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ALLIGATORS, LIP GLOSS AND SEX IN SPACE: WHAT I LEARNED FROM MAGAZINES THIS WEEK

February 29, 2016
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  According to both Russian and American space authorities, nobody has ever had sex in space. (Popular Mechanics, February 2016) Wealthy people don’t watch a lot of TV. (Money, March 2016) The more sleep you…

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Kathy’s Points to Remember

February 13, 2016
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To Sing or Not to Sing Chances are very good that nobody except your mother wants to hear you sing karaoke. It is best not to sing opera arias during a formal dinner party. Everyone…

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In Today’s Enlightened Society, Sucker MCs Still An Unfortunate Target of Bullying

August 8, 2015
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Sucker MC

With many formerly oppressed groups finally gaining crucial civil rights, one group seems to stand alone as still being an acceptable target for ridicule. Rightly so, discrimination against racial minorities, women, gays, lesbians, transgender persons,…

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Nobody Knows the Trebles I’ve Seen

June 3, 2015
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Nobody Knows the Trebles I’ve Seen

f (forte) I’m not one to toot my own horn, but when I started playing trumpet at the age of seventeen without any previous musical background whatsoever, many people told me they expected me to…

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Church Diaries

February 22, 2015
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Church Diaries

Choir Practice It’s Wednesday night choir practice time. As usual, only half the choir has shown up. This is a problem, because we only have eighteen people to begin with: 2 basses, 2 tenors, 3…

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One should always be drunk. That’s all that matters… Charles Baudelaire

January 28, 2015
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Saturday was my birthday. I wanted wine and song. My daughter called from Ireland to wish me a grand year, and suggested I check the internet machine for our local beloved troubadour to see where…

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Ain’t No Mountain High Enough

October 15, 2014
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As a child, I swore that one day I would grow up to be a Supreme. It didn’t matter that I was short, tone deaf and six-years-old, I would knock Diana Ross off her heels…

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Excellent Musical Adventures

September 15, 2014
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Excellent Musical Adventures

What’s the single most grating sound your eardrums will ever encounter? The shriek of fingernails grinding over a chalkboard? Sarah Palin talking? Nope, it’s the shriek of a kid practicing on a wood-wind instrument. In…

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Let There Be Rock

August 23, 2014
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Let There Be Rock

Yesterday I was reading the liner notes of a music CD. The band had risen quickly, toured relentlessly, and then imploded after the tensions caused from too much Holiday Inn food boiled over. Have you…

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Opera for People Who Don’t Like It

August 3, 2014
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Stage Directors The average opera has several principal singers, a few comprimario singers (opera speak for bit players), a chorus and sometimes dancers. Some supernumeraries might also be hired to carry big stuff, sit or…

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