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Poco Allegretto and Found Light

With short-sleeve days in January and daily additions to the catalog of rule changes and revelations from Washington, the start of official spring was not much in my mind this year until WQXR’s… 1,303 more words


What happened on important days in my life?

On the day of my birth –

 Day In History: What Happened On September 8, 1950 In History?

<p>Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.</p> 1,337 more words


The ship

After boot camp I went to Navy data processing technician school in San Diego. This was in the summer of 1973. Microcomputers had not yet been invented and computers, even the simplest ones, were huge machines that took up entire rooms. 533 more words


To Quote Shakespeare: What’s in a name?

Or how I came up the name of this blog, as wordy as it is.

Let’s time warp back to 2006(ish).

I was living on campus at the… 347 more words


Have island, will rusticate

Born and raised to the age of eight in the largest, noisiest, sharpest-elbowed city in Canada, I gave no thought to the pastoral life of country folk I’d occasionally see on CBC television during the supper hour. 556 more words


Gotta get lucky sometime. [Journal 3-23-17]

The Seatbelts – Real Folk Blues.

Well I’m confused. The night of my last post, I was tired from the week’s work, yet I only slept six hours. 565 more words

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What's in a name?

What’s in a name? That which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet.

Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet (II, ii, 1-2)

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