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Thank You Italy – Croatia, Here I Come

  Piove di Sacco, Train Station, Italy – Thursday, November 9th, 2017 “Some people see a mountain, I think I just need the right shoes and I can climb it like a stairs.” Let me begin with the essentials. Andrea Scarso is a legend. He speaks in poems. Nothing is a problem. We had some […]

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London – Milan – Verona

Sunday November 5th, 2017 – Terminal 5, London Heathrow The other side of my pre caffeine conversation with four separate British Airways employees regarding my protestations at their new rule banning guitars as carry- on luggage: “I understand, there’s nothing I can do.” “I understand, there’s nothing I can do.” “I understand, there’s nothing I […]

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Come on Tour with Me

JFK International Airport, Terminal 4 – Saturday, November 4th, 7:22am I’m sitting in a brightly lit cafe. Trying to pry my eyes open with a watery coffee. I am putting the coffee in my mouth but it might be more effective to pour it directly into my eyeball. A somewhat tortuous version of “They Can’t […]

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R.I.P. Freddie Cohill

October 14th , 2017 – Greyhound bus to Boston   “Of all the money, e’er I spent, I spent it in good company.”   Freddie died. I thought he was was invincible. David Bowie died. Leonard Cohen died. Chris Cornell died. Even Tom Petty died. But I thought Freddie was invincible. If you are one […]

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Record Release -Midnight at the Oasis – Summer in the City- Defensive Donkeys 

 Sunday October 9th, 2017 – East Durham, NY Travel confuses me. I think it was Margaret Atwood who said jetlag is the soul trying to catch up with the body. I’m paraphrasing. If she said it she said it in much more Margaret Atwoody way. I’m over the jetlag. But it is still baffling to […]

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