Chris Squire

“End of an era” is really about the only way to start this piece. Chris Squire, the bass player from Yes passed away this past week.  Normally I wouldn’t take the time to write about a musician who had just passed away, but I have a small handful of bands that so influenced me growing […]

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Snarky Puppy Lingus

Whether you’re a musician and like the intricacies of what’s going on or not, this is an incredible piece of music and performance. People try to figure out what the time signature is in this piece but I think it’s in 4/4 just with a ton of syncopation around it. The tune swings is a […]

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Colombian Retail

When you think of Colombia, what’s the first word that comes to mind? Now, have you ever been to Colombia? One of the advantages of travel is being able to see first-hand how the world really is as opposed to how you’re told it is.  Retail is one of those areas that can help “paint […]

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View Across Rome

I arrived at Castel Sant’Angelo about 8am and when I got to the rooftop I was alone.  Nobody else appeared for 30 minutes and I was able to take a series of nice photos in all directions.  I lived in Rome in the late 80’s early 90’s and it has sort of become (it became) my […]

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