Music in 2011

I realize I don’t post much anymore, although I try to post baby pics and the occasional opinion on Facebook and Twitter.  So this will seem even more random than if I had five or six Braves or Harding posts as a cushion.  With that caveat, I’ll say that 2011 was a pretty good year […]

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Dave Matthews Band live in Memphis

I’ve seen a handful of really good concerts, but only a few times have I really been in the presence of musical greatness.  In terms of songwriting, I would put Switchfoot in that category, and Nickel Creek would make it both on both lyrics and instrumental proficiency. Dave Matthews Band certainly would fit that billing, […]

The Diaper List

Inspired by a recent movie called The Bucket List, my friend Brandon started referring to his own version of such a list.  Unlike the stars of the movie (Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson), his list isn’t about what he wants to do before he dies (or “kicks the bucket”).  Rather, he has what he calls […]

Friday Notes: July 6, 2007

It’s been a fairly boring week at home.  I swiped my baseball card collection from my mom’s house so that I could look through it and have something to do.  Still, I guess there are things going on: The Live Earth worldwide concert is tomorrow, and I think it’s being broadcast on NBC/Universal here in […]

Friday Notes: June 15, 2007

Here’s a little bit of what’s going on in my world: Melissa and I gave in and bought an HDTV last weekend, a Vizio 42″ model with 720p resolution.  I was suitably impressed with the combination of decent reviews and an excellent price point (from Sam’s Club).  Other than my house, it’s probably the single […]

Guitar Hero 3 will be a must-own game

For me, at least.  The first batch of songs for the latest installment in the popular RedOctane series was released today, and if this list is any indication, the game will be nothing short of spectacular. I never thought I’d be interested in the DDR-style games that basically only involve mashing the right button at […]