Monthly Archives: May 2011

Bliss.

Today I found myself with a serious gift: ten consecutive daylight hours, in which I have nothing to do.  Nothing to draft or type, nothing to research, nothing to clean, nothing to mow or weed, nothing to attend; in short, … Continue reading

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The Small Ponds

The Small Ponds played last night at the Pour House, at the “Rebuilding Raleigh” benefit for the Raleigh Red Cross. (Public service announcement, there are a couple more tornado recovery benefit shows ahead:  one tonight, and another one at the … Continue reading

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Tonk, or Do Not Let Me Buy a Pedal Steel Guitar

Sunday afternoon I went to Sadlack’s to hear some Tonk.  I was a little travel-weary after a too-short mountain trip, but I’m glad I made the effort before I collapsed in a heap on my couch while my neglected chores … Continue reading

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Rapture

So I spent the weekend in the mountains, drinking with a bunch of fun-loving Episcopalians.  As my boss pointed out before I left, it probably wasn’t a bad place to be in the event of a rapture, just in case. … Continue reading

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Screamo

Last night, my friend Audrey and I went back to Local Band/Local Beer at Tir Na Nog.  I learned a whole bunch of new words:  screamo, scrunk, postpunk, grindcore, and lots of Danish words I can’t translate.  And probably shouldn’t. … Continue reading

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Duck Tots

My friend Veronica and I sit around at work and talk about food trucks, in between drawings of construction details.  We have been fantasizing for several weeks about Duck Tots. You know, like tater tots. Fried in duck fat. Just … Continue reading

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Justin Robinson and the Mary Annettes

Last night I went to Kings, for the Mt. Moriah record release party. Apologies to Mt. Moriah, and to the Organos; I was there to see Justin Robinson and the Mary Annettes. (And then I ended up drinking PBR and … Continue reading

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