• Archive for November, 2012

    Scott Pendleton

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    When I started high school, I was a kid in transition. I was growing at odd intervals. My acne ebbed and receded like waves on a beach. I was in a lot of activities, and I was pretty anonymous in all of them. And I was adrift socially (as I have often been since)....

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    Quick Hits | Saturday, November 17, 2012

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    Today was a pretty decent day, although the middle of it was less constructive than I hoped it would be. Oh well. It started with a loop around the Loop with my jogging buddy, Kurt. With a month of lay off from getting out there, we had a decent time for covering the corse....

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    One Year

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    Today is the one year anniversary of losing my relationship with G. Though we did meet and talk once a few weeks ago about the last year, I still never got any clear answers about why I was released, why I wasn’t worth keeping around, why I was just let go. Today, my feelings...

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    SOTD: “Get Em Going” by Euge Groove

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    Euge Groiiove

    My original foray into smooth jazz started with a sampling of much of the exemplary music by saxophonist Dave Koz. Koz set the bar in jazz for me. With the help of Pandora listening, I’ve picked up some new jazz artist favorites over time. Along with Koz, Chris Botti stepped up as the man...

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    SOTD: “Can’t Feel the Pain” by Brent Bourgeois

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    Brent Bourgeois

    When I was in high school, Chris Payton, my musical taste mentor, turned me on to the Sacramento-based band Bourgeois Tagg, which was piloted by Brent Bourgeois and Larry Tagg. Bourgeois Tagg was popular for quite a while in Sacramento, L.A., and southern California before it had a few songs hit the national charts....

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    If You Want to Know Love

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    If you want to know love, you must stand in the center of truth and be who you are, where you are, in life with others. It is only when the true me interacts with the true you that we can find a basis to trust each other, respect each other, and love each...

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