Category Archives: Music

“The time has come,” the Mondo said, “to talk of many things”: Potpourri

It’s another Saturday morning in Mondoville — Mrs. M is at the gym and the Spawn is upstairs asleep. As for me, I’ll scratch my blogging itch… *** I’m continuing my more-or-less random tour of Michael Connelly’s Bosch novels, having … Continue reading

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“Generations have trod, have trod, have trod…”

(Title source here.) So I seem to have embarked on another bunch of walking after a layoff that lasted most of the school year. Because of the slack period, I’m not quite at square one, but I’m barely onto square … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day, and An Evening with the Coop

We’ll start this morning with the well deserved wishes for a Happy Mother’s Day. Whether your carnation is red or white, and whether you are a mother, or celebrating one in your life, I wish you the best of days. … Continue reading

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Saturday Potpourri: Getting Cooped Up

This evening, I’ll be taking the Spawn to her first “real” (that is to say, non-Berries) rock show, as we head to Real City to see Alice Cooper and his band. It’ll be the third time I’ve seen the Coop. … Continue reading

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Grad Weekend Potpourri

It’s the morning after Commencement here in Mondoville, and I enter a break for the rest of the month, before I teach my traditional two courses in June. With luck, I’ll get a little writing done, but in the meantime, … Continue reading

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Potpourri: What? Another Bloggiversary?

Well actually, it was yesterday, but I’ve been doing this now since 30 Apr 10, which makes it seven years that we’ve been dropping by here. I’m grateful to those of you who have been with me for part or … Continue reading

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Mid-Gradeapalooza Potpourri

I have a stack of papers waiting for my attention this afternoon, but I thought I could procrastinate drop a line or two before then, so why not do that now? *** The Spawn’s sorority formal was Friday night, and … Continue reading

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