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Monthly Archives: August 2009

My, How Time Does Fly

Wow, Laura and I were married sixteen years ago today. Sometimes it’s hard to believe it’s been that long, but the rest of the time I can’t even remember what life was like before marriage. And yes, that’s a good thing; saying “I do” was

RIP Les Paul

I’m late with this, but I couldn’t let the passing of Les Paul go without comment. Unquestionably one of the virtuoso guitarists of all time, Les was also a brilliant innovator and inventor who pioneered the use of overdubbing, tape delay and multi-track recording and

Flynn’s Won the War

During my recuperation, I’ve been enjoying my new box set of Errol Flynn westerns and getting back in touch with my inner Flynn fan. Just for fun, here’s a clip from the star-studded “Thank Your Lucky Stars,” which gave Flynn a rare opportunity to show

Quick Update: Doing Fine

Just in case anybody’s out there biting their nails over my state of health (I’m looking at you, Julian!), thought I leave a quick note to say everything went fine.  They wheeled me into the OR yesterday at 9:15 AM and by 11:30 I was

The Gall of That Guy!

I’ve always had trouble with certain foods, but this year I’ve been sick more often than I think I ever have been.  I also developed an unpleasant pressure below my rib cage on the right side, so after a visit to the doctor I went in

Weekend Washington “Wings” Tour

Quite an adventure this past weekend as we journeyed up to D.C.  to see Paul McCartney in concert at FedEx Field. It was a great show, and possibly the biggest we’ve seen in terms of venue, topping Paul’s 1990 gig at the old RFK Stadium