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Cost comparisons

Kind of as a follow-up to my previous post about R.E.M.’s  overpriced Automatic For The People 4-CD set, I was thinking about how this isn’t exactly without precedent. Back in 1991, I was a poor college sophomore and in what … Continue reading

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Just do it

Those of you that know me know that I don’t do the outdoors very well. I don’t camp. It’s my biggest failing as a husband but it’s cancelled out by the fact that Heidi doesn’t watch horror films. In any … Continue reading

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Friday Five: 2/21/14

One of my favorite blogs/web sites, PopDose, has a regular feature in which contributor Michael Parr shuffles iTunes and reports on the first 5 songs that come up. It’s called The Friday Five and I always enjoy it, even though … Continue reading

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People, along with Simply Streisand and Stoney End, is one of my favorite Streisand albums.  If I could only keep three, it would be those. I’d miss some of the others, but these are ones that have prominent places in … Continue reading

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Being at war with each other

I very frequently say that it takes so little to be kind. But for some reason it seems to be rather difficult for many people.  It’d be easy to blame it on our overly cynical society, but I think that’s … Continue reading

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Fun with Photoshop

I have to admit that I’ve never messed around with Photoshop much.  Mostly I’ve just been envious of people whose Photoshop skills vastly exceed mine, which would be pretty much everyone on the planet.  But tonight I spent a little … Continue reading

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She’s still here

Today is Barbra Streisand’s birthday.  She is SEVENTY.  As a friend of mine said earlier this week, she makes being 70 cool…ish.  She is, without a doubt, the oldest artist whose career I have followed down to its minutiae. She’s … Continue reading

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