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More Music

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

I’ve added a few artists to the Now Playing section on the side of this site.  Figured, since I’ve moved from my Gypsies soundtrack to Kings, it ought to reflect what’s actually playing.
A lot of jazz right now, a few French things, various oddities that almost fit within there and almost don’t, but all work […]

Surgical Removal

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008

I hate cutting words.
Let me rephrase that: I hate cutting words during the writing phase.  During revisions, it’s fine and natural and expected, and it happens with seemingly reckless abandon.  Blue ink pours across the page as words are removed, changed, rearranged, twisted, added, and excised.
During the writing phase, I expect to keep writing until […]

Olympic Fever

Monday, August 11th, 2008

I know there are other things going on the world.  I pay attention, sometimes, to those things.  There are other things going on in my life, too, and I can’t help but pay attention to those.
But it’s the Olympics that have got me now.
I’m not a big sports person.  But the concept behind the Olympic […]

Welcome to August

Friday, August 1st, 2008

If it were the first of May, we’d be calling it May Day.  Instead, it’s just 1 August, or August 1, or just another sweltering summer day.
Also happens to be the anniversary of the day, back in 1981, MTV started broadcasting and changed television and music as we knew it.  ‘Course, at the time, I […]