Monthly Archives: May 2012

Originally posted on The Fifth Column:
It appears to me that the folks that may not make it to heaven are those in the church teaching that little boy hate… Class War Exists The other day – Aphrodite wrote about…

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Originally posted on The Fifth Column:
I’ve written a few posts on Bank of America‘s heartlessness in the past.  Here’s another one…just as or even more egregious than the other BOA articles on this blog. By the way, are these massive layoffs around…

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When one photograph says a lot

There’s a photograph I’ve been seeing a lot lately since Tuesday.  It’s one of those pictures that makes the old statement “a picture is worth a thousand words” ring true, yet in this case it doesn’t seem like a thousand … Continue reading

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My music playlist for today (May 31, 2012 edition)

Oh, I could play a ton of Bob Seger tunes in here.  Yeah, I’m a fan of Bob, have been for many a year. There’s still time to get deep into the Bob Seger collection … later.  For grins, just … Continue reading

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We have to keep breathing

I’m going to be fairly blunt here.  Things have been ridiculously tight for us lately, more so now than at any time in the past seven months.  And we’re down to one reliable vehicle … for now.  That means there … Continue reading

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AMY’S ANGLE — Getting ready to play and sing

By Amy Kathleen Miller This Saturday night, June 2, I am playing in a concert with the West Valley Symphony of Utah, and I am excited to be performing with them except for the solo that I will be singing.  … Continue reading

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

Please don’t expect me to pick one song off of each and every King Crimson album today.  For one thing, there just might actually be too many albums to go through to pick even just one song from each of … Continue reading

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The truth comes shining through

Here come some more of those fun experiences when I wake up in the middle of the night, start thinking about things that just won’t get out of my head and the more I think about them it just gets … Continue reading

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

I could get into some Dixie Dregs right about now for a jazz-fusion “fix.” Last week, I took a deeper look at Mahavishnu Orchestra.  It’s not a tremendous stretch to say that The Dixie Dregs were an American version of … Continue reading

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In search of America for Memorial Day — Part 4 of 4

So, how much of an American am I?  Or am I un-American? The young Army private shown in the photograph to the right is my Dad, John Miller, pictured from when he was serving in World War II.  He helped … Continue reading

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