Encore et Snore

10 years ago (in 2014) I went to France twice, both times to the South. Once on my own in the spring to Nice (which was a very tumultuous trip), and then to Roquebrune-Cap-Martin in August with my American family. In Roquebrune-Cap-Martin I shared a hotel room with my American brother, and he snored like […]

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1993 and 1988

No one reads much at this end of the blog these days (not even me). So I can quite safely warble on about being all old and nostalgic about years long gone. Listening to Jellyfish and thinking about the strange, strange year that was 1993 (for me). Pondering 1988, seemingly a “nothing year” for me […]

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Recollecting A Broken Brandy Glass

A memory I buried for a long time. An emotional moment that I wanted to just forget about. It seems like I had more of those when I was younger than I do now as an adult. There were numerous times when something stirred my emotions to turmoil and I couldn’t handle that. Maybe I […]

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OMG

There is an LP that I own, and its spatial sound, the sound of the mix of all the songs and its lush, reverberating production remind me of a time and a place that I experienced “between lives”. The place and the time are combined, though the place existed long before the time. The time […]

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1986

There’s a teeny bit of my town that just resembles 1986 Why do I say that? Well, in 1986 you had a group like Level 42 who represented a nice clean way of living. Level 42 were…a Ford Fiesta XR2 or a Ford Escort XR3i. They were a house on a modern estate at the […]

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