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About songdogmi

I'm a longhaired almost-hippie stuck in the inner suburbs of a major rust-belt metropolis who's thoughtful, creative, and kind of geeky. In exchange for a paycheck I run around in a cubicle maze most days. When I escape, I play music, hang out in coffee houses, dink around on the computer, take naps, and think I should be off in the woods somewhere. Every once in a while I get in my car and drive far, far away, though I've always come back so far.

Line in the sand

I may have been a faithless blogger here, but I’ve been pretty faithful to Twitter for the last few years. I feel I should apologize for that because of all the others who also left long-form blog sites for Twitter … Continue reading

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… moment of silence …

Charles Bruce (Bruce Charles) Montney Judy Cloutier Montney Gertrude Strachan Peter Cooper Vern Davis Rosemary Gilbert Charles Sanderson (David) Blair Sean Fitzgerald Heather Price Anna Dougan Owen Fite (Owain Phyfe) Bill McGettigan Donald Cloutier Shirley Slaughter Cloutier Karns Delores Hill … Continue reading

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Remember me?

Here’s a bullet-point sort of post to try to cover ground since the last time I posted, which I guess was mid-May? Of 2017, smartypants. – Dave was here Memorial Day weekend, and we saw our last Detroit Symphony concert … Continue reading

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No, not a demise, just my writing schedule is untimely. Sorry for the long silence. I’ve had a difficult time trying to convince myself to write, given the current status of things. I’d wake up in the morning, look at … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month

It’s the U.S. National Poetry Month (I think the U.K. has it in October?). I always have great intentions, and I always end up writing a post in late April that begins “I always have great intentions….” I haven’t come … Continue reading

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You’d think that importing the entries to WordPress was enough, but there’s still more to be done: 1. Most of my images that appeared in LJ posts were linked from my Flickr account. But a few weren’t, and were hosted … Continue reading

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There’s music, and then there’s music

A week ago, I played a show at my regular coffeehouse with a friend, a couple of singer/songwriters with guitars and caffeine. Tonight, I’m going with another friend to see the Detroit Symphony Orchestra play Mahler’s 10th symphony and a … Continue reading

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