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[14 Nov 2010 | One Comment | ]

voices of the dead

history, humor, music »

[26 Oct 2010 | 2 Comments | ]

still making the world go ’round

history, literature, music »

[16 Jul 2010 | One Comment | ]

Continuing to think about the Tribe

food, history, music »

[13 Jul 2010 | 4 Comments | ]

Recap of my trip to North Carolina for the 2010 Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

music, opinion »

[5 Jul 2010 | One Comment | ]

A video of (IMO) the best guitar player ever. And a bit more.

music, shopping »

[3 Sep 2009 | 2 Comments | ]

I am planning on going to the Highland Games on Grandfather Mountain (link) in North Carolina next July.  With this, added to my having wanted one for years, I will be buying, and subsequently wearing, a kilt.  (link to most likely supplier)

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[28 Aug 2009 | Comments Off on from Beaufort to Baffin | ]

Many folks know (or can intuit) that I find things related to sailing completely HAWESOME.  And despite one’s thoughts on climate change, the concept of sailing the Northwest Passage is appealing.  There are few real adventures one can go on anymore, and this is definitely one of them – especially since the discoverers of this legendary waterway died doing so.  Reading this article at CNN struck a chord with me; how does this land – and the possibility of open water – affect those who live there?
CNN:  Sailing the Northwest …

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[21 Dec 2008 | Comments Off on donner und blitzen | ]

As it is likely the last post I will make before the day, let me wish each of you a Merry Christmas, and (as it has just begun here at sundown) Happy Hanukkah.  Of course, being the good host, here’s my gift to you.

(there is no good video of what I wanted)

music, religion »

[11 Dec 2008 | 2 Comments | ]

So my mind wanders…
I am a B
I am a B-U
I am a B-U-D-D-H-I-S-T (hold the “s” out)
and I’ve got B-U-D-D-H-A in my H-E-A-R-T
and I will be R-E-I-N-C-A-R-N-A-T-E-D
I giggled stupidly at this one:
Buddha, Buddha, be like Buddha
Don’t be like a barracuda (makes as much sense as a grouchy rooster…)
Buddha, Buddha, be like Buddha
and BOOST the Noble Truths
Actually, take any Vacation Bible School song, and wherever you hear “Jesus,” replace it with “Buddha.”  Or the word “Christian” for “Krishna.”  It’s at least as funny as doing “between the sheets.”

ethics, music, religion »

[3 Dec 2008 | Comments Off on the show must go on | ]

I had to pass this along – props to Wil Wheaton for the link.

You gotta love NPH, the funniest thing about How I Met Your Mother.