Month: December 2020

When I ordered my 10-String Bamboo Chapman Stick back on May 5th in these Days of Wine and Covid, I wasn't thinking in terms of a Christmas present. But in a minor Christmas miracle, my much delayed shipment left California on December 18th, and arrived on my doorstep (did I hear reindeer?) on Christmas Eve. That may seem like a long delivery time - because it is - but you have to remember that these instruments are handmade to order...

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I was thinking this morning in the shower (it's where I do all my best existential thinking) that for all the Republican whining and pearl-clutching about imagined election fraud and far-fetched conspiracies causing them to lose the White House, they have only themselves to blame. It seems to me they had at least two chances in 2020 to seize the initiative and take total control of the government. What saved our democracy? Their own incompetence and short-sightedness, with a dollop...

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