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This Could Get AWKWARD…

Filed in Delaware, Featured by on December 5, 2018 7 Comments

…in the best possible sense.  No one deserves this more than Park City Kathy, soon to be the Delaware State Auditor. Here’s the delicious story. Absentee Auditor Tom Wagner fires Kathleen Davies back in 2017, apparently b/c she was getting too ‘uppity’. By which he meant actually functioning as an auditor and performing audits. Davies […]

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Song Of The Day: Dec. 5, 2018

Filed in Arts and Entertainment by on December 5, 2018 0 Comments

Let’s take one last listen to ‘The Nighfly’ before we move on. Wonder if there’s anything worth salvaging off of ‘Kamakiriad’…

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Song Of The Day: Dec. 4, 2018

Filed in Arts and Entertainment by on December 4, 2018 4 Comments

Donald Fagen’s hommage to the Four Freshmen:

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Song Of The Day: Dec. 3, 2018

Filed in Arts and Entertainment by on December 3, 2018 4 Comments

Here was the event.  Here’s the song:

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Song Of The Day: Dec. 2, 2018

Filed in Arts and Entertainment by on December 2, 2018 4 Comments

This guy had more than one great song in him.  But he’ll be remembered most for this one:

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Song Of The Day: Dec, 1, 2018

Filed in Arts and Entertainment by on December 1, 2018 1 Comment

Maybe everybody has one memorable song in them. Danny O’Keefe did:

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Song Of The Day: Nov. 30, 2018

Filed in Arts and Entertainment by on November 30, 2018 1 Comment

I scour the internets so that you don’t have to. Sometimes I come up with something as mind-blowing as this: 28 trombonists performing the following:

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Song Of The Day: Nov. 29, 2018

Filed in Arts and Entertainment by on November 29, 2018 2 Comments

This collaboration with the N’awlins ‘Indian’ tribe, The Wild Tchoupitoulas, helped convince Neville Brothers to become a band on their own. This is the America that I love:

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A Half-Good/Half Bad Idea From NCC

Filed in Delaware, Featured by on November 28, 2018 6 Comments

Karen Hartley-Nagle’s absence from last night’s County Council meeting reminded me that I wanted to talk about this.  I’ve come around to agreeing with Councilman Smiley that the members of County Council should elect their own Council president.  Not just because we’ve had some horrible Council presidents, including the current embarrassment.  But also b/c, as […]

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Song Of The Day: Nov. 28, 2018

Filed in Arts and Entertainment by on November 28, 2018 0 Comments

The Neville Brothers, at the peak of their musical powers:

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Let’s Talk Delaware Governor’s Race For 2020, Shall We?

Filed in Delaware, Featured by on November 27, 2018 50 Comments

I’ve been thinking about this race. A lot. So many questions. Let’s ask (and try to answer) a few: Will John Carney run for reelection? On one hand, he seems totally bored with being Governor. He has yet to put his stamp on the office, and he doesn’t appear to have anything approaching a direction […]

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Song Of The Day: Nov. 27, 2018

Filed in Arts and Entertainment by on November 27, 2018 0 Comments

There was a time, IMHO, when this was the greatest touring band in America. Caught ’em live at the Chestnut Cabaret in the late ’80’s.  Just great American music:

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Song Of The Day: Nov. 26, 2018

Filed in Arts and Entertainment by on November 26, 2018 0 Comments

I couldn’t close the book on the political career of Greg Lavelle w/o this homage to his final campaign:

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