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Woodshedin’ with Bird in Eldon, MO

I spent eight years growing up as a home schooled kid in rural Eldon, Missouri. I had free range of the town and knew every corner and outlying area of it. These days, I love the music of Charlie Parker. … Continue reading

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Le Moribond: Of dying, infidelities and boy band covers

Since I discovered Jacques Brel a few months ago, I’ve listened to little else. His catalog of songs is for a lifetime of  absorption and enjoyment. To pull out one perfect gem, this song “Le Moribond:” A version with English … Continue reading

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Quote for the Day: Montaigne on the difficulty of waking young children

Since my wife started a new job, neither she nor our daughter can enjoy the luxury of sleeping in as often as before. And because Wendy leaves for work before I do, the responsibility for making sure Sylvie is up, … Continue reading

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The History of a Subway Shop Revealed

The Springfield News-Leader has a nice History Revealed interactive feature up on their website showing several buildings around Springfield, Missouri as they are now and as they appeared some time in the past. This Subway shop and former service station is … Continue reading

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Quote for the Day: David Foster Wallace on the joys of parenting

If you’ve never wept and want to, have a child. – David Foster Wallace in Oblivion Though very short – less than three pages of a single, flowing paragraph – David Foster Wallace’s story, “Incarnations of Burned Children,” includes passages that … Continue reading

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Seth Thinks @ SeThink

Here is my first blog entry at SeThink. I will use this space to comment on the books I am reading, the music I am listening to, the current events I am witnessing, and the experiences I am living.

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