Category Archives: Collectable

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The Joy of Being a Kid

Discovered on Pinterest today. I just made me chuckle. I have no idea where you get this done for your child. Gotta show this to my Suzy; she can do anything!

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Bicycle Erotica

“A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle.” ~ Gloria Steinem While researching military bicycles, I discovered the OldBike.eu site and an article called Bicycle Erotica. The collection is quite graphic and beautiful, but alas, it … Continue reading

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Packing Tips and Tricks

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving” ~ Albert Einstein I penned the Downsizing post last week, but thought I’d add some hard won, best in class ideas for your consideration. If you … Continue reading

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Allen Loomis C Melody saxophone

Scott Granlund of Granlund Woodwind Repair is a world class musician and repair tech. Recently he shared this story on Facebook and I wanted to get it out to my many friends who are not Facebook users. Those readers on … Continue reading

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Steampunk Design and Musings

“To some, ‘steampunk’ is a catchall term, a concept in search of a visual identity. To me, it’s essentially the intersection of technology and romance.” ~ Jake von Slatt Leon mentioned today on Facebook about a venture that he had … Continue reading

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Eppelshiem & Reese C Soprano Sax Redux

Here’s a recent update from my Gandalfe buys an Eppelsheim & Reese C Soprano post of two years ago. This advice comes from a professional musician and I still need to get permission to attribute this to him. But I … Continue reading

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Saxophone Vintage Toys

Helen the Canadian (yes, I call her that) has blogged at the Bassic Sax blog for a while now. She talks about bass saxes and other rare instruments. She teases me with pointers to sales of vintage instruments that I … Continue reading

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Albert System Clarinet, in a nutshell

Terry Stibal, an accomplished musician and historian, regales us at the Woodwind Forum with yet another synopsis from the musical world. The pictures are from the Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments. A long time ago, there was this … Continue reading

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Conn F Mezzo Soprano Sax ~ A look back in history…

Randy Emerick, a very good friend of mine and an aficionado of saxophone (as a professional musician, instrument repair tech, and sax collector extraordinaire) send me these two blasts from the past. He knows I have played the Conn-o-sax and … Continue reading

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