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The Trick or the Treat

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0 Comments · Wednesday, October 25, 2006
Notes: Maybe I'm morbidly satirical this week because I just finished re-reading Orwell's 1984. The biting similarities between The Party and our current administration startle me. Question: did we r  

You Can Google It

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0 Comments · Wednesday, October 18, 2006
Notes: If you haven't heard of YouTube.com yet, it's okay you're probably already on it. Yesterday (I regret to say), I watched a home video of a chubby lady on a beach listening to her iPod and sing  

Lady of the Water

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0 Comments · Wednesday, October 11, 2006
Notes: The Lady of the Water in this song isn't a real lady at all, but rather a reference to the beautiful statue that adorns the center of downtown Cincinnati's most famous fountain. Recently, we'v  

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0 Comments · Wednesday, October 4, 2006
Notes: This Cincinnati banks of the Ohio River will feel crowded this week with riverboats, banjoes, and yodels as the Tall Stacks Music, Arts, and Heritage Fest chugs to town. In Tall Stacks of yest  

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0 Comments · Wednesday, September 27, 2006
Notes: Lots of folks believe that Cincinnati?s Coney Island stole its name from New York; according to legend, that ain?t right. The old timers in the area all know that the name hails from Pirate Co  

The Fall's on its Way - Click here to listen

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0 Comments · Wednesday, September 20, 2006
Notes: As the season of Fall approaches, I got to thinking about other falls that might be brewing in the world. Our leaders in the last few years have surely left us on fragile grounds in terms of o  

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0 Comments · Wednesday, September 13, 2006
Notes: This little love song fell my way when I was away from my Queen City sweetheart. I tried to connect my feelings of loss with the autumn sun?s departure from the horizon. Sweet Sunshine— Clic  

The Dust Ain't Settled Just Yet

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0 Comments · Wednesday, September 6, 2006
Notes: The 911 attack five years ago left so many young lovers destroyed. This song recollects one couple?s last goodbye that takes place before the hint of danger struck the air. These simple daily   

Here Lies Vera

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0 Comments · Wednesday, August 30, 2006
Notes: This song pays tribute to Ms. Vera Smith who, after surviving Hurricane Katrina, met a tragic fate as she was killed by a car on her way to the store. The body of this proud woman who walke  

Back to School

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0 Comments · Wednesday, August 23, 2006
Notes: Back in my day, back-to-school shopping meant a few No. 2 pencils, a Bic pen, and a packet of loose leaf paper. Nowadays, all the new technological school supplies have parents running scared