Monthly Archives: July 2013

They Weren’t Always Pearl Jam Either

I have not been able to stop thinking about this video since I saw it posted a couple of weeks ago. That.  That is Eddie Vedder, performing his first set as the lead singer for Pearl Jam.  He’s terrified.  Terrified, … Continue reading

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This Is What Democracy Looks Like

I’d wild-guess the crowd tonight at Moral Monday at around 8,000 strong. The government here in North Carolina right now is crazy, I mean pure evil crazy, but the people? The people are good. All I could think of when … Continue reading

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Dawg Days of Summer

Fletch and I won the battle of the fleas last weekend, when we took the house apart and put it back together.  Twice. What we did not win was the battle of the allergic reaction to the flea bites.  That’s … Continue reading

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Big Dreams

Lately I keep saying I need to expand my musical horizons a bit.  And then every time I step outside of my musical box,  I end up saying GET ME BACK IN MY BOX. STAT.  And put that guy’s shirt … Continue reading

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Flea Circus

The Seven Plagues of Egypt recently visited upon my household, which are all relatively minor but hugely irritating, include: ear infections which are not quite ear infections so the vet won’t fix them yet, although she’ll happily charge you $75 … Continue reading

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Outrageously Blooming

When I bought my house, thirteen summers ago, my three baby crape myrtle trees were so small that I could look right over them from my porch swing.  I’d sit there on summer nights watching people come and go up … Continue reading

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Far Too Long

Y’all.  By my calculation, the last time I saw Yarn was last August.  August.  How did that happen?  I think there was a conflicting show when I had Other Tickets, and a show on someone’s birthday when I ended up at … Continue reading

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