Category Archives: Life in San Francisco

“Re Re RE: Kick ‘Em in the Other Knee”

Dear Diary, I’m comin’ to you live (half-baked and barely) from the land of the diabolic cheer that begins with “Re”.  It’s about kicking a person when they are already down and it is exactly that I wish to impart … Continue reading

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Diary of Working Stiff: They Call Me Teacher.

Dear Diary, I suffer stomach pain for the 35th hour since our administration took their second pay raise this academic year. The word “beleaguered” doesn’t even begin to describe the feeling from daily occurrences manufactured from the top “executive team” … Continue reading

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Sonic iPadosopher

Here we go on another journey into the “pad world” of the very touch-able iPad apps for sound.  This is one area that I constantly learn from one of my previous students who actually made me want to buy an … Continue reading

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School, Music, Reading, Weather, Big Data, Yik Yak, and All Sorts of Non-Sequiturs

Coming to you live from the “HOW TO CONNECT WITH STUDENTS” side of a college campus. My friends, over here in my end of the world at City College of San Francisco in the Broadcast Electronic Media Arts department, we … Continue reading

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Work in the Box

You remember Jack?  He worked in a box…one that made you fast food. Now, his box is gone and his logo has gone all artsy fontsy. When I think of the boxes I have worked in, it makes me realize … Continue reading

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Westward Expansion – Health and Wealth

History repeating…  (Click the hyperlink, watch, and TURN IT UP! One of the best time capsule video and song mashups EVER!) Then, please come back and proceed: Those of you who are American history buffs know this best, but I’m … Continue reading

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Open Casket Wedding

It’s my new band name.  Open Casket Wedding – has a ring to it, no?  (Pardon the pun.) Today’s post is about the songs I heard today and the title is about living with the people who have taken over … Continue reading

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2 Million Light Years Away

The small center of my world fills up regularly with the misdeeds, Machiavellian calculations, and deceitful, closed-door chatter among a small group of elites. Continue reading

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Just Breathe…

Today feels fresh and alive.  Not in the way of a human countdown as in the new 365, but rather in that “only in northern California beautiful day” kind of way.  So many surf at the beach, bobbing in the … Continue reading

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It’s been too long…

Wow, time flies when you realize that your last post was 60 days ago!  Man, I gotta stop working.  {Head held between hands as if trying to figure out a way to pay the bills otherwise.} So, I wrote a … Continue reading

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