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Date registered: September 5, 2010

Latest posts

  1. Where “A Lot of It” Came From — August 13, 2013
  2. Some thoughts on The Blues on it’s day — August 3, 2013
  3. Blues Guys (and some other people) Need Hats — May 21, 2011
  4. Valdes Days (Daze?) — April 24, 2011
  5. Steve James Workshops and Private Lessons at Blind Lemon’s In March 2011 — February 14, 2011

Most commented posts

  1. Some Commentary on the Medical Experiments in Guatemala in the 40’s — 10 comments
  2. In Search of Balance — 9 comments
  3. Some thoughts on The Blues on it’s day — 8 comments
  4. A watershed advocate in Guatemala respects local economic realities — 7 comments
  5. Steve James Workshops and Private Lessons at Blind Lemon’s In March 2011 — 5 comments

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Sep 30

Rainy Season in Guatemala. Lake Rising….Mountain Falling

The (provisional) main dock in San gets redone about once a week now.

The (provisional) main dock in San Marcos….it gets redone about once a week now. If you’re a hard core Christian, maybe you believe that the earth is only 5,000 years old, but if you’re more prone to the scientific view, you probably think that it’s had a lot more birthdays than that.  You know how …

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Sep 22

In Search of Balance

fat eating junk

Balance, metaphysically speaking, denotes a desirable point between one or more opposing forces.   And with respect to food consumption and nutrition, I’d certainly like to know where this point is, and maybe go have a look to see what we’re shooting for, if we’re even shooting for it.  It seems like, wherever I am in …

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Sep 15

Mark Twain covered more ground than kids running around the Mississippi.

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That may be obvious to a lot of you, but it wasn’t to me.  I think that the general public has an idea that this guy just wrote nice stories set around the Mississippi River in the late 1800’s.  And I am sure that the Texas State Board of Education would love to keep it …

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Sep 09

Atitlan Acoustic Guitar Workshop 2012 with Steve James at Blind Lemon’s in Guatemala

The Patio at Blind Lemon's

Come to beautiful Lake Atitlan in Guatemala for a 5 day intensive Workshop/Study of the roots and blues styles of the American masters with world renown guitarist/teacher Steve James. Next year’s workshop will be held on March 5th through the 9th, 2012, at Blind Lemon’s Restaurante & Cafe, in San Marcos L.L., Solola, Guatemala.  Blind …

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Sep 06

Ecuadorian ExPats remember the day….

Catarina y Carlos

This from my friend Rudra/Gary via his View From the Roof post. Remembering back in the day, here in San Marcos.  He writes……. This View from the Roof is a little out of the ordinary. I’m not a great music aficionado, but I do like the blues of a certain flavor. And my favorite flavor …

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Sep 06

First Funk Video

This is my first youtube video, it’s gonna probably make over 1400 views in it’s first month.  Not bad for beginners.  I guess that I will eventually post them all here, but you can always go to my youtube channel as well. I need some more subscribers; that would help get somethings moving in google …

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Sep 06

Antonio’s Blues

Well, here we go!  I guess we’re gonna talk about the blues, playing the blues, singing the blues, the why, what for and the where for of the blues.  This is a subject that’s pretty wide and pretty long.  And hopefully it all ends up in a song, but it never starts out very musical. …

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