Category Archives: Music

the road to Beauford

The journey actually started the day before in the town of Mattapoisett, Massachusetts. 
I don’t remember much from that time in my life but since I recently heard Mason Williams’ Classical Gas, I’ve been thinking about it…and I would much rather not. Continue reading

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the last waltz

the last waltz
 
it was a long time ago 
and i have watched the show “lost count” times.
 tonight i am at it again Continue reading

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The “right” violin returns

I would have preferred to post this video without words but I think it is important to introduce you to Michael Manners and Kuros Torkzadeh. 
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Hey Google

The other day I asked Google where my keys were and the little bastard said: “How many times do I have to tell you, I don’t do keys”.  Well, then what’s the weather going to be in Clonegal today? Continue reading

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The “right” violin?

I wish I had taken before pictures of my new/old violin.  It was given to me last week by our friends from Chicago that live in Clonegal village overlooking the Derry River. Continue reading

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Again

there is a commercial for a diet company  that touts …buy into the program and get two months of food for the price of one…that’s like getting the second month free… Continue reading

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Just thinking…again

OK…I’ll give you 5, no that’s 10 minutes, if you stay away from politics. Thanks Nancy …I can’t get into trouble in 10 minutes… Continue reading

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Hats, doors and gramophones

A door, hat and gramophone walk into a bar. The hat orders a beer, the door a whiskey and the gramophone a vintage wine. Another round follows and more after that. When things start to get a little crazy, the door closes, the hat is thrown into the ring and the gramophone plays Benny Goodman’s “the dreamer in me”. Continue reading

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Pink Cadillac

“Only those who dare will drive the world forward” is a line from a new commercial for Cadillac and it got me thinking about risk takers. Continue reading

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6’1″ again with John Cage

For those that missed it…. Continue reading

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