Category Archives: music

The Laundry List

Having not written for a few days, I have a bunch of things to declare as Perfect Moments, even if I cannot specify on which days they occurred. I showed my girlfriend a few episodes of Hell’s Kitchen. I haven’t … Continue reading

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A Bunch of Stuff

I’ve got a few things to write about. Somewhere in all of this, I should be able to find a Perfect Moment. Regarding yesterday’s post, the angle of my bike is definitely different on the trainer. It is higher at … Continue reading

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Trying Out Zwift for the First Time

Today’s Perfect Moment is my first Zwift ride. For those not aware, Zwift is an online platform that allows you to simulate riding outdoors with a pretty cool interactive landscape. If you have the right equipment (and you don’t need … Continue reading

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A Little Warmth

As October draws to a close, the weather, predictably, has started to cool down. While I haven’t broken out a jacket, I have done some things to adjust to the changing temperatures. The best of these, and incidentally Today’s Perfect … Continue reading

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….and Nothing

When you’ve got a “to do” list that is more like a “to do” book, and when you suspect that there might have to be a second volume to this book, then you’ve got two choices. You can either get … Continue reading

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Brown-Eyed Girl

Like all of my posts, I start writing them in my head first. I sometimes fixate on a phrase. Sometimes it is a single word. I’ve rewritten whole paragraphs because I wanted to include a particular word and I was … Continue reading

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Driving At Night

Driving at night is not always good.  Sometimes the lights of other cars is blinding.  Sometimes the traffic jams and the sea of red brake lights can give you a headache.  Having nothing on the radio can only make this … Continue reading

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My Internal Playlist

For Today’s Perfect Moment,  I have selected a scene from yesterday with which we can all resonate. I was out in my car, purposefully avoiding news channels and listening to music.  A song came on the radio that I hadn’t … Continue reading

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What Song Was That?

After my online teaching day was over, I decided to go out for a socially distanced walk.  It was raining a little and it was easy to stay the requested distance away from the very few people who were also … Continue reading

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Thinking of the First Concert I Attended

The first concert I ever went to was RUSH during the Signals tour. I had listened to Moving Pictures and the incredible Tom Sawyer many times.  The summer before, you heard that song everywhere.  Then at Christmas, I got Exit … Continue reading

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