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What to do when you move to a new place and decide against keeping cable?

Any number of things spring to mind: Take long, humid evening walks, listening to crickets and sniffing the local flora. 898 more words


Film Screening: Walls of Sound—A Look Inside the House of Records

Walls of Sound— A Look Inside the House of Records (link to external site)

Filmmaker: David Gracon (Eastern Illinois University)

Thursday, May 23
Workers Arts and Heritage Centre… 226 more words

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Wine Fest and Jesse's Birthday

This weekend was Jesse’s Birthday so we spent Saturday in Chicago.

We packed in quite a bit on one beautiful Saturday in Chicago.

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I Hate Me, part 446,186

It was a slow day at work until about fifteen minutes before Matt left for the day. It seemed like the bus from crazytown (not the band) made an unscheduled stop, which it often does. 236 more words

Barely Brothers Records - St. Paul MN

Barely Brothers Records has been in business about 6 months. Today was my first visit and I was very impressed.  This is a vinyl only record store. 279 more words

Record Stores

I Hate Me, part 472,914

One of the many problems of being a middle aged man who works at a record store that you don’t own is that you get mistaken as the owner. 268 more words

The Tape Traders. #mondayblogs

Great songs on cassette required serious work if you wanted to hear them again.

Rewind, then Play.

Or if you owned a Walkman that was lacking in a Rewind button, you flipped the tape over, hit Fast-Forward, flipped the tape back and hope you managed to get far enough to get to the beginning of that great song. 395 more words

Notes From The Frogpond