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A former pastor and priest-friend of mine, in his reirement  would occasionaly send out group e-mail messages with the subject “Varia-The News of The Day.”  It was an interesting way to keep up with him until his sudden death in … Continue reading

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All That We Can Be, Not What We Are

“The best thing you have to offer the world is yourself. You don’t have to copy anyone else. If you do, you’re second best. To acheive success is to be first, and that’s being yourself.” John Denver    (Shocking to … Continue reading

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List #2: Live Recordings

The second installment of my favorite music. “Just one man’s opinion, but a good man’s at that”.  (Any “Mounties”  remember who said that?) Tonight I was was supposed to be practicing three new songs for an event we are playing … Continue reading

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Did You Show Him My Card?

It was the summer of 1978…the end of the summer.  A few days earlier, I had been deposited three and a half hours away from home at Mt. St. Mary’s College (now University). It was the first weekend away from … Continue reading

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The Dreams That Have Escaped You…

How many immediately recognize those words? (You need to have a few years under your belt) John Denver was a great song writer and singer. He got a little weird as time went on. OK, a lot weird, but his … Continue reading

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I Want To Go Simply When I Go

Tom Paxton, playing one of his songs, about a famous cemetery Forest Lawn. The song was made popular by the Late John Denver who covered it and included it on his album, An Evening With John Denver

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This Old Guitar

As I look back on the years that I have been making believe that I play the guitar, never have I given enough credit to one the influences that kept me practicing when I did not want to. That would … Continue reading

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