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John Mellencamp rocks on

Let’s get some biased points immediately out of the way. One: I am a native Hoosier who grew up in a small town. For those unfamiliar with the word, a Hoosier is a person from the state of Indiana. Two: … Continue reading

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Life is good

Spring is here, even in the Pacific Northwest. Trees have leaves. Robins are frolicking in the bird bath. Last week, Mother Nature teased us with some gorgeous weather. This week, there’s a few sun breaks followed by sputters of rain. … Continue reading

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Let there be music

And music. And music. And music. I always knew I had an eclectic taste in music. Now the artists on my iPad confirm it: Adele; Big Mama Thornton; Billie Holiday; Daniel Powter; Earth, Wind & Fire; Luciana Pavarotti; Maroon 5; … Continue reading

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Drinking the Apple juice

Now I understand why Apple computer fans are so fanatical. I bought my very first Apple product about a month ago: an Apple iPad. I’ve had my eye on one for a while, especially after a trip in April when … Continue reading

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It’s Summer Solstice 2012

The first day of summer. The longest day of the year. And the sun is shining even in Portland, Ore.! Yes, it’s true. Mother Nature is bestowing the city with an actual summer day today. But the forecast calls for the … Continue reading

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Grimm subtleties

Kudos to the writers of the NBC television show Grimm! The sub-plots in this series get better and better, and sometimes they are so subtle that if you blink you miss something. For instance, did you notice how “Sgt. Wu” … Continue reading

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Releasing my native Hoosier

Heeding some friends’ advice to get out more I went to the NCAA basketball tournament on Saturday in Portland, Ore. The match up? The Hoosiers of Indiana University vs. the Rams of Virgina Commonwealth University. IU had played on Thursday night … Continue reading

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