernated the drumming all winter! # Just bought Equal Rites: Discworld #3 (Unabridged) by Terry Pratchett on # Balthazar drew a stick-figure cartoon today. One figure had a speech…Continue Reading

Remembering the Future

As one looks deeply into their ancestral past, it is the future that you begin to see. I’ve recently been somewhat engaged in the genealogical study of my mother’s father’s name, Gradin. I have discovered, for one, that genealogy is not for the timid nor uncommitted. It is some hard…Continue Reading

Musings for the week of 2010-01-05

Happy New Years! What was Jennifer Lopez wearing? # Wow! 24° outside – that's chilly… # I've put new flooring down now in two of the four rooms that need it during my vacation. Baby's room is looking great! # It's in the high teens this morning and the house…Continue Reading