Monthly Archive: March 2008

tunerev: The Red Piano by Elton John 3

tunerev: The Red Piano by Elton John

Last year, it was a trip with our friends Monte and Margaret (from Munich) to Oxford, England to see Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds…and a fantastic trip it was. This year, it was Vegas...

Rockets lose to Spurs, 9 games left in the stretch 0

Rockets lose to Spurs, 9 games left in the stretch

Following today’s 109-88 mauling by the Spurs, the Rocks are 3-4 following their record setting 22 game winning streak. There’s not much to speak about today’s game: Scola and Landry showed why there is...

Rocks beat the Lake Show, 22 in a row and 1st in the West 0

Rocks beat the Lake Show, 22 in a row and 1st in the West

1st place in the Western Conference must feel good, but how they got there, with many people playing a part, must make them feel even better. Lakers down, Celtics next up in Tuesday night...

bookrev: 101 Masterpieces of Music and Their Composers by Martin Bookspan 0

bookrev: 101 Masterpieces of Music and Their Composers by Martin Bookspan

Spring cleaning…the only part I enjoy about it is finding things I’d forgotten about or thought I’d lost. Luckily, I found my 1973 copy of Martin Bookspan’s brilliant compendium of classical music. Though the...

Saw the Rockets win #19 0

Saw the Rockets win #19

We are still not sure which was better: Mutumbo getting 5 blocks + finger wagging opportunities….all in the first half (bless his 41 year old body); Richard Jefferson of the Nets dunking on Mutumbo,...

Brett Favre, say it isn’t so?!?!? 0

Brett Favre, say it isn’t so?!?!?

I grew up in Texas. Dallas Cowboy country. But I’m a Packer’s fan through and through. I was one of the few kids that took the Packer Backer newsletter back in the day. I...

a republican invades the Texas democratic primary 1

a republican invades the Texas democratic primary

In Texas your party affiliation resets every year. So even though I’ve voted republican in the last six presidential elections (except for a minor dalliance with an independent for which I have forgiven myself)...

bookrev: Triangle by R.J. Archer 0

bookrev: Triangle by R.J. Archer

Take a little of Graham Hancock’s theories on Earth’s ancient civilizations, mix in some Clive Cussler-type adventure and action, put on your scuba gear and grab your archaeological text books. Let me see…that’s one...

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