Category Archives: music

The Beautifully Sad Lana Del Rey

March 15, 2015 Oh yes, I remember. Carlotta, beautiful Carlotta, sad. It [the McKittrick Hotel] was hers. It was built for her many years ago…by…the name I do not remember, a rich man, powerful man. It is not an unusual … Continue reading

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Tech Transitions Part 2: Scheduled Broadcast to on-Demand Media

February 6, 2015 This is the second in a series of posts about my progression through technology transitions, with comparisons to broader trends across the country.This one tackles the transition from broadcast to on-demand media. Here’s the earlier post on … Continue reading

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Tech Transitions Part 1: Analog to Digital

January 17, 2015 My experience is that my habits lag, sometimes considerably, behind the relentless improvements in technology in which I am immersed. As one of the the long-time experts in computer technology in my school district, I provide a … Continue reading

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He Won’t Miss Us, But We Will Miss Him

November 15, 2014 Back when I was little, I would watch The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour, which aired from 1969 to 1972. I’d have my toy guitar slung around my neck and pretend to play and sing along with him. While my … Continue reading

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Kicks on 66, Day 3: Amarillo

June 30, 2014 Day 3 of our vacation was the last big leap westward, but before setting off down I-40 to Albuquerque we had a few places in Amarillo to see. I’ll admit I’ve never enjoyed the long haul from … Continue reading

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Kicks on 66, Day 1: Cowboy Hall of Fame

June 28, 2014 Route 66 On the first day of our trip west, Wendy and I drove south to Tulsa to begin our journey westward along the modern replacements for historic Route 66, which originally ran almost 2,500 miles from … Continue reading

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A Hot Time on Turkey Mountain

June 14, 2014 Wendy and I plan to hike during our trip to Santa Fe, NM in a few weeks. As it had been a month since we’d been out on a real hike, we¬†decided to rectify the situation with … Continue reading

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