Category Archives: Monk’s Blog

Phamily Foto Phriday 5-26-17 (Catching Up Edition Part 1)

I mentioned there haven’t been any posts because I’ve been busy, right? Let’s take a look at what has been going on. We start off with a couple shots of what my day typically consist of – such as Tevye doing … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Where?

I am sure the 12 regular readers of my blog have been wondering where I’ve been and why there hasn’t been any posts in over two weeks. There was a full week I was completely offline, which was nice, but that’s … Continue reading

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Phamily Foto Phriday 5-4-17 (Emerald City Feis Edition)

Last weekend Dela competed in the 2017 Emerald City Feis, the local Irish dance competition that is coincidentally hosted by the school she attends. The call goes out every year for volunteers and every year I never find the time. … Continue reading

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Spinning In Place

There are two things you should know and keep in mind while reading this post. The first is that I’m not really a morning person. I get up early because I have to, not because I want to. People who … Continue reading

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Defeat

This picture is of my treadmill, and it is broken. No, it wasn’t a recent thing, either, but it has been broken for well over a year. And yet I still could not part with it. The belt tread is … Continue reading

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Spring Broken

I know it’s been a while since I posted an original post. Spring Break has not been kind to me. I should note I have two “vacation” weeks to endure where most people only have one. How did I get … Continue reading

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Sally Can’t Dance (Lou Reed – Artist Of The Year Part 6)

Lou Reed’s 4th solo studio album built on the success of Transformer, his second album, as well as his first solo live album. Sally Can’t Dance sees the same storytelling narratives getting a more rocking arrangement, with plenty of “punch” … Continue reading

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Phamily Foto Phriday 4-14-17

It has been a crazy couple of weeks since the last installment. So much going on I have barely had time to capture any of it. Let’s start with Tevye in the backyard plowing bubbles because… Spring! And here’s the … Continue reading

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The Beach Boys Coming To The Fair

Yes, that’s right. The Beach Boys, led by Mike Love and longtime member Bruce Johnston, have become a perennial touring machine.  The band’s most recent album is 2012’s That’s Why God Made The Radio and was  received with much acclaim and … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Rock And Roll Animal (Artist Of The Year Lou Reed Part 5)

And we come to one of the biggest disappointments in the box set. I know Lou Reed The RCA & Arista Album Collection is meant to recreate the albums as issued, so we aren’t getting the bonus tracks on the … Continue reading

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