The Man in Black

Funny thing is, when I stop and think about when and where I grew up, I must have heard Johnny Cash before even the Beatles! He is certainly one of the few musicians that I both recall from my childhood and whom I enjoy listening to even today. R.I.P. Johnny Cash, 1932-2003

Final Thoughts on 9/11

I think this is a day every patriotic American holds sacred to some degree. A solemn day, recalling the events of two years ago and also a bit of a fearful day, wondering if there might be an anniversary attack. One might also consider the deeper implications of what happened that fateful day … Unlike … Read more

Stop the Presses

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On Change

Organizations move slower than snails, but relentlessly like glaciers. Jamie Dinkelacker, student of organizational behaviour

Two Years Later: the Assault Continues

But it’s not necessarily coming from the obvious sources. Read this chilling article for an in-depth review of how the constitution is under continuous attack; all under the guise of “fighting terrorism”. To that end, it is absolutely crucial that America

It’s a Small World

At first simply a story about a bunch of young folks who need to “get a life!”, this feature article from the LA Weekly is actually an interesting read, revealing little known details about Disneyland and its history. And, it goes a bit deeper than that. While not wanting to be judgemental, I do have … Read more

2004 Campaign Slogans

I recently found this collection of 2004 campaign slogans and just had to share: Bush/Cheney ’04: Putting the “con” in conservatism Bush/Cheney ’04: Apocalypse Now! Bush/Cheney ’04: Get used to it! Bush/Cheney ’04: Thanks for not paying attention. Vote Bush in ’04: “Because every vote counts – for me!” Bush/Cheney ’04: Four More Wars! Bush/Cheney: … Read more

Perspectives

18 years ago, I attended a fine set of concerts by the Grateful Dead at Red Rocks Amphitheatre near Morrison Colorado. I was reminded of those shows by a nice writeup of the weekend’s events detailed in this google groups archive. As it turns out, most members of the freshman class entering college this fall … Read more

Garcia Interviews

I stumbled across two interviews with Jerry. The first one is unattributed and undated, while the second one is apparently from guitar.com and was done in early 1985. Jerry Garcia Interviews