So here’s a reason why you should learn about the Teskey Brothers …

My old bud from my college radio days, Jim McCaslin, forwarded me a website about an Australian rock band named the Teskey Brothers. Okay … interested … The Teskey Brothers were formed by brothers Sam and Josh Teskey in 2008, and they are a blues-rock group with several Oz hits.  They just recently won three…

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My first snowflake photo of the 2019-20 winter season

The snow arrived.  And it arrived in big sheets.  We have a veritable winter wonderland today. And while everyone else is racing to Stewart’s for toilet paper and beer … I’m making sure I have all my connections.  I want snowflake photos. Last year, it took a while for me to get all my settings…

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The trivia game that helped to beat cancer

I’ll admit it.  I haven’t played as much competitive team trivia as I did in years past.  With the exception of tournament games or a challenging “friendly” competition, I’ve reduced my weekly trivia night play. But when my friend Loretta – a member of the trivia team A Few Cards Short of a Deck –…

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What’s Up in the Neighborhood, November 30 2019

Last day of November.  Only a few weeks until Christmas.  And I’m sure you’ve taken care of your Black Friday shopping, handling Small Business Saturday purchases today, and then I think it’s Blue Monday in a couple of days.  How does it feel … to treat me like you do … 😀 Well, here’s my…

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Canadian Pacific Holiday Train … 2019 Edition

Let’s start from the top.  The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train travels throughout the Northern United States and Canada, bringing holiday cheer to hundreds of thousands of people.  If you bring donations of food or money for the local food banks to the train, attendees receive a fun 30-minute concert of holiday tracks and pop /…

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It’s Thanksgiving Delivery Day for Equinox …

Today’s the day.  It’s a day I’ve looked forward to all year. For on this day, I will gladly deliver turkey dinners to someone in the Capital District. I am an Equinox Thanksgiving Day delivery driver. I’ve done this for years, and it’s been fun every time.  The car is completely cleaned out in anticipation…

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The 2019 PhotoCenter of the Capital District Members’ Show now has a theme …

The PhotoCenter of the Capital District is a great organization for experienced and first-time photographers to advance their crafts.  They hold a “Salon Night” on Tuesday evenings, and there are various “members’ shows” throughout the year. In the past, the PhotoCenter has hosted two “members’ shows” back-to-back – a “Best of the year” show (all…

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