Category Archives: Musings

Musical crap factories

Traveling and hiking in Switzerland there has been one constant: bad music. A few days ago we were waiting on a tram and did not feel we could leave the building and chance missing it. We felt like prisoners in a … Continue reading

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When unspoken is best left that way

“But if I really say it, The radio won’t play it, Unless I lay it between the lines.” (Dave Dixon, Noel Paul Stookey, James Mason, “I Did Rock and Roll Music,” Performed by Peter, Paul and Mary) The above lamentation … Continue reading

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Something completely different …

This is off the beaten path, just something nice for us to enjoy. A few years back my wife and I had a chance to see the Colorado Symphony perform Beethoven’s Ninth Choral Symphony, Ode to Joy. My wife has … Continue reading

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Talking Conspiracy with Family & Friends

So it’s Turkey Day in the US of A. Which means many of us will be spending a lot of time today and the next few weeks with family and friends. Some of us might even be brave enough to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on death

It was three weeks ago tomorrow that I ate beef carpaccio in Akaroa, New Zealand, and I now feel that I am through the resulting illness. It was probably a staph infection, untreatable by antibiotics, carrying with it smaller attacks … Continue reading

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Aliens among us

My last 26 years have been a quest to understand our world, and to a small degree I think I have succeeded. There are two key features of our existence that cast a dark shadow over every human affair. Psychopaths: … Continue reading

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The 555 jolt back to reality

Have you ever been watching a movie or TV show and get caught up in it, and they have to give a phone number as part of the plot and it is always a “555” number? They have to do … Continue reading

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There will be blood, like always, this coming year

I do not honor the dawn of a new rotation around the sun as any special occurrence since the selection of the “starting point” is random. I do not make lists of events in the past rotation seeking to rank … Continue reading

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Shania Twang

I enjoyed the Rolling Stone article about Natalie Maines, former lead singer for the Dixie Chicks. The group was subjected to a severe lashing when Maines uttered aloud a thought crime about the Iraq war during a concert in London. … Continue reading

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A really depressing movie

I watched the move “The Grey” last night, starring Liam Neeson. It started out as “we,” but my wife quickly had had enough. I wanted my $4.99 worth. (This is not movie review, lest you think I have any pretensions … Continue reading

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