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Month: October 2012

most difficult question part II ?>

most difficult question part II

In college, I listened to a wide variety of music. I watched the new wave 80s fade into the 90s alternative rock/grunge era. While I listened to lot of new music and artists, only a few of them stuck. CDs became the preferred choice for music delivery and soon mix tapes were a thing of the past. The main criteria I used for my list during this time period was longevity. Not how long the band stayed relevant, but how…

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the most difficult question of all ?>

the most difficult question of all

Over the past few weeks, I have been asked the same question multiple times. “Who is your favorite group?” While at first glance, it doesn’t seem like such a daunting question, for me it is. Music is more than a distraction to keep me occupied in the car. I can hear an old song and tell you exactly what I was doing and thinking when this song was popular. To me, songs are milestones. I really listen to the music…

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another fall break in the books ?>

another fall break in the books

If I summed up my fall break in one word it would be productive. I had lunch with friends, made a trip to Bloomington, worked on course materials and tried a new restaurant. I could not have asked for better weather for my days off. My favorite season did not disappoint. Since I am a huge grilled cheese fan, I had tried Lil Cheezers food truck. They opened a store front on Bardstown Road earlier this month. I was eager…

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great view and great conversation ?>

great view and great conversation

Sometimes the stars just align. I planned dinner and wine with a friend. Then invited another friend neither of us had seen in awhile. He then, in turn, invited another friend. The conversation ranged from buying a car in Cleveland to the Presidential Debate drinking game to the plausibility of the first friend running for political office in the next few years. Whew. Good wine, good conversation, good evening.