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Segarini: Alphabet Soup Part Two – And a Note From My Mom

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 30, 2015 by segarini

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Here’s Part One. If you haven’t read it yet, read it now.

Now then…first things first.

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Roxanne Tellier – The Things We Leave Behind

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 1, 2015 by segarini

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The battle continues to rage over what stays and what goes in the purging of my suburban bungalow. And if you think you’re sick of hearing about it, try living it. It’s mindboggling. It’s the longest and most brutal ride ever.

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JAIMIE VERNON – MEMORIES FADE

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 14, 2015 by segarini

YouthInAsia1 This week marked two important memorial milestones in Rock and Roll History. It was 51 years ago on February 9th that the Beatles walked into the homes of America –and the world – via ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’. The other was the 56th anniversary of the Day the Music Died – with Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and the Big Bopper perishing in a plane crash on February 3, 1959 [in a sad coincidence, Holly’s bassist in The Crickets, Joe B. Mauldin passed away on February 7th this year]. I’m of the generation that neither event was contemporaneous to me. I can only measure their importance by the impact crater they left on pop culture…and music specifically.
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JAIMIE VERNON – SPIRIT OF ’76

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 7, 2014 by segarini

 

250_23750261354_2817_nMy world in 1975 was earmarked with two rollercoaster events – the emotional and physical upheaval of my life when my parents bought a new house and uprooted us to the suburbs…and a two week trip across Canada with my grandmother in her 1972 Skylark. The trip trumped the spritof76upheaval and I slowly began to grow accustomed to my new surroundings, friends and lifestyle. So 1976 was a complete surprise when it introduced a number of firsts.

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