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Tutorial with Jonathan Kearney

Due to my work commitments here in Tokyo, my practice in the past month has practically stopped. No, it has stopped and unfortunately will continue to do so until the end of July. 249 more words


hitting hot buttons

You never know when you are going to hit someone’s hot button, or when they might hit yours.

Our Verizon Fios television service went wonky over the weekend and we weren’t able to resolve the problem with the agent by phone. 252 more words

The 1970's

Great Rock Albums of 1982: Hawkwind- Church of Hawkwind

Hawkwind didn’t come to my attention until 1983 when a friend of mine introduced me to them. While, I never heard of them, I know that they weren’t completely unknown in the US during the 1970s. 408 more words


My more "grown up" reflections on the song "Wildfire"

I found mysticism and beauty in a surprising place this past week. I have been haunted by a ghost horse for six days now. My recent post about nicknames for… 1,401 more words

Pop Culture

Great Rock Albums of 1982: Steve Miller Band- Abracadabra

Unfortunately for the Steve Miller Band, they were another artist, like Billy Joel, I had written off as selling out in the early 1980s. They were another band I was quite into in the late 1970s only to go off them in the early 80s. 494 more words


Great Rock Albums of 1982: Status Quo- 1+9+8+2

Status Quo are yet another British rock band who never quite cracked America. I first heard of them during the short time I was in the UK when I was in the service and then hardly ever heard their name until my arrival in 1986. 472 more words


Great Rock Albums of 1982: Billy Joel- The Nylon Curtain

April Fool’s Day has past and I am glad that everybody enjoyed my little joke last week but as Rich from Kamertunes pointed out, many of us have our musical guilty pleasures, here’s mine. 574 more words