Category Archives: nostalgia

It’s All in the Phrasing (“Self-Defense” vs. “Martial Art”)

Some of you who read this blog on a regular basis know that I started wing chun back in 1995. This was shortly after I started attending college. I was 19 years old…and a walking hormone. My college had a … Continue reading

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Belated Anniversary Post on the Smashing Pumpkins Album SIAMESE DREAM

SIAMESE DREAM turned twenty years old this past summer. This was the most important album of my youth, and yet I am only just getting around to writing about it! I wish I had a good reason why I didn’t … Continue reading

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Music and Its Importance in My Life

I tend to let my mind wander when I drive. (Don’t worry…this doesn’t mean I weave back and forth!) The reason for this is because wherever I have to go (whether it is work or an appointment) is far, FAR … Continue reading

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Nostalgia: About My Friend, Margaret

This is an old post from a different blog, so when I say “the other day” in the first line, I don’t mean yesterday. It actually went down a few months ago. Why am I reposting it here? Because I … Continue reading

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Reblog: “No Music, Just Memories”

This is a repost from the blog that I write related to my cocnept album, which no one seems to read despite numerous attempts to direct people there! For those of you finally willing to make the leap of faith, … Continue reading

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