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I hate the Red Sox

Sep 09, 2014 No Comments by

First I’m a Yankee fan; detest the Red Sox Nation, and not a Mets supporter. With that out of the way a friend and I decided to try to get tickets to the World Series, what the hell we live in the NYC metropolitan area. Using the ancient technology, land line phones we call the […]

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Pantera on Tour – Stepping up from the club circuit

Jul 25, 2014 No Comments by

I saw Darrell Abbott later that year at a guitar shop in Dallas and he signed the stub for me. He was still going by Diamond Darrell at the time. I remember he

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Thanks Liza – Blind date leads to 20 years of marriage

Nov 19, 2013 No Comments

I was working for an Architectural firm in Westchester County, NY that had the contract to redesign and update the County Center in White Plains, NY. When the project was completed the County held a Gala Celebration Concert headlining Liza Minnelli on April 30, 1988. I asked a friend if she knew anyone who would […]

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Cosi Fan Tutte – It’s Opera.

Oct 24, 2013 1 Comment

Cosi Fan Tutte was the first and second to last opera I have seen. I can say I’m not a fan of the opera, but one thing I will tell you if you have never been, know the story before you go. As a student studying Architecture this was a class trip where we when […]

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The Rangers Can’t Lose (on the road)

Sep 22, 2013 No Comments

AJ was sailing along thru the first 2 innings; the crowd was into it cheering for every 3rd strike. A little bump in the 3rd inning and with a little help he gets through 2 more. Then the 6th inning happens and with the bottom of the 6th Holland takes all the wind out the […]

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Ten Years After – Where were you Sept 29, 1972?

Sep 18, 2013 No Comments

One of my earliest concerts. Madison Square Garden, rocking on a Friday night. Back in the days of Marshall Stacks. Ten Years After was touring behind their album, “A Space in Time.” This was one of their best, and this show had MSG shaking. Great stuff from “back in the day.” 1. One Of These […]

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Gene LaVoy Chicago Bulls tickets Story

Sep 01, 2013 1 Comment

I was in Chicago new years eve and had to go to a Bulls game. I’m from northern Minnesota and I typically don’t like Chicago’s sports teams but I figured I would watch one of the NBA’s finest franchises. I had standing room Chicago Bulls tickets only but anywhere in the United Center is a […]

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The White Stripes – and husbands & wives

Aug 15, 2013 1 Comment

My husband and I realized that we didn’t like ALL the same bands at this 2007 White Stripes show. He copped quite a ‘tude the whole time and next time (which I hope there will be) I go alone.

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What MIGHT have been – the last Yankee post for 2010

Aug 11, 2013 No Comments

Even if what should have happened did happen, nobody outside the House that Ruth built would have known, cause in NY – the cable network that Fox is on was blacked out in  a “dispute” over money and the early games of the series basically didn’t exist. So, I didn’t watch the World Series, did […]

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1st Deadshow “brings smiling tears to my eyes”

Jul 20, 2013 3 Comments

the Grateful Dead July 4, 1990 Sandstone Ampitheater Bonner Springs, Kansas This was my first Grateful Dead ‘experience’ and I had no idea what i was in for. At 19 I already considered myself a psychedelic veteran but this particular day i met my chemical match. The temperature didn’t help – it was over 100 […]

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