Category Archives: Wikipedia

Subcontrabass Saxophone

I noticed that in the last couple of days some people have been searching for “subcontrabass sax” and getting hits to my blog. I go to Jay Easton’s Subcontrabass Sax page or Helen’s Bassic Sax blog for my researching needs. … Continue reading

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Ever Wonder What Tau Sounds Like (for math geeks)

The same fellow who presented us with “This is what Pi Sounds Like”, musician Michael Blake  interprets the mathematical constant Tau to 126 decimal places. So you know the rules.  For those geeks among us, here is Wikipedia’s definition of … Continue reading

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Ink, the art of fine tattoo

Sounds like a nice title to a book don’t cha think. I’m not sure what it is about tattoos, maybe that they are taboo… or were? I see a lot more use of tattoos in the world of fashion. I … Continue reading

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For Men: Fighting the Lust Thang

“I’ve looked on many women with lust. I’ve committed adultery in my heart many times. God knows I will do this and forgives me.” ~ Jimmy Carter I was lookin’ around for something to highlight today and ran across this … Continue reading

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Measuring Music Tempo ~ How fast is fast?

A music forum noob recently asked me how fast a piece marked Allegro should be played. It got me to thinking that I should place this here in case my source disappears, which btw happens more times than you might … Continue reading

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Living in the Pacific Northwest ~ Part One

I was thinking today about Suzy and my travels around the world. We saw a lot of nice places to live and decided that the Pacific Northwest US is where we wanted to live. Before our move I had never … Continue reading

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Bicycling: Are you a Fred?

The Two Spoke forum was talking (again) about being a Fred. So I thought I’d post this here to point to in future discussions.  Fred is a derisive term used by “serious” road cyclists to describe other cyclists who do … Continue reading

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Why is there no B# or E#?‏

At work on the company musicians alias a fellow named Wolf asks: Why is there no B# or E#? Or to put it another way; Why are there 7 notes A-G? There’s 12 halftones in the western octave. I get … Continue reading

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