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I’m Not Alone Because I Brought The Wind

Earlier today I was listening to a lengthy lecture by a polyglot (a speaker of many languages), who was talking about his efforts to learn obscure natives in Central America.  One of the languages he knew was represented by a … Continue reading

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Grace To You And Peace From God The Father And Our Lord Jesus Christ

Having conducted a fairly detailed study of the openings of the Pauline epistles myself [1], I was pleased but not particularly surprised by the material in our retired pastor’s sermon yesterday about the message of the greetings and salutations of … Continue reading

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We’re Making Loud Music

Yesterday afternoon, I had the chance to watch a live discussion between Michelle Branch and her fans.  I happen to consider myself a fan of Michelle Branch [1], and like most of the people in the chat I was looking … Continue reading

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Book Review: That’s So 90s Pop

That’s So 90s Pop:  A Fill-In Activity Book, by Patrick Sullivan [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Clarkson Potter Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As someone whose teenage years took place in … Continue reading

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At Every Occasion I’ll Be Ready For The Funeral

Because I have a somewhat morbid sense of humor and a frequent tendency to muse on the darker side of life and death [1], it ought to come as no surprise that recently while spending some time chatting with people … Continue reading

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Hopeless Romantic

As some readers of this space may know, I happen to be a big fan of Michelle Branch, and I have been at least since her major label debut [1].  It has been seven years since the release of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Landscapes In Music

Landscapes In Music, by David B. Knight Although a relatively short read at just over 200 pages, this is the sort of book that will likely appeal most to people who have a love of geography as well as a … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Young The Giant – 2/1/2017 – Portland, OR (Roseland Theater)

From time to time I enjoy watching bands I really like and going to concerts at new venues [1], especially when those concerts are reasonably priced, and overall this was an enjoyable experience, albeit a complicated one.  After all, the … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Stevie Nicks

One of the worst-kept secrets of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is that it is far easier to be inducted as a solo artist if one has already been inducted as part of a group and vice versa. … Continue reading

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Living In A Box

There is little that is new about container thinking.  Although I am not a particularly handsome person myself, I happen to know quite a few people whose approaches to their own physical attractiveness is highly ambivalent.  On the one hand, … Continue reading

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