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VLOG: My weekly harangue of Cal’s Books is complete!

Somehow, making this trip commensurate with what I’m actually reading at the moment gives me a certain . . . um . . . continuity.

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Backyard Jammin

   Playing the Uke today. Because I suddenly feel like it.  Now to the fly shop, where I can engage in the trite, anticipatory chatter about rivers, bears, and maybe Sasquatch gamesmanship.

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Finally, the step out . . .

I have this friend named Stu, who told me his conversations go like this: “I’m headed to work today. Can’t wait to get there.” “Why, what are you going to do?” “Play Ukulele all day, and you?” This doesn’t necessarily … Continue reading

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A mishmash of Ukuleles, Yosemite, and Strum Shops

My buddy Rob phoned me up earlier in the year to see if I wanted to go to Yosemite and climb Half Dome.  I said yes.  Then I realized that seventeen-mile cardiovascular death march was going to require me to … Continue reading

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Step Number two: Come up with an idea. Um, NOW might be helpful.

I had no intention of posting a follow up to the “possibly getting published” post from the other day.  But then I realized.  I’ve been writing for different things for years.  I’ve been published in things that saw regionally-limited circulation. … Continue reading

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And on that note, I think I’ll Have Victor Wooten sign my ukulele

NOTE: I’m writing this knowing full well that I will be heading to San Rafael tomorrow to see Victor Wooten.  Thus the subject is presently at the forefront of my mind. Having first picked up a guitar at the age … Continue reading

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Take a few minutes to jam with Ukulelien

In woodshedding the ukulele, I do what most do when marshaling the bloodhounds and hunting down the faint smells of related interests: I start scouring YouTube. Now, it IS possible for those outside the world of ukulele, to still be … Continue reading

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