Author Archives: Ron Giesecke

Faith, Hope and “Your Love:” Lari Basilio’s latest album.

Somewhere along the line, the guitar instrumental album became a hackneyed effort—at least as far as the electric guitar was concerned. In the 1980’s, a plethoric cavalcade of them were presented, and it seemed that most of them were hastily … Continue reading

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Making the most of my rogue, photoshop SKILLZ

The last six or seven years has afforded me the opportunity to start plunging down various technological rabbit holes with regards to adobe products. Somewhere along the line I discovered that I did not like making movies, or editing video … Continue reading

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I’m Thankful for Dean Martin

Note: My father passed from this earth in July of 2005. I distinctly remember my first thanksgiving without him. The following was written shortly after that, with as much contemplative gratitude as I had within me. Perhaps it touches a … Continue reading

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This Song Brought To You By The Letters O, M & G

One of the pillars in my childhood was the pre-Elmo pre-woke Sesame Street on the local public broadcasting channel. And when I reference this, I’m talking about icons of the show that are long gone, or . . . at … Continue reading

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Vegas: The Ride In

To be honest, I haven’t flown a whole lot in the last ten years, so I figured the post 9/11 measures that still exist would also be an extra pain in the rear with Pandemic-related stuff. I was pleasantly surprised … Continue reading

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An Appointment in Deadwood

I have solidified my newest show at the Arts Theater in Cottonwood, Ca. June 25, 26 & 27. Tickets can be purchased here: https://www.eventbrite.com/d/ca–redding/ron-giesecke/?fbclid=IwAR2jfmVk5yTLFayhOFAljg-qHyAFD3JOV3mDXDAEwCuRhQh41qOm-1c12OU

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The Pirates Of Pollard Flat

Originally posted on A Tenkara Journey:
Quite frankly, I’ve had fits and turns with the idea that the “fly doesn’t matter” in, not so much western fly-fishing, but Tenkara fishing specifically. I’m not exactly an adherent to this, but again,…

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Okay, Maybe I Have to Re-Write (and how my habit of trolling may get me published)

Today is the day that I stare into the narcolepsy-inducing abyss of needing to re-write my book.  The main reason is simply because  the next phase will me more laborious than the actual creative process– and this has to do … Continue reading

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I’ll shank a fool before I self-publish

This writing process thing–and by that I mean the fiction/novel crucible, is a bit daunting.  When I started out thinking I was going to use this “down time” to write a book, I first went into Barnes & Noble, and started … Continue reading

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Re-writing Is for Suckers

Actually having finished a rough draft of an entire book is a shock to the system for me.  I talked all kinds of smack about it five years ago.  I  had all kinds of MS-13-level bravado about it.  I had … Continue reading

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