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Do I grow the beard out or not?

Someone I go to church with — a lady unafraid to speak her mind, which I respect tremendously — made a remark to my daughter in the last couple of weeks that she thought I’d be quite good looking if … Continue reading

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My music playlist for today (June 30, 2012 edition)

It’s a hot summer day, I’ve been out enjoying some time on our Sabbath day with the family, and I’m just now getting around to putting together a playlist for today. Once more, I’m going to some of the music … Continue reading

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My music playlist for today (June 29, 2012 edition)

After featuring the guitar-driven music of ZZ Top yesterday in the classic rock category, I’m in the mood today for a bit more of the blues, Texas-style. I’m not going to focus on just one musician today.  Instead, I’ll focus … Continue reading

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My music playlist for today (June 24, 2012 edition)

Get ready for some playlists this week containing a bunch of Bill Bruford. There’s still a ton of classic jazz from way back when that I could get to, but maybe it’s time to give some recognition to some of … Continue reading

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My music playlist for today (June 23, 2012 edition)

When you’re feeling like you’re just spinning in circles through life and the runaround gets tiresome, it’s always nice to break out of it with some classical music. It soothes the mind, body, and soul. I’m in the mood today … Continue reading

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My music playlist for today (June 20, 2012 edition)

This is a big weekend for a lot of progressive rock fans.  Starting Friday and running through Sunday, prog rock fans from the U.S. and beyond will be traveling to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, for the Northeast Art Rock Festival — also … Continue reading

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My music playlist for today (June 14, 2012 edition)

Again, this week’s music playlists are an attempt to focus on those ladies of song who could step out of one genre and be just as big in another, whether it’s opera or rock or jazz or country or soul … Continue reading

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My music playlist for today (June 10, 2012 edition)

The human voice is a powerful musical instrument.  When they’re truly mastered by someone with great gifts, any musical instrument can bring out different emotions — sadness, joy, love, anger, pain, etc.  Is there one that speaks from the heart … Continue reading

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My music playlist for today (June 1, 2012 edition)

My lovely wife and I did our usual bit of after-sundown Saturday night dancing over in her music teaching studio last weekend, and although I had other things going through my mind at the time that kind of dampened my … Continue reading

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My music playlist for Memorial Day 2012

Country music is all-American stuff.  Much like jazz, it’s something that can solidly claim that it is American music, through and through. On a day like today — Memorial Day, when we honor those who have fallen in service to … Continue reading

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