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Phamily Foto Phriday 2-9-18

Surprisingly, I haven’t taken many pictures the last couple of weeks. Of the pictures that WERE taken, here are the ones that are relevant. Grace is figuring out how to “draw” only usually it’s on the wall. Xavier was the … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Robert Palmer

I listen to a number of different radio stations when I am driving around. Sometimes I listen to the classic rock station,  sometimes the “variety” station or the new/pop music station, the oldies or news, you get the idea. One … Continue reading

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Are We Saying Goodbye To The Mariners Kids Club?

This is the first year in several that we are not going to sign up for the Mariners Kids Club. No, I’m not particularly happy about it. As long as I’ve had this blog we have been attending Mariners games … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Versus

I have mentioned before that I do spin classes. I have also mentioned before that I don’t particularly enjoy them. It’s not the instructor’s fault, or any problem with the studio. It really is my own disposition, along with the … Continue reading

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Phamily Foto Phriday 1-26-18

Alright, so  it’s been a couple of months, and I’ve addressed part of that earlier this week. Let’s just jump into the pictures and catch up on things. We’re going to start off with a picture of Grace, smiling as … Continue reading

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January 2018 Geek Fuel

This month’s Geek Fuel box arrived and the contents were well met. There was a nice retro theme to the whole affair. First up is the shirt. It is a pretty cool old-school Transformers design. Then a journal, one of … Continue reading

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Absence Might Make The Heart Grow Fonder But Does Not Help Your Blog Post Count

As of today it has been over a month since my last blog post. There are three primary reasons for this, some more valid than others. First up, and initially, there is inertia. A blog at rest tends to stay … Continue reading

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Lulu (Lou Reed – Artist Of The Year Part 25)

This was the album I wasn’t looking forward to. When I decided to examine Lou Reed’s solo career this year Lulu was the album I was looking forward to the least. I am not a fan of Metallica. Lulu is … Continue reading

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Hudson River Meditations (Lou Reed – Artist Of The Year Part 24)

There isn’t much to say about this album. It has four “songs” and the first two are approximately 30 minutes each. Lou Reed created these pieces to help in his meditation. So yes, this is mostly ambient music, a real … Continue reading

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The Raven (Lou Reed – Artist Of The Year Part 23)

I got to see Lou Reed live in 2002, at the annual Bumbershoot festival. He was touring behind his previous album, Ecstasy, but also previewing his currently in-progress work, based on the poems of Edgar Allan Poe. I thought this … Continue reading

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