Author Archives: RPS

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Spring Might (Finally) Be Sprung

Seen in the yard yesterday:

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Light My Fire?

Getting back to my Black Sabbath post from a few weeks ago – it also surprised me that I couldn’t remember ever hearing the name of the group’s drummer, Bill Ward, since I’ve always been one of those people who … Continue reading

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Dead Food

The other day, I came upon a list of Jell-O flavors that had been abandoned. It seems a good idea, to me at least, that the manufacturers did away with: bubble gum celery coffee cotton candy Italian salad maple syrup … Continue reading

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Sabbath Colors

When I started playing music in bars, back at the end of the last century, it surprised me to learn that some of my favorite songs to perform turned out to be those I never had paid any attention to … Continue reading

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I Knew It!

I just finished reading The Soul of an Octopus (2015), and although it’s fair to say that I’m not as entranced with the brainy cephalopods as author Sy Montgomery, the book still was pretty interesting. Right at the start, on … Continue reading

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Overheard at the Bar Last Tuesday Night

“If I was in a room with you, Hitler, and Osama bin Laden, and had a gun with two bullets, I’d shoot you twice.”

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La Nouvelle Stuff

Late last night I went to my record shelves and pulled out the third of the Blue Note Decade of Jazz double albums – the one covering 1959 to 1969 – that I got as a review copy way back … Continue reading

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