Category Archives: Alternating Feet

Potpourri for Election Day

So here we are, getting ready to learn which evil clown gets to lead the parade of horribles for the next chunk of time. Clan Mondo is divided, with one voting for Agrippina, one for Caligula, and one for Cato … Continue reading

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NoirCon 2016: Day Three

I woke up before the girls did yesterday, but woke them up after a bit, because they had a plane to catch back to Charlotte, and would drive back to Mondoville from there. The Spawn had brought a box of … Continue reading

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Post-Gig, Pre-Grading Potpourri

Did something last night that I haven’t done in about 35 years, but we’ll get to that. First… The Berries were the openers at last night’s benefit show for Aurora. We were supposed to go on at about 8:45, and … Continue reading

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A Friday Gig and a Saturday Walk: Homecoming Potpourri

It’s been a busy 18 hours or so. The Berries returned to the Soundbox in Simpsonville last night. We were second on the bill, so 80% of us gathered at the college at 7 last night to load the gear. … Continue reading

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Some Saturday Potpourri

Starting things off on a lively note, congratulations to my friend and high school bandmate Jim Faris on the arrival of his new son overnight. However, things didn’t exactly go as planned — Jim and Lora’s latest arrived in the … Continue reading

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“Radio is a Sound Salvation”: Gig Report

The Berries found their way into a new venue last night, as we made our debut at Greenville’s Radio Room. We set out on our expedition to the Upstate after a 6:30 load, and reached the venue a few minutes … Continue reading

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Birthday Wishes and Other Saturday Potpourri

Yesterday marked a couple of anniversaries that I find personally rewarding. In 1988, Tom Browning pitched the only perfect game in the history of my beloved Cincinnati Reds: I remember that, however, because it was also the Mad Dog’s birthday, … Continue reading

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