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Grandparents can be special in their own ways. The song in this video is Youth, done by the band Daughter.
“Talking about music is like dancing about architecture.” ~ Thelonious Monk Here is one of the videos we made of the Microsoft Jumpin’ Jive Orchestra last year. Enjoy.
“The best things in life are free.” ~ American Proverb It’s a foggy, northwest winter morning and I am on vacation from work. I have been meaning to capture some of the cool free stuff (or near free) I’ve discovered … Continue reading
My all-time favorite big band, that I’ve played in, is the Microsoft Jumpin’ Jive Orchestra. Here is a slow number to dance to with your sweetie. Made up of hobbyist musicians, backed up by some ringers, this band is just … Continue reading
“First World Problems: Problems from living in a wealthy, industrialized nation that third worlders would probably roll their eyes at.” ~ Urban Dictionary We started hearing about “the First World” during the cold war, used to describe countries aligned with … Continue reading
“Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid just enough money not to quit.” ~ George Carlin When my two kids became old enough to have chores I took each of them, to the back … Continue reading
Eastwooding: Taking advantage of a Celebrity moment in Social media to gratuitously promote your cause. Picture from Pinterest, Tumbler, and Facebook as part of the Eastwood meme. Mitt Romney probably hoped that surprise guest Clint Eastwood would make his day … Continue reading
“Blues is easy to play, but hard to feel.” ~ Jimi Hendrix I was setting up a team event at work last month. I always chose a music them and this time was no exception. We have access at Amazon … Continue reading
Last night was picture taking time with my all-time favorite band, the Microsoft Jumpin’ Jive Orchestra 2012. This band is directed by Ray Guyll and consists of mostly Microsoft employees and alumni. The lead tenor and I (retired Microsoftie) are … Continue reading