Monthly Archives: April 2014

Easter Parade and Drumming

The older I get the more I find myself wondering why I became a drummer. Drums were my third instrument maybe even my fourth if I include rejection of the clarinet, that metal tube with the stick that made me … Continue reading

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The Consuls

1956 Ford Consul(*)©  Our repertoire and sound were established by rehearsals at Bruce’s house. Norm’s swing/rock’n roll tunes became the climax of our shows, and Bruce’s vocal renditions of Huey Piano Smith’s and Fats Domino’s songs were the essence of our … Continue reading

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April 18, 2014 Since I published “Oil By Train Or Pipe”inspired by an email from the U.S. Energy Administration, some times identified by the acronym EIA, a slew of Nobel Laureates that included former president Carter was reported to have … Continue reading

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Steady She Goes

April 3, 2014 Yesterday, the day after the face of the FR chair kept appearing in a corner of my TV As yields tumbled and prices surged with stocks through the day And gale winds, valorously fought by the Fed.’s … Continue reading

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