Category Archives: Music

Sunday Afternoon Potpourri: Iambic Feet of Clay Edition

Mrs. M is at the gym, and I just got home from Wal-Mart a few minutes ago. So what say we get caught up, huh? *** Classes resumed on Tuesday, and my sections are what my mom would have called … Continue reading

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From the Prof to “the Professor”

Family and friends of Neil Peart announced the death of the former Rush drummer, who died of brain cancer on Tuesday at the age of 67. Neil, called “the Professor” by bandmates and fans, Peart’s virtuoso skill behind the kit … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon Potpourri: Northbound Edition

In the words of the Queen song, I’m lazing on a Sunday afternoon. There’s playoff football on the tube, but as a Bengals fan, I’m under no obligation to pay much attention, and classes don’t start for another week, so … Continue reading

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2020 Visions

So we’ve made it into another one, as I hurtle toward the double nickels this September. I’m reading an early Shell Scott novel (so early that Shell’s hair is brown, as opposed to the white that he has in the … Continue reading

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Now Boarding for 2020…

Mrs. M and I got home from a nice dinner at a local Mexican restaurant about an hour ago, and I’ll get back to reading a collection of Jeremiah Healy’s Cuddy short stories in a little bit. But since we’re … Continue reading

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Sunday Potpourri: Post-Christmas Edition

The Spawn is back in Terpville, having headed back yesterday. Mrs. M is at the Y, and I’m tending to a little laundry. Meanwhile. . . *** It was nice having the Spawn with us for a week, but of … Continue reading

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Sunday Potpourri: Home for Christmas Edition

Mrs. M is at the grocery and the Spawn is back in the familiar surroundings of her bedroom, likely chatting with the Main Squeeze back in Terpland. I’m downstairs with the Hound of the Basketballs, listening to Chris Carter’s British … Continue reading

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