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Chairs!

Noel, in his brand new necessarily short haircut (all the better to face the heatwave with), donated Yankees shirt and CPFC shorts sizes up daddy’s newly built shelves and newly...
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Featured Wine: Pesquie’s Vin de Pays Viognier

CHATEAU PESQUIE VIOGNIER, VIN DE PAYS PORTES DE MÉDITERRANÉE, FRANCE 2006, $12-$15 My ongoing quest for good value Viognier has come up short of late, much as it has with...
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Dig the New Digs

This is the inaugural post from my new office and home; I closed out of my Phoenicia place this morning and, while it will take the family most of the...
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Summer Holidays….

….Took a few days R&R last week – a busman’s holiday to be precise, which I’ll try and report on in next couple of days. Stay cool…....
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Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness

I know a few people who would like to issue a fresh Declaration of Independence right now – and I count among them the significant majority of American residents who...
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Tied, True, Tested and Blue

The last time I saw garage rock cu(l)ties the Detroit Cobras, it was at Southpaw in Brooklyn, about 300 yards from my old house. This past Friday the group played...
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The Sound of Silence

Tune your computer to your favorite Internet radio station today and you may find yourself listening, not to music, but to silence. To protest the new royalty rates set by...
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The Bad Leg Blues Part 3: All’s Well that Ends Well?

Where were we? Ah yes, finally getting to see the orthopedist we should have been seeing in the first place. (You may want to read parts 1 and 2; I...
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