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Music Monday: Not Exactly a White Wedding

Published on October 15, 2012 By bmagnus

I saw this picture and immediately thought of this song (which is not easy to play, so kudos to this guy for finding the energy to smile):   There are recordings of the composer playing this on wax cylinder.

Good News on the Economy

Published on May 23, 2012 By bmagnus

Seriously, I’m coming up on 9 years of writing here, and this is the first time I’ve been able to write those words without meaning it sarcastically. First, unemployment is down to 8.1% (locally, down to 12.4%). That’s still too high, and it still doesn’t account for people who have given up on finding a […]

Oh, Oh, It’s Magic

Published on December 29, 2011 By bmagnus

On my most recent trip, I had a unique book to read while lounging by a beach of white sand and impossibly blue water. That book was The Magic Room by Jeffrey Zaslow. No, not a fantasy novel for young adults, but a book about women — oddly bereft of feminism. It’s a book about […]