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July 18, 64: Rome Wasn't Burnt in a Day

Just whose fault was it anyway? Was it a cow kicking over a lantern, that strange new sect known as Christians, or the Emperor himself whom rumor would have wailing on a fiddle during the conflagration? 257 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

Laraaji - Universe

Since I’ve alluded to him a couple times, the least I could do is devote a post to a New Age giant: Laraaji. Born Edward Larry Gordon in Philadelphia, PA, he was a student of violin, piano, trombone, and voice in his youth and originally pursued studies in music at Howard University. 309 more words

Track Of The Day

German College Scholarships

This past week the German-American Society of Central New York awarded seven college scholarships to deserving high school seniors in Central New York. Three of those went to my former students:  Alexandra Herter, Joshua Moore and Alyssa Sherry.  154 more words

German-American Society Of Central New York

Cream Of The Crop

① memo 20160317 ~ Cream Of The Crop ~ Igls , Tirol , Austria , Winter 2006

① Memo

Yodel Water

① memo 20160313 ~ Yodel Water ~ Franz enjoys getting a glass “Jodel Wasser” (beer) to keep singing while playing the zither, Igls , Tirol , Austria , Winter 2006

① Memo

NaHaiWriMo 2-21-2016 ~ Floral Hours

Chinese zithers
lost in a floral design
I play for hours

Michael Dylan Welch and NaHaiWriMo:
February 21 writing Prompt: ZITHER.

and Bastet’s Haiga Birthday Month Event.

Rick Daddario

Happy New Year!

Dear readers / viewers / listeners of Songs for the Camera Obscura,

Having just entered 2016, I would like to wish you a happy and… 162 more words

Essays & Short Circuits