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  • timoi

    If You Don't Believe Me, Believe Miles

    By timoi in On Another Note

    There is a really great book out there for guitar players, musicians, and anyone else looking to improve on what they do by approaching things in an interesting way. It’s called “Zen Guitar” by Phillip Toshio Sudo. It covers guitar ...

  • kellirhea

    An Ode to Tony Stewart: Victory and Milk

    By kellirhea in Quixotic Quicksand

    Tony Stewart won the Brickyard 400 on Sunday. Consequently, I was reminded of a poem I wrote about him a long time ago. After all, he is one of my favorite NASCAR drivers. It had been his lifelong dream to ...

  • timoi

    On Tom Waits...

    By timoi in On Another Note

    If you asked me who my favorite songwriter was, I couldn’t give you a straight answer. But in the top 3 most definitely is Tom Waits. If you have never heard of him, don’t be surprised. Tom Waits isn’t exactly ...

  • kellirhea

    Here We Are Now, Entertain Us

    By kellirhea in Quixotic Quicksand

    As far back as my memory allows me to travel, I have always been a music aficionado. As such, I am trying to pinpoint exactly when it was that music really died. Not necessarily in the sense that Don McLean ...

  • kellirhea

    Is this thing on?

    By kellirhea in Quixotic Quicksand

    Tap, tap, tap ”Is this thing on?” (Insert whining feedback noise here.) “Hi. My name is Kelli Rhea, and I’m a ” (No—that’s too cliché.) Ahem “Hello! I’m Kelli Rhea! It’s nice to meet you!” (Booooring.) Ummm “Okay. Let’s break ...

  • timoi

    Put On That Go Gos Record...

    By timoi in On Another Note

    Looks like our president has decided to take a 5 week vacation. How many do they take a year anyway? It just seems odd that recent polls have shown that most Americans are not even able to cash in their ...

  • timoi

    Score One For Secular Music

    By timoi in On Another Note

    There’s an urban artist I really don’t care for. His name is Nick Cannon. He has songs with titles like “Feelin Freaky”, “Gigilo” and “Your Pops Don’t Like Me”. I mean if you look up the lyrics for these songs, ...

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    Teens Drink, Adults Baffled, Tim Satirical

    By timoi in On Another Note

    It seems that 76 percent of Cuero students grades 6 to 12 admit to drinking alcohol in the past year.(According to a news story that ran last night on your local news) Cuero has a drinking problem. Who knew? I ...

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    Where Have All My Heroes Gone?

    By timoi in On Another Note

    I just realized something I sleep in on Saturdays. I mean, so what right? I’m 29, and I don’t work on Saturday, so I should be sleeping in. But I used to have a reason to wake up so very ...

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    It's All Coming Back To Me...

    By timoi in On Another Note

    It's been a surreal couple of days. For some strange reason, I keep running into people I have not seen in about 11 to 12 years. They are all from my youthful past. Some are from previous bands, my first ...

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