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Switching To Charcoal (Getting Started).

I did two rough sketches to acquaint myself with charcoal, If it’s your first time working with charcoal I’d advise you using charcoal pencils (You also get compressed charcoal, and soft charcoal they are actual solid pieces of charcoal, they come in different shapes).As for the pencils I use… after doing a lot of research on different pencil companies, General pencils kept popping up, with a lot of praise! 141 more words


BCG's approach to operating models

The Boston Consulting Group recently produced a report on the asset management industry.   The report has all sorts of insights about this industry, but it also has interesting material on BCG’s approach to operating model thinking.  507 more words

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Where Am I From, Anyway?

The other day I was walking the dogs I past the first house I lived in here in San Francisco, and I started pondering how long I’ve been here. 2,970 more words


Understanding The Oboe: A must see!

This is a must see video for all music educators, band directors, beginner oboists, and parents. Packed with more essential information then I could fit into the very first lesson, this video talks in-depth about purchasing instruments, taking care of them, and of course, reeds and reed making! 11 more words

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Essential Information for the Beginning Oboist


It is very important to have an instrument in a healthy, functioning condition. Please contact me for information on the various options for purchasing and renting a double reed instrument as well as a break in protocol for new or used wood oboes that have not been played recently. 553 more words

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Rockabilly Basics & Getting Started

I’ve always been intrigued by the class and glamour that is epitomized by classic pin-up models then several years ago I discovered rockabilly fashion. Suddenly I felt like I, too, could have that glamorous and sexy image I’d been so infatuated with. 607 more words


The Portable Kitchen

I find that I made my life much easier by packing the basic essentials I know I would need for prepping and cooking. These items include a small bottle of dish soap, a steak knife, fork, spoon and a plastic plate. 50 more words

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