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    Celebrate Your Freedom Of Choice, Hug A Librarian

    By timoi in On Another Note

    BANNED BOOKS WEEK ends today September 30th. It runs every last week of September every year since 1982. The reason for the event according to the American Library Association is to remind Americans not to take democratic freedom for granted. ...

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    You Guys Got Some Opinions Alright...

    By timoi in On Another Note

    You know what I like about the Advocate blogs? The writers and the readers seem to be pretty educated people. If they don’t know much about a topic, they confess they don’t and proceed with their opinions I respect that. ...

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    Advertising Doesn't Always Work II

    By timoi in On Another Note

    You know what always cracks me up? Commercials. I’m not talking about professional ones either, although some ad campaigns are truly original. No, I’m talking about these regional and local jobs that find their way on TV and especially radio. ...

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    If There Is a Lesson...

    By timoi in On Another Note

    So I'm back in Victoria, came back last night after I recieved word from my work that we would be coming back online Saturday morning. I left my cushy surroundings in San Marcos (Thanks to my sister in law) and ...

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    Don't Mess With The Big Girl At The Dance

    By timoi in On Another Note

    I'm packing up to leave Victoria soon. It's harder than I thought. It's not sneaking up on us, and after Katrina, people are certainly in an uproar. Usually, I have tried so hard not to write about hurricanes or the ...

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    Primetime...

    By timoi in On Another Note

    Category 4 or not... If that meterologist interupts the season premiere of "Lost" with anything more than a text crawl... There will be consequences and repercussions

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    Sissies?

    By timoi in On Another Note

    I saw in the news today there is a report about kids’ lunchboxes. It seems as though many “soft” lunchboxes may or may not contain lead. According to the news story, many parents were in a rush to throw away ...

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    The Block

    By timoi in On Another Note

    As my bio neatly diplayed on the right side of this webpage suggests... I work with my brother on a variety of projects, but most notably on children's books. They are not the type of books you will see on ...

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    80 Big Ones B.B.

    By timoi in On Another Note

    I swear I never intended to keep the Blues/birthday/us old guys just hate the pop music on the radio theme... But here's another one worthy of note. B.B. King's birthday is today. He's eighty years old and still tours and ...

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    Tell A Joke, Be The Envy Of Your Friends

    By timoi in On Another Note

    Here's one... My wife asked me to take her somewhere expensive... So I brought her to a gas station.

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    Happy Birthday Kelley

    By timoi in On Another Note

    Today is my friend, Kelley's birthday. According to my friend Susan he should be about 48 years old. Kelley's not around these days to experience his birthday today. He passed away about 3 years ago. Some things you should know ...

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    Meet Me Under The Big Top

    By timoi in On Another Note

    Took my stepdaughter to the circus yesterday. At first it seems as though maybe the circus isn’t as magical these days because I was older but I decided that wasn’t the case at all. The old timey traveling circus is ...

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    Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown

    By timoi in On Another Note

    Following the Burnside story, Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown passed away Saturday. I hesitate to write too much because I would end up repeating a lot of what I said about the Blues and American genres... you can read about it here...1=6952' ...

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    R.L. Burnside (November 21,1926- September 1,2005)

    By timoi in On Another Note

    A few weeks back, I mentioned my love for The Blues... and when prompted to mention some of my favorite living artists... one of them I mentioned was R.L. Burnside. So while surfing the net and looking at various blogs, ...

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    Photographer Gives Bands A New Look...

    By timoi in On Another Note

    If you were to look through the eyes of Alicia Caballero, you would see so much more than just a bunch of unruly kids. You would see the state of music as it is today. In VFW halls, rented clubs, ...

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    Indie Music Does Thrive On The Net...

    By timoi in On Another Note

    Sick of buying a CD because you hear one good song, and then discover that the rest of the album stinks? Yeah so am I, that was a big problem in the late 90's and early part of the 00's. ...

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    Enter Paul Nasty (My Musical Roots, Part 1)

    By timoi in On Another Note

    I decided to write a bit about the people and musical artists that helped make me who I am today. It’s not something that I’ll always do, just when the fancy strikes me. But I got an email today reminding ...

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    Pray For Fats...

    By timoi in On Another Note

    My brother called me today, and a quick search online confirms his fear... Fats Domino is missing in New Orleans after Katrina... To see the story go here Fats Domino Missing The good news is, there is still hope. He ...