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Wickerman 2013

Our dear friend, Eggie, Justin & I made the sojourn to Pennsylvania for the Wickerman Burn Festival again this year. Each year is so different from the last; each an experience unto itself; this year was no exception. We arrived late Monday night after an almost-11-hour drive from Rhode Island to this patch of land […]

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The Sun Shines Down On Me…

I’m walking down that empty road But it ain’t empty now, Because I’m on it. – Daniel Johnston, “The Sun Shines Down On Me” I had almost completely forgotten about this song. Further, I had almost completely forgotten about this version of this song, which (admittedly late) brought my attention steadfast to the genius of […]

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Nom Nom Nom

Justin & I took a saunter up to the Community Garden today to check on the plants, water, and see if there was anything we could harvest. The spigot has either been stolen or replaced with some funky gadget that we can’t access, so we couldn’t water. But thankfully, the Big Guy in the Sky […]

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Hard Travelin’ – Ramblin Jack Elliot & Woody Guthrie

I was working a little (against my will) this morning. I had my corporate-devil digital music player selected to play the last few albums I’ve downloaded when the Ramblin’ Jack Elliot album, Hard Travelin’: Songs By Woody Guthrie And Others chimed in. This is a GREAT collection of folk songs, even for people who don’t […]

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Bird is the Word

It is Thursday, November 29, 2007 and I have just had an art-of-body experience. Justin & I made our way to Lupo’s Heartbreak Hotel in Providence to see Andrew Bird, violinist extraordinaire, and his experimental band of gypsies perform. I’m writing about it here because I believe what I experienced tonight was less of a […]