Monthly Archives: July 2017

I’ve got a little list…

Top Five Awesome Things About My Recent Surgery 5. The anesthesiologist actually laughed at my¬†Walking Dead jokes. 4. In fact, pretty much everyone I met at the hospital enjoyed my act. Thanks! Y’all were a great audience! 3. You know … Continue reading

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Time-Slices for Violin and Accompaniment

One of the things I really love about the Library of Congress Flickr stream’s collection of images from the early 20th C. (News in the 1910s) is that it provides a vivid reminder (as if one needed it) of the … Continue reading

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Still Spectacular After All These Years

Every year, the little town I live in throws a big ol’ 4th of July parade, and every year it serves as another example of how little towns live, grow, and change. It invariably begins with the patriotic past, and … Continue reading

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How To Work A Hat

Today’s trip to the Library of Congress Flickr Stream is instructional in nature, with particular regard to applied haberdashery. Your instructor in the fine art of hattery today is the brilliant Luisa Tetrazzini, late 19th/early 20th Century coloratura soprano and … Continue reading

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