Category Archives: Entertainment

Illusions

The steady rumbling of distant thunder awakened me too early in the morning. I stumbled into the living room to retrieve my phone in order to check NOAA weather radar. It revealed a couple of non-severe thunderstorms approaching town from … Continue reading

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International Strange Music Day

After buying “Live Peace in Toronto” by the Plastic Ono Band I learned to only play part of the album whenever my friends were present. They liked to ridicule my enjoyment of Yoko Ono’s, shall I say it, screeching style. … Continue reading

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Making Stuff

Yesterday afternoon, I donned my mask and ventured into the local Menard’s home improvement big box store. I needed a can of drywall primer paint, some paint roller covers, and a few other items. I managed to find the items … Continue reading

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Pride Month 2020

It’s hard to believe that we’re nearly half through June and I haven’t done my annual LGBT+ Pride Month post. I probably┬áplaced it on the back burner because I won’t be attending Pride events in San Francisco this year. This … Continue reading

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I Fell In Love With Electronica

An email about an early electronic music pioneer inspired a longer than usual response from me. John, who lives in San Jose, alerted me to some information about Delia Derbyshire. She was employed by the BBC and performed many early … Continue reading

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Nostalgia And The Quarantine

Today is Cinco de Mayo, but there will not be a community-wide party this year. Our town, as a whole, has accepted and adapted to our Mexican and Mexican-ancestry residents quite well. One way this is apparent has been our … Continue reading

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Marble Canyon Halloween Story

The quarantine has been a good time to take care of some bluejayblog archive maintenance. Since I started the WordPress portion of this blog on February 12, 2011, I haven’t done any bandwidth space saving culling measures by eliminating large … Continue reading

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