Category Archives: Listening

To DC and back again

We took the train to DC to see Billy Joel perform. Taking the train has distinct advantages to the craptastic strip of 95 in the summertime. Playing cards with a messed up deck. Turns out some decks have more than … Continue reading

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Lovely evening

Last night we went to Flowers after 5 at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens. This awesome garden is minutes from our house and we only go at the holidays. It’s a shame that we corrected last night. We bought a membership … Continue reading

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Getting Caught Up

On Thursday, June 9th a straight-line storm raged through our neighborhood destroying some cars, tossing trees into houses and generally freaking people the heck on out. We were without power for four days. We checked out this crane one afternoon … Continue reading

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It’s already the middle of March

What have we been up to for the last three months? Working. Going out to dinner and listening to bands. That’s it. Wonder why content here is so light? That’s why. Here’s our list of concerts so far this year: … Continue reading

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Stressful

The past little bit at work has been awful. Someone who has been challenging to work with because she rarely completes work on time is finally moving on to something else. That sounds like a good thing, but she’s not … Continue reading

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Two Shows

Tuesday night we saw Stevie Wonder in concert. Stevie. Wonder. He stopped playing abruptly at 10pm. For an intermission. We are old and went to our hotel and fell asleep. A younger co-worker was at the same show and left … Continue reading

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Anything Goes

Last weekend we took the Nieces to visit with the better-half’s aunt and walk to the top of Crabtree Falls. You’re the top: You’re the smile on Mona Lisa: You’re the Louvre Museum: You’re the time of the Derby Winner: … Continue reading

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Playing catch up

We went to see Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox last Friday night and this photo is from their rendition of Sweet Child of Mine: The woman to the far right was tap dancing. Tap dancing. The best way to hear that … Continue reading

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Plus Plus

We went to a show the other night that was simply amazing. We saw The Bad Plus in a venue new to us. Because we were at the early show, there were only about 30 people in the audience. I … Continue reading

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Walking

During our walk this afternoon, the better-half and I overheard this song from a parked car: For a significant portion of the rest of our walk, we did a call and response of lyrics from the song. Not a bad … Continue reading

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