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“Wiggle Like You’re Broken” by Richard F. Yates

[Digital drawing made with the free “Paint” program that came with my laptop. 2019.] This is my emotional / visceral responce to all the music I listened to yesterday while I was prepping my “More Music, Please” playlist. Something about … Continue reading

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“S-A-TUR-DAY-Night! (And Sunday Afternoon)” by Richard F. Yates

Despite my broken back (which I’m certain you folks are sick of hearing about by now), the fam and I decided that we HAD to go see the Broadway Calls on Saturday night (11 May 2019). Mariah and Frankie (the … Continue reading

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“Read a Damn Book – 144: Rip It Up and Start Again”

Let’s get the suspense element out of the way: I LOVE THIS BOOK! I first discovered it maybe 10 or 12 years ago, and I have now read the dang thing three times. And each read-through has provided me with … Continue reading

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“Me vs. The Machine” by Richard F. Yates

It’s probably something that a lot of folks do—add some songs to a music listening device. I started yesterday morning trying to put a playlist together and load it onto my music machine, but there have been some serious glitches. … Continue reading

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“Astoria – Day One Haul” by Richard F. Yates

Three and a half hours sleep isn’t much, but it was enough. It got us to Astoria—and despite my prediction, I never did fall asleep in the car! (For those who have no idea what I’m talking about, look for … Continue reading

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“Obsolete Bot” by Richard F. Yates

There was a time when Obsolete Bot was known as Truth Bot, but the times have changed and old tech doesn’t always reflect our current understanding of the universe. For instance, when I was young (2.4 million years ago), MTV … Continue reading

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“Spooky” by Richard F. Yates

Hey, Mr. DJ, we need some fun, up-lifting tunes today. Life has gotten stressful and, yes, a bit spooky lately. But I am a firm believer in ESCAPE. I flee from reality, faster than the speed of thought, and MUSIC … Continue reading

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“Concert @ The Chinese Gardens, Longview, WA, USA” by Richard F. Yates

After a day of power-shopping in Portland, Oregon, a failed attempt at finding a bookstore (which I swear used to exist) at Jantzen Beach (on the northern edge of Portland), and then more shopping when we returned to Longview, Washington, … Continue reading

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“Music Question: Who Remembers Albums???” by Richard F. Yates

In our modern era of digital streaming, it seems like folks would rather pay for a service (like Pandora or Spotify or Apple Music) that gives them access to thousands of tunes (as long as they continue to pay the … Continue reading

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“My Thrift Shop Score From Yesterday” by Richard F. Yates

I live in a small logging town in southern Washington State (in the U.S.,) but for some reason, weird anomalous things happen here, all the time, that can’t be explained by modern science—like that time I found a Buzzcocks cassette … Continue reading

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