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California Dreaming: Lonely Little Girl

After the problems of getting Absolutely Free released, Frank Zappa quickly ran into more record label problems, this time over an album to be titled… 1,232 more words

Week 4 of Marathon Training

I completed week 4 of marathon training, I ran a total of 16 miles and my longest run was 9 miles. I did miss one day where I had to run 3 miles cause I was so tired from work. 221 more words


Phase Three

We are in toasty San Diego and I am pleading. “This will be our Phase Three”. At least I’m hoping that as I try to ease my husband into less work. 710 more words

California Dreamin'

Lots of places around the country are starting to feel that seasonal depression sinking in from all the grey and snow. But here in California it’s still fairly warm, especially compared to being surrounded by snow. 134 more words


Crosspost from Kickstarter re: California Dreaming

The initial plan for this book was that it would be about 50,000 words, and cover roughly fifty songs, and be done by some time in December 2014. 276 more words

California Dreaming: Heroes & Villains

Van Dyke Parks was already a major figure in the LA music scene before he started working with Brian Wilson, being involved in one way or another with Tim Buckley, the Byrds, Buffalo Springfield, and the Mothers of Invention, but he was unknown outside the music scene — a genius looking for the right vehicle for his abilities. 1,089 more words