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Sinatra at the Sands

“the sands is proud to present a wonderful new show, a man and his music. the music of count basie and his great band. and the man is frank sinatra.” this familiar opening is the start of one of my favorite albums of all time, Sinatra at the Sands. I really like the Frank, Dean, […]

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Friends’ Songs

You know how they say scent is a really powerful thing to help you remember your memories? For me, I think I also associate music with people as well – when I hear certain songs, I find myself being reminded of friends and people I know. Do you do that? Hear a song and instantly […]

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My iPod Persona

After reading this post by another DC blogger, I got to thinking about my iPod and what it says about me. Absurd Reality starts by telling a story how a guy she was seeing had an iPod that was full of NPR podcasts, and only NPR podcasts. this was the first red flag for her. […]

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Guitar: First Timer Challenges

So after getting the guitar and messing around with the chords I knew, I realized a few things: 1. I need to develop guitar finger callouses 2. my fingers need to get that muscle memory 3. I have no strumming rhythm 4. it takes forever to find good instructional videos online I settled on what […]

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2011 New Year Resolution

Well, we are three weeks into the new year and I have finally settled on the resolution for this year. in previous years, the all-encompassing “be better” resolution was enough to satisfy curious friends. now, this isn’t to say I can’t get any better, trust me, there is plenty of room for improvement. this year, […]

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